Published date: 20 January 2022

This notice was replaced on 5 April 2023

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Opportunity (published 5 April 2023, last edited 25 April 2023)

Closed future opportunity - This means that a potential contract has passed its approach to market date. A buyer can choose to consider any supplier interest or convert this notice into an opportunity ready for live procurement.

Contract summary


  • Project and design preparation, estimation of costs - 71242000

  • Calculation of costs, monitoring of costs - 71244000

  • Legal services - 79100000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

20 January 2022

Approach to market date

30 November 2022

Contract start date

19 August 2023

Contract end date

18 August 2027

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Crown Commercial Service, as the Authority, intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of Costs Lawyer Services for use by Central Government and UK public sector bodies, which will replace RM6137

Suppliers on this framework will be expected to provide an extensive range of mandatory law cost specialisms

The lot structure of this framework will be determined as a result of the market engagement

More information

Spend profile

This table displays the spend profile of the notice
Financial year Budget
2023/2024 £10,000,000
2024/2025 £10,000,000
2025/2026 £15,000,000
2026/2027 £15,000,000


About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service (CCS)


9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
L3 9PP


+44 3450103503