Legal Services

Why buy from the National Public Sector Framework?

The framework is compliant with procurement regulations and is accessible to any organisation within the public sector.

It offers access to quality assured legal professionals offering competitive rates and substantial discounts on market prices. It covers a wide range of legal advice and services that can be tailored to meet the individual needs of your organisation, including: Commercial, Contracts and Procurement Law, Construction and Estates Management, Corporate Governance, Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Health and Safety, Human Resources and Employment Law, Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Private Finance Initiatives (PFI), Property and Land Law and Shared Services. 

It was awarded on 1st April 2018 and runs to 1st April 2021 with a possible extension to 1st April 2022. 

The framework provides added value throughout when compared to other public sector frameworks. The framework is: 

Designed by experts

  • This framework has been developed by experts in the field who have many years of operational experience across a range of public sector organisations


  • It provides access to a panel of expert legal professionals across 13 regional lots, plus a national one-stop-shop


  • The framework is compliant with The Public Contracts Regulations when it is used according to the guidance provided
  • You can be sure that our list of pre-vetted suppliers are of the highest quality and have been through a rigorous selection process in order to get on to the framework


  • A dedicated help desk service is available to users of the framework. The service helps users to use the framework and offers advice on the mini-competition process and contract management issues. In addition to the help desk, the framework has a further competition support service which can:
    • Undertake a further competition on behalf of a framework user (if the user doesn’t have the skills or the resources to undertake the further competition themselves)


  • Provide a further competition documentation review service to ensure the documentation is fit for purpose prior to commencement of the further competition

Who can use the Framework

  • Central Government, Local Government & Public Corporations
  • Local Authorities
  • Police, Fire & Rescue Services
  • NHS Bodies in the UK
  • Hospices in the UK
  • Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations)
  • Third Sector and Charities in the United Kingdom
  • Citizens Advice in the United Kingdom
  • Non-Departmental Public Bodies
  • National Parks Authorities

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How can I use this Framework

Please contact Tenet Procurement Services to use this framework.

Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.

Contract Management

Should you require any further support with this framework please contact us: