The IFRS Foundation (the ‘Foundation’) is investigating the possibility of relocating its London offices from 30 Cannon Street, EC4M 6XH to alternative premises within the City of London or its outskirts. The Foundation’s current lease will expire in September 2018. If the Foundation decides to relocate, we will require premises of approximately 21,000 sq. ft. The Foundation is inviting tenders for external legal services relating to this process, hereinafter ‘the Project’.
The external legal services required with regard to the Project will include, but are not limited to, assisting the Foundation with the negotiation and drafting of:
The appointment will last until the Foundation has completed the Project.
Each firm is asked to submit a written proposal setting out how it will meet the requirements outlined below. This proposal should be submitted by 3 July 2017. We have made provision for each firm to arrange a conference call with the Foundation staff before 03 July 2017, to enable firms to obtain further information about the Foundation and the scope of the Project. If you would like to arrange a call, please contact Mirjam Buyteweg or call on 020 7246 6931.
After the deadline for submission, each shortlisted firm will be invited to a meeting at the Foundation's offices to discuss its proposal. It is anticipated that these meetings will take place in July 2017. Precise dates and times will be confirmed in due course.
The deadline for receipt of the proposal is 5pm on 3 July 2017. No tender will be opened prior to this deadline, so please make all correspondence clearly identifiable.
We would be grateful if you could confirm your willingness to participate in the selection process and your ability to meet the stated submission date of 03 July 2017. To do so and for any further information or clarification please contact Mirjam Buyteweg.
By accepting this invitation to take part in the tender process, you agree to keep in confidence all information provided to you, whether written or oral, in relation to the tender process and/or in relation to the Foundation's business generally that is not already in the public domain, to use the said information for the purposes of this tender only and for no other reason, and not to disclose any of the said information to any third party.
You will bear any costs and expenses that you incur in relation to this tender and the said information shall be kept confidential unless it lawfully becomes public knowledge.