All the practical stuff they didn't tell you at university and more!
Starting from the very beginning, we will fit each of the topics below into the wider picture of drafting and concluding a successful commercial contract for your clients. You will learn how to structure the terms of a contract, understand the default laws controlling and governing such terms, and think about some specific potential negotiation points which may arise.
We will also cover some recent case law on warranties and indemnity, liquidated damages and exclusion of liability clauses so you can confidently advise your clients.
By the end of the course you will feel confident in dealing with a client’s transaction from start to finish and know that you will achieve the objectives that they want.
Topics to be covered will include:
Some of the most standard contract terms
Conditions Precedent/Suspensive Conditions
Confidentiality and Guarantee
Alienation, Force Majeure and Arbitration
Restrictive Covenants; ‘Boiler Plate’
Price/Consideration, Payment and Interest
Warranties and Indemnities
Liquidated Damages and Exclusion and Limitation of Liability.
This course is designed for Trainee solicitors to support the achievement of PEAT2 outcomes through substantive and relevant legal knowledge.