Supply of Barrister Services - Y21011

  • Kent County Council (t/a KCS)

F14: Notice for changes or additional information

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-017372

Published 22 July 2021, 3:17pm

Section one: Contracting authority/entity

one.1) Name and addresses

Kent County Council (t/a KCS)

Head Office, 1 Abbey Wood Group, Kings Hill

West Malling

ME19 4YT


Tamara Stevens



United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)

Main address

Buyer's address

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Supply of Barrister Services - Y21011

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 79000000 - Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

KCS Professional Services is a trading unit of Commercial Services Group (CSG), acting for and on behalf of Kent County Council (KCC), collectively these comprise a Procurement Buying Organisation (PBO) and Invicta Law wish to create a national, user friendly, time and cost effective Framework Agreement for the supply of Barrister Services.

The Framework Agreement covers the provision and ability to provide a full range of Barrister Services and associated services.

• Provision of a written opinion

• Advice

• Conference with client

• Attending advocates’ meetings

• Advocacy at hearings (Case Management, Issue Resolution, Final, Fact Finding, Emergency Protection Order, Direction, Adoption)

• Appeals

• Attend Court (Magistrates, Crown, Family, County, High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, European Court of Human Rights)

• Provide robust representation

• Ensure all parties are kept informed of all negotiations

• Seek realistic timescales for the filing and service of evidence

• Contact the Instructing Solicitor should an issue arise at Court which requires further instructions from an individual not present at Court

• Judicial reviews

• Adhere to all data protection and GDPR regulations in relation to material provided.

• Drafting documentation to include:

• Case management Orders

• Interim and Final threshold

• Schedule of Findings

• Witness templates

• Provision of attendance note to the Instructing Officer within 24/48 hours following Court hearing

Indicative Barrister Services requirements include, but are not limited to the following categories or service provided:

Child Protection:

Adult Services:

Community Care:

International Services:

Finance Services:

• Mergers and acquisition

• Financial regulations

• Disputes

• Payments and payment regulations

• International banking

Procurement & Contract Services :

Civil Litigation:

Services may extend beyond those listed

Section six. Complementary information

six.6) Original notice reference

Notice number: 2021/S 000-013630

Section seven. Changes

seven.1.2) Text to be corrected in the original notice

Section number


Place of text to be modified


Instead of

23 July 2021

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30 July 2021

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