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Announcement of Bidding for Long-term Legal Service Provider

Release time:2016-03-16

Guangzhou Design Institute (GZDI), founded in 1952, focuses on the core business sectors of engineering design, survey, consulting, planning and general contacting. To ensure smooth production and operation, GZDI hereby makes public invitation for bids on long-term legal services. Eligible bidders are welcome to participate in this bidding.


      1. Tenderer: Guangzhou Design Institute (referred to as GZDI hereinafter)


2. Project: long-term legal service provider 
      
       3. Service content:
       
       3.1 Assist in correctly understanding and implementing the national laws, regulations and policies, timely convey relevant and industry-related information of latest laws, regulations and policies;


3.2 Assist in formulating and reviewing internal important rules and policies for operation, personnel affairs, finance, intellectual property management and etc;


3.3 Provide guidance and training for employees with legal knowledge necessary for conducting business;


3.4 Offer legal opinions on major business decisions;


3.5 Participate in negotiation of major contracts and review legal risks of contracts and other matters; 


3.6 Draft, review and modify project business contracts;


3.7 Assist in following up and assessing performance of major contracts, timely adopt countermeasures to mitigate and avoid legal risks in performing contacts and increase contract performance rate; 


3.8 Provide general counseling services for both the general business operation and the civil, economic, administrative and criminal proceedings involving GZDI;


3.9 Issue lawyer’s letter and authorized declaration in the name of legal counsel to settle legal disputes for GZDI;


3.10 Duly authorized by GZDI to, as an agent, participate in proceedings or arbitration, apply for administrative reconsideration and handle major special legal affairs; 


3.11 Visit GZDI at lease twice a month for legal services and assist in handling relevant legal affairs at any time via telephone, fax, E-mail or other means;
The specific work contents are subject to the Long-term Legal Service Contract to be concluded.


      4. Service period: One year (may be extended for one year each time in case of satisfactory performance assessment result upon expiration of the said service period)


      5. Required qualification:


5.1 Candidate shall be law firm established for more than three years (including three years; as of March 14, 2016) with permanent office or employees in Guangzhou;


5.2 Legal counsel to be designated by the Candidate shall hold a bachelor or higher degrees in law with more than five years of practices as a lawyer (as of March 14,2016) and have no illegal or violation records in practice in latest three years;


5.3 Both the candidate and the legal counsel to be designated shall be versed with the Economic Law, Contract Law, Company law, Intellectual Property Law and General Principles of the Civil Law, and relevant laws concerning business sectors of GZDI and have rich practice experience. Those who have acted as legal counsel for large and medium-size enterprises engaged in engineering survey and design will be given priority.


      6. Registration time: March 17 - 25, 2016 (8:30-17:30) excluding holidays.


      7. Registration materials (photocopies duly affixed with official seals)


7.1 Certificate of legal representative or original of Power of Attorney, duplicates of identity documents of legal representative and the authorized representative;


7.2 Photocopies of the duplicate of the business license, certificate of organization code, tax certificate and practicing license;


7.3 Photocopies of the graduation certificate, degree certificate and practicing license of the legal counsel to be designated;


7.4 A brief introduction of the law firm (focusing on its qualifications and portfolio)


7.5 A brief profile of legal counsel to be designated (focusing on practice, experience and portfolio. Each project in the portfolio shall be attached with referees and their contact details. If the referees cannot be reached or a project can not be properly proved during the examination, such portfolio shall be deemed invalid);


      8. Preliminary examination: Tenderer will conduct a preliminary examination on registration documents and investigate or interview in respect to the portfolio and service of the legal counsel to be designated by the Candidate and shortlist four to five Candidates to participate in this bidding. Candidates who receive the notice of invitation for bids by telephone can participate in the official bidding while the Tenderer shall not give any explanation to the uninvited Candidates.


      9. Time for collecting Bidding Documents: March 31- April 6, 2016 (8:30-17:30) excluding holidays.


      10. Bid submission deadline: 17:30, April 8, 2016.


      11. Bid opening: 9:30a.m., April 15, 2016; A further notice will be given should there be any change.


      12. Address and contact person: F8 office, Design Building, 3 Ti Yu Dong Heng Jie, Ti Yu Dong Lu. Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Contact person: Yan Chuanmei; Tong Wenxia; 
TEL: 020-87545598; Email: bgs@gzdi.com.


This Bidding Announcement is released openly at the GZDI’s intranet, website and WeChat public account. The registration documents and bid documents shall be delivered to the designated place prior to the deadline. Any late delivery or documents which are not properly sealed or labeled as required by the Bidding Document shall be rejected. The right to construe the Bidding resides in GZDI General Office. Bidders shall raise the doubts immediately if any, otherwise the Tenderer’s interpretation shall prevail. Tenderer shall not give any explanation to candidates failing the prequalification and the unsuccessful bidders.
 
                           
                          Guangzhou Design Institute


                                 March 16, 2016


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