The London Borough of Ealing is to procure a case management system for its Legal & Democratic Services teams through a contract worth an estimated £355,000 excluding VAT over five years.
The council said that Legal and Democratic Services consist of more than 50 but less than 75 staff and who will be day-to-day users of the case management system.
It added: “The contract is for the mobilisation and ongoing delivery of a comprehensive legal and democratic services case management system inclusive of document bundling capabilities.
“The case management system is intended to provide an end to end workflow system to enable a LEXCEL accredited legal services to work efficiently in providing legal services to the council.”
It said the case management system would be a tool within which fee earners are able to time record to support a recharge billing system for the council. The system will also provide a range of reporting tools to facilitate data analysis of service productivity as well as financial information for auditing purposes.
The award criteria are quality (weighting: 60) and price (weighting: 40).