Purchasing Contracts: A Practical Guide
Purchasing Contracts is intended to be of assistance to those whose work is with contracts for the procurement of goods and services rather than yet another contract law textbook.
This second edition contains additional chapters including one on the special rules governing purchasing by public bodies and utilities.
The subjects of misrepresentation, exemption clauses and electronic contracting are amongst those that have been updated and covered in more detail. The bill currently going through Parliament on bribery is also dealt with.
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Formation of written contracts and the battle of the forms
Negotiating the contract
Simplicity and clarity in contract drafting
The Sale of Goods Act 1979
Assignment and subcontracting
Amendment and Novation
Privity of contract and the Contracts Rights of Third Parties Act 1999
Damages for breach of contract
Other Remedies for Breach of Contract
Dispute Resolution and limitation of actions
Intellectual property rights
The Sale of Goods Act 1979 description quality fitness for purpose and samples
The Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982
Contracts for services
Exemption clauses and the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
Late delivery no delivery
Purchasing by Public Bodies and Utilities
Ethics in purchasing