Expression of Interest to Provide Legal Services.

 

  • Introduction                                                                             15th October 2018

 

Fountain Healthcare (FHC) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Fortune five investment company ltd (F500). Fortune five hundred is an investment company owned by Kenyan Doctors, Dentists, and Pharmacists. Our mission is to provide sustainable, comprehensive, patient-centered quality health services, health education and research using multidisciplinary, healthcare provider-owned and managed nationwide group practice. We operate a 27-bed capacity Hospital and clinic in Eldoret and a 16-bed capacity Hospital in Bungoma.

Fountain Healthcare wishes to invite reputable registered Law firms to provide legal services. Once the law firms are selected, they will be invited from time to time to provide professional legal services.

  • Scope

The firm shall provide legal services on the following matters

  1. Criminal law Matters
  2. Labour law Matters
  3. Constitutional Law matters
  4. Review of Contracts and other legal documents
  5. Litigations.
  6. Patient bills settlement agreements.
  7. Corporate law matters.
  8. Medical negligence and other medico-legal matters.
  9. Other legal advice and/or opinion as and when the need arises.
  10. Debt collection.

The prequalification requires part-time engagement and as and when the need arises.

  • Selection Process

The law firm selection will be based on the criterion that is attached to this document. The law firms are required to provide profiles (including contact information) as well as a covering letter detailing how the firms’ experience and the qualifications of its staff meet the criteria set out in this document.

After selection, the information on the approved law firms will be kept for a period of three (3) years after which, they will be required to reapply.

  • Assessment Criteria

The firm will be assessed based on the following criteria. Failure to satisfy these conditions shall lead to automatic disqualification of the bidder.

  • Valid Tax Clearance
  • Professional indemnity cover
  • Law Firm should be registered and legally authorized to operate in Kenya
  • Valid Practicing Certificate
  • Law Firm/Practitioner should be registered with the Law Society of Kenya
  • Three (3) written traceable references for key personnel and the Law Firm
  • One  (1) Year Experience or more in legal practice for the advocate and the law firm.
  • CPS qualification and Experience in the healthcare sector will be an added advantage.

This is an Expression of Interest ONLY. It does not constitute a request for proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP in the future.  Experience is the healthcare industry will be an added advantage.

  1. The format of Expression of Interest Template:

Interested parties are invited to submit an expression of interest (EOI) in the format below clearly demonstrating that they are qualified to perform the required services

No Item description Comments
1. Name of the firm
2. Registration certificate of the firm
3. Tax compliance certificate
4. Up to date a valid practicing license
5. Curriculum vitae of key personnel
6. Proof of Five (5) years or more in legal practice. Required to submit at least three (3) written references

 

Bidding as individuals are also acceptable.

The bidders shall give an undertaking that there exist no “conflict of interest” and no anti-competitive behavior with respect to this EOI.

 

Bidders to send their EOIs to the undersigned address on or before  31st October 2018.

 

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Fountain Healthcare

PO BOX 5819-30100-Eldoret

info@fhc.co.ke

www.fhc.co.ke

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