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Legal services: invitation to firms of solicitors to express interest

Archived press release

Date Published: 07/12/12

Expression of interest for the provision of Legal Services to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, the Local Government Ombudsman, and the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.

We invite expressions of interest from suitably qualified and appropriately experienced firms of solicitors to provide, under framework model contracts, the following legal services:

  • Civil litigation (including Judicial Review)
  • Employment
  • General advice

The framework arrangements are intended to complement existing in-house services. It is anticipated that more than one firm may be appointed for each of the legal practice areas.

The contract period will be for four years.

Those wishing to express interest should:

  1. Request an information pack and questionnaire from Oliver Watling, Tel: 0300 061 3934 or email ls.procurement@ombudsman.org.uk
  2. Complete and return the questionnaire by the closing deadline of 12.00 (noon) on 30 January 2013.

The respective Ombudsmen are equal opportunity employers and welcome applications from all sections of the community.