Birmingham City Council has launched a procurement exercise for an £800,000 legal services framework for its adult and children division.
The scope of services to be provided under the 24-month contract includes:
- Adults’ law
- Children’s law
- Judicial reviews
- Residence cases
- Special guardianship
- Immigration, and
The local authority expects a maximum number of 10 participants to the framework agreement.
Birmingham is running the procurement alongside Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands. Other local authorities nationally will be able to opt into the arrangements throughout the contract duration.
The contract is expected to run from January 2012.
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