Eight firms picked for £24m e-disclosure framework

Written by Sam Trendall on 8 July 2021 in News
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Eight companies have been chosen for a £24m framework for the provision of e-disclosure services to public-sector organisations, newly published procurement data has revealed.

E-disclosure relates to the transfer, processing and review of electronic documents shared between parties in a legal case or dispute. 

The first of four lots on the framework, which commenced on 15 June and lasts for three years, covers the provision of “simple, low-volume work” involving up to 5GB of digital data in addition to 1,750 pages of paper documents. Services offered by providers on this lot will include the processing, review, production, and disclosure of information with a classification up to Official Sensitive. Firms will also be expected to meet public sector buyers’ security needs. Spending via this lot is anticipated to be about £2m.

The second lot, which has an estimated worth of £12m, relates to “end-to-end service package for documents and data” classified at Official Sensitive level or lower. Additional services will include document identification and data preservation and collection, as well as “strategic oversight, advice and support”.


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Two of the eight firms chosen for the framework – KPMG and Legastat – feature only on this lot.

The third lot is dedicated solely to the provision of specialist document reviewers. This section is expected to be worth £6m to the featured suppliers which, once again, include two that feature on this lot alone: Legility; and Consilio Global.

The final lot is another segment dedicated to providers of an end-to-end document and data service – although in this case the information being processed will include that which is classified as Secret and Top Secret. This lot comes with a value of £4m.

Of the remaining suppliers, two – Anexsys and Epiq Systems – made the cut on all four lots. Altlaw Litigation Support features on the first three lots, while EY is included on lots two, three, and four.

Three of the suppliers, Altlaw, Legility, and Legastat, are classed by the Crown Commercial Service as SMEs.

 

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