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In-house & bespoke training:
Commercial Contracts

Good business, leadership and management skills are essential for every lawyer, whether in-house or in private practice. Having the right skill-set is the basis for success in any role and our commercial contracts legal training courses have been designed to give lawyers the necessary skills and techniques in order to make a strategic and commercial difference to their business, ensuring that they are able to have a positive influence with clients and colleagues.


 

3-day Drafting Commercial Contracts

In-house & bespoke training

A practical, interactive three-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training in the key drafting skills.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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4-day International Commercial Contracts School

In-house & bespoke training

This specially designed four-day seminar has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Typical duration: 4 days
Pricing from £1,400 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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5-day International Commercial Contracts School

In-house & bespoke training

This specialist five-day seminar has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on the law and regulations governing business and contract law for cross-border contracts.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

Typical duration: 5 days
Pricing from £1,500 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/Know-How Licences and R&D Collaborations

In-house & bespoke training

Analyse and discuss the key aspects of patent/know-how licences and R&D collaborations, assessing the areas where things can and do go wrong.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Simon Portman (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Bitcoin halving

In-house & bespoke training

This session examines what Bitcoin halving is and why it matters – and teaches a clear understanding of Bitcoin and Blockchain along the way.

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Collaboration and R&D Agreements for the Pharma Industry

In-house & bespoke training

A practical 2-day seminar focusing on the key legal and commercial challenges to achieving a successful collaboration agreement in the pharma, biotech and life sciences sector

Typically presented by Mark Anderson (bio)
and 5 more leading experts

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Commercial and Company Law Update

In-house & bespoke training

An intensive one-day programme providing an up-to-date review of the latest law and regulations that affect companies and directors

Typically presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Commercial Awareness in the Oil & Gas Industry

In-house & bespoke training

Gain a clear understanding of the crucial economic, technical and current issues that impact each stage of the industry and how they can be used to achieve commercial success

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Complying with the new General Data Protection Regulation

In-house & bespoke training

A one-day programme providing expert advice on the complex and confusing implications of the GDPR and the new Data Protection Act.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Contract Law Update

In-house & bespoke training

Contract Law Update - this is an ideal programme for those wishing to increase their understanding of the fundamentals of contract law, and understand and improve the contracts they negotiate and manage

Typically presented by Susan Singleton (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Current Contract Law and Practice

In-house & bespoke training

This programme will help a legal and contracts team avoid potential contractual liability and give an update on the recent developments and cutting-edge issues in commercial and company law.

Typically presented by Amanda Brock (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Drafting and Managing Pharmaceutical Safety Data Exchange Agreements

In-house & bespoke training

Some of the topics to be covered at this meeting include overview of the legal/policy landscape as it affects the terms of CTAs, clause by clause review, legal clauses, review of a Universitys CTA

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

In-house & bespoke training

This intensive and interactive one-day programme focuses on CTAs in the pharmaceutical industry where legal, policy and ethical considerations underpin how these agreements are drafted

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Alex Denoon (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Drafting and Negotiating International Agency and Distribution Agreements

In-house & bespoke training

Proactively manage the legal and commercial considerations essential for securing a successful international agreement.
*INCLUDES: Practical and interactive exercises*

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Michala Meiselles (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Drafting Commercial Contracts

In-house & bespoke training

A practical and interactive two-day programme designed to develop your skills to draft clear and concise commercial agreements. This comprehensive two-part programme focuses on delivering practical and applied training of the key drafting skills.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

In-house & bespoke training

A three-day practical and interactive seminar focusing on current contract drafting, negotiating, best practice and related issues within the pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences sectors.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by James Agnew (bio)
and 15 more leading experts

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English

In-house & bespoke training

The complete guide to drafting and negotiating clear and concise commercial agreements in English. Presented by expert linguists with extensive experience in commercial law.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Alan Simmons (bio)

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Drafting International R&D Collaboration and Joint Venture Agreements

In-house & bespoke training

Ensure clear, structured, risk-free collaborative R&D and joint venture agreements for maximum commercial success in one intensive day.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Drafting International Technology Licensing Agreements

In-house & bespoke training

A two-day programme which will provide any legal and contracts team with the key legal and commercial skills essential to secure successful agreements. It also includes drafting sessions to illustrate best practice.

