European Commission, Shared Resource Directorate for Directorate-General for Energy and Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport
Contract award notice

Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport, lot 1 — legal assistance in the field of energy.

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Official name
European Commission, Shared Resource Directorate for Directorate-General for Energy and Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport
National registration number
-
Postal address
rue Jean-André Demot 24 (DM 24)
Town
Brussels
Postal code
1040
NUTS code
BE - BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Contact person
Kristel Toom
Telephone
+32 2-29-75917
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-

Internet address(es)

Main address:   http://europa.eu/

Address of the buyer profile:   https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en/funding-and-contracts/calls-tender

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement:   no

In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:   -

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body:   no

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport, lot 1 — legal assistance in the field of energy.

Reference number:   MOVE/ENER/SRD/2016-498.

II.1.2) Main CPV code

Main CPV code:   79111000 - Legal advisory services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The European Commission, in particular the Shared Resources Directorate for the Directorates-General for Energy and for Mobility and Transport, launched an invitation to tender for services comprising 6 lots. The purpose of the multiple framework contract with re-opening of competition is to provide the Commission at short notice with highly qualified external expertise in the design, preparation and implementation of policies, initiatives and legislative proposals.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots:   no

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value:   3.000.000,00

Currency:   EUR

II.2) Description

II.2.1) Title

-

Lot No:   -

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

Main CPV code:   79111000 - Legal advisory services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:   00 - N/A

Main site or place of performance:   Mainly in the contractors' premises.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The European Commission, in particular the Shared Resources Directorate for the Directorates-General for Energy and for Mobility and Transport, launched an invitation to tender for services comprising 6 lots. The purpose of the multiple framework contract with re-opening of competition is to provide the Commission at short notice with highly qualified external expertise in the design, preparation and implementation of policies, initiatives and legislative proposals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below

Price - Weighting:   30

Quality criterion - Name:   Understanding of the objective of the tender  / Weighting:   20

Quality criterion - Name:   Quality of the proposed methodology  / Weighting:   30

Quality criterion - Name:   Organisation of the work and resources  / Weighting:   40

Quality criterion - Name:   Quality control measures  / Weighting:   10

II.2.11) Information about options

Options:   no

Description of options:   -

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:   no

II.2.14) Additional information

-

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement:   yes

A dynamic purchasing system was set up:   no

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used:   no

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement:   yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:   2016/S 076-132762

IV.2.8) Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system

The notice involves the termination of the dynamic purchasing system published by the above contract notice:   no

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice:   no


Section V: Award of contract

Contract No:   MOVE/ENER/SRD/2016-498

Lot No:   1

Title:   Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport, lot 1 — legal assistance in the field of energy

A contract/lot is awarded:   yes

V.2) Award of contract Lot No: 1

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

15-03-2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received:   7

Number of tenders received from SMEs:   3

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States:   6

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States:   1

Number of tenders received by electronic means:   0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:   no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
Milieu Ltd
National registration number
464.617.924
Postal address
chaussée de Charleroi 112
Town
Brussels
NUTS code
BE10
Postal code
1060
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Lowest offer:   -

Highest offer:   -

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted:   yes

Proportion:   -

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:   Sub-contracting will depend on the nature of assignments under the specific contract.


Section V: Award of contract

Contract No:   MOVE/ENER/SRD/2016-498

Lot No:   1

Title:   Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport, lot 1 — legal assistance in the field of energy

A contract/lot is awarded:   yes

V.2) Award of contract Lot No: 1

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

15-03-2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received:   7

Number of tenders received from SMEs:   3

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States:   6

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States:   1

Number of tenders received by electronic means:   0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:   yes

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH
National registration number
FN26633lp
Postal address
Schottenring 19
Town
Vienna
NUTS code
AT13
Postal code
1010
Country
ÖSTERREICH
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
-
National registration number
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
NUTS code
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Lowest offer:   -

Highest offer:   -

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted:   yes

Proportion:   -

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:   Sub-contracting will depend on the nature of assignments under the specific contract.


Section V: Award of contract

Contract No:   MOVE/ENER/SRD/2016-498

Lot No:   1

Title:   Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport, lot 1 — legal assistance in the field of energy

A contract/lot is awarded:   yes

V.2) Award of contract Lot No: 1

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

15-03-2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received:   7

Number of tenders received from SMEs:   3

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States:   6

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States:   1

Number of tenders received by electronic means:   0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:   no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
DLA Piper UK LLP
National registration number
OC307847
Postal address
3 Noble Street
Town
London
NUTS code
UKI
Postal code
EC2V 7EE
Country
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Lowest offer:   -

Highest offer:   -

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted:   yes

Proportion:   -

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:   Sub-contracting will depend on the nature of assignments under the specific contract.


Section V: Award of contract

Contract No:   MOVE/ENER/SRD/2016-498

Lot No:   1

Title:   Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport, lot 1 — legal assistance in the field of energy

A contract/lot is awarded:   yes

V.2) Award of contract Lot No: 1

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

15-03-2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received:   7

Number of tenders received from SMEs:   3

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States:   6

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States:   1

Number of tenders received by electronic means:   0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:   yes

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
Spark Legal Network and Consultancy
National registration number
07596546
Postal address
Northfield Avenue, Orion Business Park (Unit A)
Town
London
NUTS code
UKI
Postal code
W13 9SJ
Country
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
-
National registration number
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
NUTS code
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
-
National registration number
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
NUTS code
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Lowest offer:   -

Highest offer:   -

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted:   yes

Proportion:   -

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:   Sub-contracting will depend on the nature of assignments under the specific contract.


Section V: Award of contract

Contract No:   MOVE/ENER/SRD/2016-498

Lot No:   1

Title:   Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport, lot 1 — legal assistance in the field of energy

A contract/lot is awarded:   yes

V.2) Award of contract Lot No: 1

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

15-03-2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received:   7

Number of tenders received from SMEs:   3

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States:   6

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States:   1

Number of tenders received by electronic means:   0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:   yes

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
VVA Europe Ltd
National registration number
07932974
Postal address
22 Highbury Grove (Unit 116)
Town
London
NUTS code
UKI
Postal code
N5 2EF
Country
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
yes

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
-
National registration number
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
NUTS code
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
yes

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
-
National registration number
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
NUTS code
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
yes

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
-
National registration number
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
NUTS code
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
yes

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
-
National registration number
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
NUTS code
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Total value of the contract/lot:   3.000.000,00 EUR

Lowest offer:   -

Highest offer:   -

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted:   yes

Proportion:   -

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:   Subcontracting will depend on the nature of assignments under the specific contract.


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

-

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Official name
General Court of the European Union
Postal address
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town
Luxembourg
Postal code
2925
Country
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone
+352 43031
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-
Internet address
http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/Jo1_6308/

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:   -

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-

VI.4.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

25-04-2017

Annex D1 – General procurement: Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

1. Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in accordance with Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU

No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to:

open procedure:   no

restricted procedure:   no

The products involved are manufactured purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the conditions stated in the directive:   -

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:

absence of competition for technical reasons:   no

procurement aiming at the creation or acquisition of a unique work of art or artistic performance:   no

protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights:   no

Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive:   no

Additional deliveries by the original supplier ordered under the strict conditions stated in the directive:   no

New works/services, constituting a repetition of existing works/services and ordered in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive:   -

Service contract to be awarded to the winner or one of winners under the rules of a design contest:   -

Procurement of supplies quoted and purchased on a commodity market:   -

Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms:

from a supplier which is definitively winding up its business activities:   -

protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights:   -

2. Other justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive:   no

3. Explanation

-