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Categories:
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Consumer 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
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with longstop limitation in product liability claims.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the basics of longstop limitation in product liability claims with reference to the relevant legislation;
  • Be aware of how the longstop date is calculated in product liability claims;
  • Know how strictly the longstop liability limit is enforced by the courts;
  • Be aware of the relevant case law for the purposes of longstop limitation in product liability claims;
  • Understand whether the involvement of group or subsidiary companies affects the calculation of longstop limitation in product liability claims;
  • Know how longstop limitation in product liability claims co-exists with section 2(3) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
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In this CPDcast, Harry Lambert, a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, focuses on longstop limitations in product liability claims. Harry looks at the basics of longstop limitation and the relevant legislation with a view to examining the all-important question of when time starts to run in product liability claims. Harry then considers how recent case law from both the UK and abroad has impacted upon limitation longstop.

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: 33:08

Date Recorded: 20th May 2015

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