Typically presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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From Blockchain to Smart Contracts

In-house & bespoke training

Any business should stay ahead of emerging trends and different ways of doing business. This is particularly true when those different methods allow cutting of costs and removal of intermediaries and redundant processes. Using Blockchain systems to undertake business and using smart contracts is the way business is going.

This course explains the how, what, why and when.

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Delivery: collaborative classroom

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International Business Agreements

In-house & bespoke training

A 3-day training programme for legal and commercial teams working in international business

Typically presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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International Contract Negotiations

In-house & bespoke training

This workshop will help your commercial team negotiate their way to commercial success when dealing with international contract negotiations.

Typically presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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International Intellectual Property Law

In-house & bespoke training

A comprehensive and practical programme which focuses on the commercialisation of intellectual property.

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Joint Ventures & Other Collaboration Agreements for the Oil & Gas Industry

In-house & bespoke training

Essential skills for legal and commercial professionals in the oil and gas industry to develop long lasting and profitable joint ventures

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Bob Palmer (bio) , Ned Swan (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Legal English for Legal Assistants

In-house & bespoke training

Avoid simple but serious mistakes and maximise productivity and efficiency with this intensive 2-day workshop aimed at perfecting and polishing the use of legal English for legal secretaries, paralegals and legal assistants.

Typically presented by Jeremy Keys (bio)

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Liabilities, Damages and other Contentious Issues in International Commercial Agreements

In-house & bespoke training

Understanding the detailed law of damages and liabilities for the purposes of negotiating and drafting international contracts governed by English law.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Managing Disputes in the Oil and Gas Industry

In-house & bespoke training

This 3-day programme from Falconbury has been designed to take an in-depth look at disputes that arise in oil and gas contracts and how they can be managed and resolved in the most cost-effective and efficient manner. The programme is designed to be highly practical and includes hands-on workshop sessions and a mock dispute demonstration.

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Mediation Advocacy Skills for Lawyers and Business People

In-house & bespoke training

Businesses in commercial disputes want to save time, money and relationships in resolving them. This programme will detail how to achieve a satisfactory and timely solution through mediation.

Typically presented by Rebecca Attree (bio) , Stephen Walker (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Negotiating and Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Telecoms Sector

In-house & bespoke training

This programme focuses on current contract drafting, negotiating, best practice and related issues for the telecoms contract team.

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Negotiating and Drafting IT Contracts

In-house & bespoke training

A two-day seminar designed to explain what IT contracts are, how and why they work and how to put them in place.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Negotiation Skills for International Lawyers

In-house & bespoke training

This highly interactive, workshop-style programme devised especially for in-house counsel, solicitors, barristers and lawyers will help you and your team develop your negotiating sills to achieve the best outcomes.

Typically presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Ownership and Control of Intellectual Property Rights

In-house & bespoke training

In one intensive day learn how to protect and exploit your intellectual property rights for maximum commercial benefit

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Reviewing and Negotiating Technology Transfer and Licensing Agreements

In-house & bespoke training

Providing key legal and commercial skills essential to secure a successful agreement.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Michala Meiselles (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Reviewing and Understanding International Shipping Contracts

In-house & bespoke training

A practical seminar delivering best practice, techniques and tips for documents used in the international sale of goods carried by sea.

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Security Law and Practice

In-house & bespoke training

This programme will look at the issues involved in making security law an integral part of management policies. It will take your team through the law as it relates to theft, trespass, arrest and CCTV.

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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The Consumer Rights Directive

In-house & bespoke training

This workshop will help your team understand the key provisions of the Consumer Rights Directive and the practical legal implication for your business.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Sandra Quinn (bio) , Mark Weston (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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The finer points of GDPR Data Subject Access Requests

In-house & bespoke training

How to deal with them and issues that arise.

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Delivery: collaborative classroom

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The Fundamentals of WTO Law and Policy

In-house & bespoke training

This training programme aims to provide an understanding of the structure and role of the WTO. The procedures governing the DSB will be explored in detail, as will the key principles that underpin the WTO Agreement (inter alia GATT, GATS, and TRIPS), and the general rules governing trade in goods and services amongst the WTO Member Countries.

