The BEAMA Legal Department provides the essential support to ensure that all of BEAMA’s activities are compliant with the rules affecting trade associations as well as feeding into the range of work carried out by BEAMA’s groups where legislative and regulatory issues are of concern. BEAMA Legal also provides a wide range of services such as:
BEAMA Legal provides training to both members and non-members on legal issues. This training is carried out in two ways; BEAMA periodically hosts seminars on a range of legal issues with guest speakers from the industry and the law, as well as providing in-house training on contract law and conditions at companies' own premises with a course programme tailored to the companies' specific interests. See the document on the left for more details.
Member companies can obtain guidance legal issues affecting companies in the BEAMA sectors of industry, notably in relation to contract law and conditions.
BEAMA Legal can also provide guidance in a number of other areas including competition, product liability, public and utility procurement, intellectual property, counterfeiting and origin marking.
BEAMA Legal also monitors the progress of any directives and legislation from the European Commission relating to companies' commercial and technical obligations, and lobbies on members behalf both at UK level and through BEAMA's
European body; ORGALIME.
Members are kept informed of any court decisions, new legislation and other important legal issues. BEAMA has a range of standard contract terms available to members, as well as having an input into the IET/IMechE MF/1 suite of model forms.
BEAMA Contract Publications
BEAMA supplies both members and non-members with legal publications available on request. To view the publications available and their price see the document on the left.
Please note that members are eligible for a 20% discount.
For more information email the Legal Department.