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Councils win places on £60m National Procurement Service for Wales legal panels

Two local authorities have secured places alongside 17 law firms on the National Procurement Service for Wales’ £60m legal services panels.

Staffordshire County Council has been appointed to six different lots for the North Wales panel on the framework: adult social services law; children’s social services law; civil litigation; employment; major IT & commercial contracts; and planning and environmental law.

Conwy County Borough Council has meanwhile been named on the adult social services law and children’s social services law lots for the North Wales panel.

There were 11 lots in total and the contracts were awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender in terms of cost (weighting 60) and quality (weighting 40).

The complete list of appointments was as follows:

Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Adult Social Services Law — South Wales (LOT 1A)

  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Hugh James;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Adult Social Services Law — North Wales (LOT 1B)

  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Conwy County Borough Council;
  • Hill Dickinson;
  • Staffordshire County Council;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 3 - Lot title: Children's Social Services Law — South Wales (LOT 2A)

  • Hugh James.

Lot No: 4 - Lot title: Children's Social Services Law — North Wales (LOT 2B)

  • Conwy County Borough Council;
  • Hugh James;
  • Staffordshire County Council.

Lot No: 5 - Lot title: Civil Litigation — South Wales (LOT 3A)

  • Berry Smith;
  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • DJM Law;
  • Geldards;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 6 - Lot title: Civil Litigation — North Wales (LOT 3B)

  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Dolmans;
  • Geldards;
  • Staffordshire County Council;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 7 - Lot title: Corporate Governance & Ethical Standards — South Wales (LOT 4A)

  • Acuity Legal;
  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Dolmans;
  • Geldards;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 8 - Lot title: Corporate Governance & Ethical Standards — North Wales (LOT 4B)

  • Acuity Legal;
  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Dolmans;
  • Geldards;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 9 - Lot title: Criminal Litigation — South Wales (LOT 5A)

  • Blake Morgan;
  • Hugh James;
  • JNP Legal;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 10 - Lot title: Criminal Litigation — North Wales (LOT 5B)

  • Blake Morgan;
  • Hugh James;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 11 - Lot title: Education Law — South Wales (LOT 6A)

  • Blake Morgan;
  • Eversheds;
  • Geldards;
  • Hugh James;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 12 - Lot title: Education Law — North Wales (LOT 6B)

  • Blake Morgan;
  • Eversheds;
  • Geldards;
  • Hugh James;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 13 - Lot title: Employment Law — South Wales (LOT 7A)

  • Acuity Legal;
  • Berry Smith;
  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Capital Law;
  • Geldards.

Lot No: 14 - Lot title: Employment Law — North Wales (LOT 7B)

  • Acuity Legal;
  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Dolmans;
  • Geldards;
  • Staffordshire County Council;

Lot No: 15 - Lot title: Major IT & Commercial Contracts — South Wales (LOT 8A)

  • Acuity Legal;
  • Berry Smith;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Capital Law;
  • Geldards;
  • Veale Wasbrough Vizards.

Lot No: 16 - Lot title: Major IT & Commercial Contracts — North Wales (LOT 8B)

  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Eversheds;
  • Geldards;
  • Hugh James;
  • Staffordshire County Council.

Lot No: 17 - Lot title: Planning & Environmental Law — South Wales (LOT 9A)

  • Acuity Legal;
  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • DJM Law;
  • DWF;
  • Geldards.

Lot No: 18 - Lot title: Planning & Environmental Law — North Wales (LOT 9B)

  • Bevan Brittan;
  • Blake Morgan;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • DWF;
  • Geldards;
  • Staffordshire County Council;
  • Weightmans.

Lot No: 19 - Lot title: Property Law — South Wales (LOT 10A)

  • Acuity Legal;
  • Berry Smith;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Clarke Willmott;
  • DWF;
  • Hugh James;
  • Veale Wasbrough Vizards.

Lot No: 20 - Lot title: Property Law — North Wales (LOT 10B)

  • Acuity Legal;
  • Browne Jacobson;
  • Clarke Willmott;
  • DWF;
  • Hugh James.

Lot No: 21 - Lot title: Specialist Welsh & UK Higher Education Advice (LOT 11)

  • Geldards.