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Legal Aspects of Purchasing

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A two day course

Intended for all levels of purchasing personnel with responsibility for contracting and placing purchase orders with suppliers, sub-contractors and service providers. The course will also benefit those involved in the procurement process such as engineering, technical, marketing and manufacturing personnel.


This is a specialist course aimed at giving delegates a sound working knowledge of the law relating to purchasing. As well as covering legislation, the course is designed to show the application of the law to practical situations regularly met by organisations purchasing goods and services. Practical advice and examples are provided on how to set up more robust contracts and manage the process of contract formation.

Sale of goods legislation is covered in detail with an emphasis on how the buyer can ensure that their statutory protection is not diluted by the seller’s Terms of Sale. The course also covers more recent legislation such as the Bribery and Modern Slavery Acts and TUPE.

CPD Certified Course

Please see course overview below or click 'Download Course Details' for a PDF of full course information.

Fee | £645.00 + VAT

Fee includes all tuition, comprehensive course notes and information hand-outs, morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch.

Dates | Two day course

Next course:

Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd September 2020


Doncaster Racecourse Exhibition and Conference Centre, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6BB

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Course Overview

The Nature of Law : Civil, Criminal, The EU, Brexit

The Law of Contract : Formation, Conditions of Purchase v Sale

Discharge of Contract : Getting Performance, Breach, Force Majeure.

Remedies for Breach of Contract : Penalties, LD's and Damages

Legislation : Sale of Goods Legislation, Services, Strict Liability

‘Recent’ Legislation : TUPE, Bribery Act, Modern Slavery Act

Contract Terms : Express & Implied Terms, Exemption terms

International Legal Implications : Conventions and Uniform Law - How they affect you

Practical Implications : Getting your terms agreed

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