The Legal Aid Agency has decided to reopen the civil tender for face-to-face work. The new competition is particular aimed at organisations that either did not submit a tender or failed to submit one that was deemed to be compliant
The LAA claims to have already covered most procurement areas including the main face to face procurement process. ‘However, we have also identified a number of organisations which wish to deliver civil legal aid but failed to submit compliant tenders in the category of law or procurement area in which they wish to deliver work,’ it says.
Aside from the main tender there was a ‘supplemental’ bid round in April aimed at immigration and asylum, family and housing and debt. Applicants should find out if they have been successful this week.
Organisations which tendered for a standard civil contract in the supplemental procurement process can expect to receive notification of the outcome of their tender in the week beginning 18 June 2018.
You can find out more information here.
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