Decision details

Request to waive Contracts Procedure Rules 8.1 and 8.2 ‘Competition for Intermediate Value Procurements’ to enable the Council to make a direct award to Squire Patton Boggs for legal advice relating to Temple Works

Reference: D54781

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The supporting report sets this out in detail. In summary, the decision taken is to:

a) Approve a waiver of CPRs 8.1 and 8.2 using the authority set out in CPR 1.3 in order for a contract to be directly awarded to Squire Patton Boggs Ltd for a period of four years.
b) Approve the appointment for legal services on an hourly fee quotation, with a £100,000 cap for costs not indemnified and/or funded by third parties.

Wards Affected: Hunslet and Riverside;

Contact: Lora Hughes, Principal Planner 378 7669.

Publication date: 11/01/2022

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