Contract Summary

  • Published Date: 3 July 2020

  • Tender Status: active

  • Tender Opening Date: 3 July 2020

  • Tender Closing Date: 3 August 2020

  • Award Date: n/a

  • Contract Start Date: n/a

  • Contract End Date: n/a

  • Contract is suitable for SMEs: Yes

  • Contract is suitable for VCSEs: No

  • Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) Contract Type: Services



Crown Commercial Service (CCS) intends to put in place a Framework Contract for the provision of specialist legal services for International Trade Law, to be utilised by UK Central Government Departments and associated bodies (Buyers) identified at VI.3.

This Framework will be the recommended vehicle for all International Trade Law Services required by Buyers. Its purpose is to complement existing government legal frameworks and specifically assist with international trade disputes and negotiations.

The Framework will be established for 4 years and comprises of:

Lot 1 (International Trade and Disputes)

Lot 2 (International Trade and Negotiations)

Appointed Suppliers will provide legal services in respect of all the Mandatory Specialisms detailed in the Specification and Optional Specialisms (if qualified to do so). Suppliers will provide services relating to domestic law of different jurisdictions. The full Specification is set out in Framework Schedule 1 (Specification).

About the Buyer

Contact name: The minister for the cabinet office acting through Crown Commercial Service

Address: 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
L3 9PP

Telephone: +44 3450103503

Fax: n/a


Value of Contract

Price Range: £115,000,000