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Categories:
Corporate & Commercial Law
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Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners and other professional advisers are familiar with Agile contracts and how these differ from more standard ‘waterfall’ contracts.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what is meant by an Agile contract or Agile project;
  • Be aware of those sectors that are particularly interested in the use of Agile contracts;
  • Understand what an Agile contractual model involves;
  • Know how to make Agile contracts work effectively;
  • Be aware of how the use of an Agile contractual model will impact the customer.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Market Update / Hot Topic
Practical Guide
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In this CPDcast, Stewart James, a Partner at Ashfords Solicitors, gives an overview of Agile contracts, explaining what these are, how they work and identifying those sectors that are best suited to the use of Agile contracts. Stewart also looks at the impact on customers of adopting Agile contracts, before focusing on the advantages of the Agile contract methodology.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 29:54

Date Recorded: 27th April 2015

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