Decision details

Gateway 1 - Procurement Strategy Approval for Solicitors Framework

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the procurement strategy to use the London Boroughs Legal Alliance for solicitors services.




1.  That the procurement strategy outlined in the report to use the London Boroughs Legal Alliance (LBLA) Solicitors Framework to provide solicitor services to the council for a maximum period of three years and four months from 24 March 2023 at an estimated annual value of £2.7m and an estimated total value of  £9.m be approved.


2.  That it be noted that the LBLA management fee of £11,434 per annual is for both the Barristers Framework and the Solicitors Framework. 


3.  That approval of the Gateway (GW) 2 contract award decision to join the LBLA Solicitors Framework be delegated to the strategic director of finance and governance. 

Report author: Doreen Forrester-Brown

Publication date: 07/12/2022

Date of decision: 06/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 06/12/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/12/2022

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