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This website is intended to provide you with a mechanism for making contact with potential legal advisors for an initial discussion around any legal queries your institution may have. We, Crescent Purchasing Consortium, do not accept any liability arising out of your use of this website as we are merely making its facilities available for your use and will have no further involvement in your query.
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