The UK law 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.
Workshop - Analysing a common law judgment
Workshop; Consider different forms of pre contract documents and their impact and their role.
Workshop – Participants will divide into groups and clarify the distinctions between these contractual remedies and their differing legal effect.
Split into groups and draft clauses based on a mini case study.
This course is especially designed for non – UK lawyers who are advising on international commercial agreements which are governed by English law as many international transactions are subject to English law. It covers legal concepts that will be unfamiliar to assist civil law lawyers become more international and enable them to advise on a wider range of transactions. Or indeed ask more informed questions of their English law advisers.
The course sets out the key elements of English law particularly in relation to English contract law.
The approach is interactive - it will involve mini case studies, drafting workshops and a clinic for participants to raise questions about transactions they are involved in.
Participants will learn differences between common and civil law systems, analyse an English law judgment, what makes a binding contract under English law, and cover Tort (Delict) under English law.
In addition it will introduce the law of equity and trust particularly in relation to remedies, look at how damages are awarded under English law, a comparison of Penalties and Liquidated Damages. The different approach to Force Majeure, interpretation of contracts, the transfer of contractual rights, including novation, consideration and the particular place of Deeds in English law.
Other Legal Courses which may be of interest
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Training Course Summary
|Joint Ventures||Key Negotiating and Structuring Issues with Sample Documents|
|Introduction to Financial Issues in Acquisition Agreements||Be introduced to how to set a target net asset value and understand the positives and the negatives of the underlying policies, estimates and uncertainties|
|Loan Documents and Security Issues Course||Gain an overview of key documents and their uses|