Decision details

Extension of insurance legal services framework to deal with litigated compensation claims and redress

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader of the Council (Finance and Resources)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes



(1)          To approve a contract variation waiver to increase the value of the existing insurance legal services framework to allow for the continued handling of civil litigation cases and the historic abuse redress claims up to an estimated maximum contract cost of £9,000,000 for the four suppliers listed below;


Kennedy’s LLP

Browne Jacobson LLP

Berryman’s Lace Mawer LLP

Clyde & Co LLP


(2)          To approve a variation waiver to the existing four suppliers under the insurance legal services framework to extend the period of the original contract for a further two years from 1 June 2019 to 31 May 2021 to ensure a period of continuity during the operation of the historic abuse redress scheme.


Publication date: 22/01/2018

Date of decision: 30/01/2018

Effective from: 07/02/2018

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