Applications are open for the Certificate in Commercial Contracts, which commences 6 March 2021. This course provides an understanding of the fundamental competencies required by the commercial lawyer when drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements. It includes guidance on the structure and format of commercial contracts and emphasises the importance of using clear and concise language when drafting such agreements.
Experienced practitioners provide drafting tips and best practice recommendations on how best to ensure that your commercial contracts provide legal and commercial certainty. The course begins with generic drafting advice, examining standard boilerplate provisions, before considering issues pertinent to specific practice areas in more depth. This course will benefit:
•Public sector, private sector and in-house solicitors who deal with commercial contracts on a daily basis;
•Trainee solicitors and students seeking to expand their knowledge of the commercial industry;
•Barristers who practice in the areas of commercial litigation, chancery and contract law; and
•Other suitably qualified professionals who are involved in negotiation and drafting commercial agreements.