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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that practitioners are familiar with the legislative background of consumer law and the impact that the Consumer Rights Act 2015 is likely to have in the area of consumer law.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what the purpose of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 is;
  • Be aware of where the Consumer Rights Act 2015 sits within the consumer legislative landscape;
  • Have an awareness of the content of the Consumer Rights Act 2015;
  • Understand the meaning of a number of the key definitions contained in the Consumer Rights Act 2015;
  • Be aware of what rights consumers have under the Consumer Rights Act 2015;
  • Understand the remedies that a consumer has under the Consumer Rights Act 2015.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this CPDcast, Amanda Coale, a Senior Associate at Shoosmiths, looks at the Consumer Rights Act 2015, focusing on its likely impact for consumers and businesses, focusing on the key terms contained in the Act and the relevant legislative background.

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.

Please note that since this podcast was recorded, the date for the implementation of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Regulations (outside the world of regulated finance products) has changed from 9 July 2015 to 1st October 2015.

Podcast Length: 39:07

Date Recorded: 29th April 2015

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