|Advanced Legal Workshop|
Intended for personnel who already have a basic understanding of the law but require a more detailed knowledge. It is particularly suitable for people who have attended our Legal Aspects of Purchasing course.
Attendees will participate in a highly interactive workshop making extensive use of case studies based on recent court decisions. As well as gaining a refresher in contract law and core legislation, attendees will also review recent legislation, international contracts, TUPE, intellectual property rights and key areas for drafting contracts.
Contract Law Refresher
Law of Contract / Agreement / Discharge / Breach / Damages / Ownership / Risk / Acceptance.
Sale of Goods Act 1979 / Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 / Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994 / Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
Review of Recent Legislation
Sale of Goods (Amendment) Act 1995 / Arbitration Act 1996 / Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 / Competition Act 1998 / Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 / TUPE / TUPE Regulations 2006 / Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Bribery Act 2010.
Uniform Laws / The Vienna Convention / The Unidroit Principles for International Commercial Contracts / Jurisdiction and the Applicable Law / The Brussels and Lugano Conventions / The Rome Convention.
Intellectual Property Rights
Categories of Intellectual Property / Confidentiality / Copyright / Patents / Trade Marks / Design Law / Passing Off / Software / Databases.
Key Points / Formalities / Formation / Precontractual Documents / Structure and Format / Main Elements / Conditions Precedent and Subsequent / Drafting Techniques / Specific Causes / Boilerplate Clauses.
Extensive use is made of Case Studies based on recent judgements of importance to the buyer.
03 - 04 July 2013
14 - 15 October 2013
£585.00 + VAT
Two day non-residential course.
PMS has preferential rates for accommodation with three excellent city hotels within walking distance of the Training Centre.