BUSINESS CONTRACT LAW

Venue:         USALondon (UK); Dubai

Price:            £3,500

Duration:      1 Week

Dates:

November 7, 2016
December 5, 2016

January 23, 2017

February 27, 2017

March 20, 2017

April 24, 1017

May 15, 2017

June 19, 2017

July 17, 2017

August 21, 2017

September 18, 2017

October 23, 2017

November 20, 2017

December 18, 2017





 

Course Programme

Below is our course programme for Business Contract Law. This programme forms the standard agenda for our open business contract law courses or it can be tailored specifically for your organisation on an in-company basis - using your own contract scenarios.

 

What is this course about?

The course provides a full introduction and update on business contract law. It gives you the skills to ensure you avoid contract pitfalls, do not enter into contracts without realising your documents, heads of agreement or letters of intent are legally binding, teaches you have to avoid the 'battle of the forms' and how to secure clauses within your contract which well protect your business.

 

Do you know how to draft a contract or negotiate amendments so that your business is not exposed? This course is a complete guide to business contract law.

 

The course takes you through all the major areas of contract law from warranties and indemnities to limitation of liability, from how to draft the agreement, ensure performance and termination rights.

 

By carefully guiding you through every element of contract law you need this course will ensure that you are able to minimise the risks contractually and maximise the benefits available.

 

You will learn the importance of risk analysis, the legal consequences of both your words and actions and gain a thorough understanding of the rules that regulate the formation and enforcement of commercial contracts.

 

 

Outcomes

As a result of attending this training course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand principles and practices of business contract law
  • Dramatically reduce the chances of contract pitfalls
  • Improve awareness of their own actions
  • Negotiate from a position of strength

 

Who would benefit?

  • Contract managers / officers
  • Marketing managers
  • Business development managers
  • Financial directors
  • Managing directors
  • Project managers / engineers
  • Buyers

 

This course will cover the following topics:

 

1. Contract Basics - Preparing to contract

  • What is a contract?
  • Documents and agreements
  • Getting the 'soft side' right - what form of contract to use to ensure maximum chance of acceptance
  • Heads of agreements and letters of intent
  • Specifications
  • Authority to sign contracts
  • Typical contracts - precedents provided

 

 

Case Study

  • Contract law exercise - case study on contract formation

 

Terms

  • Implied
  • Express
  • Standard terms
  • Warranties
  • Indemnities
  • Commercial laws - Provision of Services Regulations 2009
  • Other relevant clauses in contracts

 

Contract Drafting

  • Workshop on drafting contracts in practice

 

Limiting and excluding liability

  • Consequential and direct loss
  • Impact of unfair terms law
  • What is best practice in terms of exclusion and liability clauses?
  • Force majeure / Act of God clauses

 

Limitation of liability clauses     A Practical exercise applying learning on liability clauses

 



Intellectual Property Rights

  • Patents
  • Copyright
  • Trade Marks
  • Designs
  • How to ensure you keep or acquire IP rights
  • How to draft IP clauses and indemnities in contracts

 

Termination and Management of Contracts

  • Managing your contracts to best advantage
  • Practical tips and hints
  • Termination clauses in agreements
  • Arbitration and litigation issues
  • International contracts - foreign law issues

Hands on training
For Professionals and Executives

Maxim

Experts in Talent Development and Business Consultancy

 

Training Location

 

Holiday Inn, Wembley London

HA9 8DS

 

Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel

Opposite Burjuman Shopping Mall

Dubai, UAE

 



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