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Contract Law 2016 Training Course

Contract Law 2016 - this is an ideal seminar for those wishing to increase their understanding of the fundamentals of contract law, and understand and improve the contracts they negotiate and manage

Details

Course overview

This one day seminar will enable you to:

  • Understand the contracts you manage
  • Decrease reliance on external lawyers
  • Reduce your risk
  • Avoid expensive legal proceedings
  • Tighten up your contract clauses
  • Learn the latest case law and best practice on contracts and contract management

Previous attendees have said:-

“Informative, friendly presentation style”
“Very engaging”
“I really liked the emphasis on in-practice experience”
“Very commercially and practically grounded”

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Why you should attend

Topics covered will include:

  • Understand the contracts you manage
  • Decrease reliance on external lawyers
  • Reduce your risk
  • Avoid expensive legal proceedings
  • Tighten up your contract clauses
  • Learn about the latest case law and best practice on contracts and contract management

Who should attend

  • Procurement Managers/Purchasing Managers
  • In-house Lawyers
  • Company Secretaries
  • Paralegals
  • Trainee Solicitors
  • Contract Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Others whose work regularly brings them into contact with contracts

Programme

09.30 Introduction

09.40 Contract Fundamentals
  • What is a contract?
  • Written and unwritten contracts
  • Tips and hints to make your contract terms apply
  • Retention of title clauses – recovering goods when the customer goes bust
  • Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Review of recent case law

11.00 Refreshments

11.20 Anti-Corruption and Bribery Act Clauses for Contracts
  • Ethics and anti-corruption policies
  • Contract clauses in this area – warranties
  • How to reduce risk of law infringement
  • UK Bribery Act in force 2011
  • Mitigating risks
11.50 Warranties and Obligations
  • Using contract clauses to commercial advantage
  • Best and reasonable endeavours obligations
  • Time of essence
  • Consequences of breach of warranty
  • How to make obligations stick

12.45 Lunch

14.00 Liability and its Limitation
  • Ensuring your risks under contracts are mitigated
  • How far can you exclude and limit liability?
  • Best practice and model clauses
  • Latest cases under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
  • Force majeure clauses

Practical Exercise – Liability

15.15 Refreshments

15.35 Intellectual Property Rights
  • IP protection clauses in contracts
  • Who owns the rights?
  • Foreground and background rights
  • Exploitation of IP rights by agreement
16.15 Termination and Management of Contracts
  • Best practice guidelines
  • Dealing with contract breaches
  • Litigation and mediation
  • Right to terminate agreements
  • How to handle supplier difficulties and liquidation

16.45 Final Q&A session

17.00 End of seminar

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We do not currently have dates confirmed for this course; please contact us to be informed when it is scheduled; or to discuss running this course on an in-house basis for your staff.

Continuing professional development

This course qualifies for the following CPD programmes:

  • Certificate: 6.00 hours

Customised in-house training

We can customise this course to meet the requirements of your organisation and deliver it at your location and/or online.

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Previous customers include...

  • Aardman Animations Ltd
  • Agrarmarkt Austria Marketing GesmbH
  • Allergan Plc.
  • DSTL
  • e2v
  • ENER-G Group
  • Esterline Advanced Sensors
  • European Banking Authority
  • GE Healthcare Ltd
  • KPN
  • Moog Fernau Ltd
  • Phlexglobal Limited
  • Red Embedded Consulting
  • Sharp Life Science (EU) Limited
  • Tectrade
  • Tideway bv