The trainer is an international lawyer and corporate educator on commerce and finance law and professional business skills and management. He was formerly a partner and Head of International Commercial Law at KPMG Legal globally and Masons (now Pinsent Masons). He has been listed in the independent Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers as an expert in investment law and regulations, where he is described by peers and clients as “a strong commercial thinker.
He concentrates on UK and international investment, M&A, private equity, energy, corporate and commercial law in developed and emerging markets, and also facilitates training in international professional management and skills. He advises a range of international organisations.
In addition to being a corporate educator he sits as a non-executive director in the private and public sector.
This course complements and can equally be standalone to the Essentials of Business & Contract Law for Managers. It focuses on key elements in the management of a contract, negotiation, pre emptive steps, and clauses related to potential claims.
It covers sample clauses, negotiation points, drafting exercises, contract management, including potential claims, particularly through the contract.
It will look at delay, such as liquidated damages and retention of title of goods, monies due and proceeds of sale. In addition, contractual remedies through warranties, guarantees and/or indemnities.
There are specific sessions covering contract management to prevent and anticipate potential claims, how to exclude and /or limit liability, ending contracts, looking at the various ways to resolve disputes including the increasingly used route of a alternative dispute resolution such as mediation.
It informs participants who include, contract managers and officers, legal advisers and consultants, commercial directors, finance directors and controllers, business development managers, how to minimise contract risk and have a competitive edge over their counterparts.
It enables attendees to draft tighter provisions and ensure greater protection for their stakeholders.
There will be class discussions and drafting exercises to consolidate the lecture and workshop experience. Participants will leave with the updated knowledge, enhanced confidence and an understanding of contracts essential to deal with the most important aspects of commercial contract law.
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