This programme combines up-to-date commercial law with practical methods of translating this law into documentation.
It identifies and analyses the different types of contract and how the various statutes affect them, ensuring that you fully understand the impact of current legislation and case law, and looks at the potential impact of Brexit on your contracts. By the end of the course you will be able to recognise and deal confidently with the risks and benefits of commercial contracts.
And all those involved in the negotiation, drafting and management of commercial business contracts
Effective contract negotiation
Tools, techniques and terminology when creating a formal contract
Getting to grips with how the law changes what you thought you had agreed to
Managing the contract
Including constructive performance obligations
Bribery and corruption
PRACTICAL DRAFTING EXERCISE
In this session participants will draft contract terms based on the skills and knowledge developed during the day under the guidance of experts
When things go wrong and defences to breach of contract – limit contractual risk and damages for your organisation
Termination and dispute resolution
The impact of Brexit on business contracts
PRACTICAL DRAFTING EXERCISE
In this session participants will practice drafting contract terms and receive practical advise and guidance of how they can develop in this area.
Some typical agreements
This session will review the terms and conditions of some typical agreements to illustrate how to avoid the legal pitfalls and challenges faced
Arun Singh OBE
Arun Singh (Prof) OBE, FRSA is an international lawyer and consultant to an international law firm. He was formerly a partner and Head of Commercial Law at KPMG Legal and partner at Masons (now Pinsent Masons).
Arun has advised on disputes and collaborations in a wide range of jurisdictions including Europe, countries in West and East Africa, India, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Pakistan, Libya, Jordan, Syria, the US, Caribbean, Russia, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt, Thailand and Singapore. Arun is cited and ranked in the Chambers Guide to the world’s leading lawyers. He concentrates on international investment, joint ventures, licensing of technology, research and development, M&A, energy, outsourcing and corporate governance in developed and emerging markets; he also handles international legal risk management matters. Arun advises a range of international organisations and is a Visiting Professor in International Business, Leadership and Negotiations at Salford University Business School, Senior Associate at Oxford University’s Institute of Legal Practice and teaches international leadership and negotiations at the University of Cambridge. He has facilitated programmes in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the US.
He is a recognised corporate educator and a non-executive director of two international investment companies – one of which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, chairing the Audit Committee and Investment Committee.
He was appointed an OBE by HM the Queen in January 1999 for services to international trade, investment and intercultural management. Arun is an editor and contributor to a number of publications including Business and Contract Law (a Thorogood Special Report), a facilitator for company programmes and an experienced speaker at international corporate conferences.
This course qualifies for the following CPD programmes: