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Course description

Legal English: Drafting, Contracts & Advanced Negotiation

Legal English: Drafting, Contracts and Advanced Negotiation Skills is an interactive four-day programme that is designed to help you identify the forming of enforceable contracts and common drafting errors, refine your skills in legal writing and contract drafting, and master advanced negotiation techniques in English. The course also addresses current practice in key areas of English law as used in international commercial contracts.


This programme combines presentations, practical exercises, models, frameworks and case studies to help you master new skills and enhance your knowledge of Legal English.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who should attend?

  • Heads of legal
  • In-house counsel
  • Contracts directors and managers
  • Commercial directors and managers
  • Senior business development executives
  • Private practice lawyers
  • Professional advisors

Outcome / Qualification etc.

By the end of the course, you will have the updated knowledge, confidence and familiarity with contracts required to tackle the most important aspects of commercial contract law and apply enhanced negotiation skills and techniques for commercial matters and dispute resolution.

Why should you attend this four-day programme?

  • Refine your skills in legal writing and contract drafting
  • Learn how to avoid common drafting pitfalls
  • Understand the structure and terms that are common to contracts in English
  • Learn advanced negotiation skills for commercial matters and dispute resolution
  • Develop an effective communication and negotiation style
  • Strengthen your knowledge of complex contractual terms including indemnities, warranties and exclusion clauses, force majeure clauses in an ever changing global scenario
  • Highlight selected key comparative differences between Common Law with comparisons to Civil Law jurisdictions
  • Consider the distinction between direct, indirect and a consequential damages
  • Courts attitude and interpretation of exclusion clauses
  • Refresh your knowledge of the law surrounding breach, termination and liquidated damages, enabling you to draft tighter provisions and ensure greater protection for your stakeholders
  • Share the knowledge and experience of peers from different countries and sectors

Delegates will receive:

  • Sample agreements
  • Sample clauses
  • Checklists

Training Course Content

Summary of Course Content

  • Drafting general contractual terms and specific clauses, hands on drafting under the guidance of the facilitative trainer
  • Drafting pre-contractual documentation
  • Negotiation skills, tactics, and techniques for lawyers
  • Negotiating key clauses
  • Forming a binding enforceable contract
  • Warranties, representations and entire agreement clauses
  • Liability risk protection including indemnities, exclusion and limitation of liability clauses
  • Remedial clauses and damages
  • Force majeure
  • Termination
  • Boilerplate clauses

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EC4Y 8AX, London

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