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North West university to appoint up to three firms to £2m legal services framework

Manchester Metropolitan University is to procure a framework “of appropriately experienced legal firms” to support its legal team in all aspects of their work.

The scope of the legal services required will include the following areas, which all firms must be able to advise upon as a minimum:

  1. Construction, Property and Estates
  2. Data protection
  3. Litigation
  4. Health and Safety
  5. Employment
  6. Contract Law
  7. Intellectual property
  8. Corporate Matters
  9. IT
  10. Procurement.

In addition, there may be ad-hoc support required across the following areas, but it is not essential that firms can provide advice across these areas:

  1. International projects
  2. Regulatory law
  3. Consumer law
  4. Judicial review
  5. Finance
  6. Student Matters
  7. Higher Education.

There will be up to three firms appointed in total.

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The estimated value of the framework, which is expected to last for 48 months, is £2m.

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