Typically presented by Michala Meiselles (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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The latest on Brexit

In-house & bespoke training

This training goes through the major issues of which businesses need to be aware in order to plan and prepare for post-Brexit life.

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Delivery: collaborative classroom

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The Successful Management of Major Oil and Gas Projects – Avoiding Distress

In-house & bespoke training

This unique two-day seminar will provide participants with an insight into the common causes of project failure, how they can be avoided and resolved.

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Top 10 GDPR myths in mid-2020

In-house & bespoke training

Expert advice and commentary on the current top 10 myths surrounding GDPR that businesses are getting wrong – from the approach of GDPR regulators to Coronavirus to the advent of GDPR certification authorities.

Typically presented by Mark Weston (bio)

Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Understanding & Drafting Upstream Oil & Gas Contracts - An Advanced Masterclass

In-house & bespoke training

Learn how contracts are used in upstream oil and gas commercial agreements, presented by an expert in two interactive and informative days.

Typically presented by Jim Bergman (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Understanding and Drafting Standard Contract Clauses

In-house & bespoke training

This two-day no nonsense drafting contract clauses workshop will enable the contracts team to further their technical knowledge to deliver and manage successful contracts every time.

Typically presented by Arun Singh OBE (bio)

Typical duration: 2 days
Pricing from £800 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Understanding and Managing Competition Law Compliance

In-house & bespoke training

Learn how to navigate competition law and ensure compliance while maximising opportunities for your business

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Rebecca Attree (bio)

Typical duration: 1 day
Pricing from £450 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Understanding, Drafting and Negotiating Technology Contracts

In-house & bespoke training

Understand international IT contracts and their complexities, to ensure effective use, manage risk and draft a watertight agreement with this bespoke programme.

Typically presented by Robert Bond (bio)

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Understanding, Negotiating and Drafting Oil and Gas Industry Contracts

In-house & bespoke training

A three-day practical and interactive seminar focusing on best practice in drafting, negotiating and related topics for upstream oil and gas industry contracts.

Rated by attendees to the public programme

Typically presented by Nicolas Bonnefoy (bio)
and 8 more leading experts

Typical duration: 3 days
Pricing from £1,200 per attendee
Delivery: collaborative classroom

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Excellent speaker and knowledge.

Barry Gourlay, EMEA Procurement Manager, Sykes Global Services

The course content was excellent, broad and informative. In addition, I found the comparative study between the common law and civil law in different jurisdiction, educative and interesting. The presentation was conducted in a simplified way via case law scenarios. The presentation was engaging and of a higher level, in my view the presenter had exceeded expectations, furthermore the speaker possess a in-depth knowledge of the subject matter.

Thabo Pheto, Legal Advisor, North-West University

Mark is very knowledgeable and has great presentation skills. Content of the course is very relevant, excellent examples, interesting topics.

Nataliia Cherpak, Associate Legal Counsel, Webfleet Solutions

Would highly recommend this course to in-house lawyers.

Zera Ong, Commercial Associate, Evox Therapeutics

Content was great, very detailed but not unnecessarily weighing us down at all. It was presented very clearly and Mark used personal anecdotes and hypothetical relating to the course participants which kept everyone engaged.

Jacob Williams, Paralegal, 2buy2.com Ltd

As always, when it comes to Falconbury, very well organised and tailored to the needs of today business.

Salima Fiandaca, Business Contract Manager, Helsinn Healthcare SA

The programme content was very detailed and included all the important points, the presentation was very good and the speaker delivered the information in a manner that was very easy for one to understand and assimilate.

Patricia Ifewulu, Company Secretary / Head of Legal & Compliance, Continental Reinsurance Plc

The course was excellent and at the end I can understand all the important legal issues which we should address when we negotiate an IT contract. Mark was excellent.

Maria Inês Nabais, Lawyer, Novabase Services - Management & Consulting Services, SA

The speakers appear to be passionate about the topic and the adjacent fields. Gave good insight in relevant cases and practice.

Martin de Vlaming, Legal Counsel, Erasmus MC

The content touched upon the most relevant parts of a clinical trial agreement, the presentation was good and the speakers knowledge and expertise also gave me more insight in the practical side of clinical trial agreements.

Angela Paltan, Legal counsel, Erasmus MC