Are you planning to be an expert in contract drafting and negotiation?
Contract drafting is the most important skill in the legal industry for any lawyer. The legal industry faces a lot of time-sensitive contracts that need to be drafted. However, not all contract drafting jobs are the same and it's important that you understand how contracts are drafted in different roles by leading practitioners.
Contract drafting and negotiation have become irreplaceable skills that lawyers need to master. Whether you want to work as a litigating lawyer, corporate lawyer, in-house counsel, law officer or in any other field of law, you should be able to clearly draft and negotiate agreements.
Bettering Results (BR) is offering a comprehensive certificate course on contract drafting and negotiation which is meticulously structured to give in-depth practical knowledge on drafting various agreements, advising on breach of contracts, dispute resolution in contracts and contract negotiation for understanding, navigating, and excelling in contract work.
This six-week certificate course will help you in drafting all types of agreements including employment agreements, IT-specific agreements, shareholders agreements, loan agreements, IP assignment agreements, etc. This is a great course for those looking to get started with contracts or excel in their current contract drafting work.
The six-week batch starts from February 24, 2024, with live sessions only on weekends, that is on Saturdays and Sundays.
This course has been attended by over 2,500 in-house counsel, practicing advocates, IAS Officers, Law Students, CA, CS and other working professionals in the past.
Companies that we have had participants from include Reserve Bank of India, Hindalco Industries limited, GMR Group, Powergrid Corporation of India Limited, Aditya Birla Finance Ltd, Adani Road Transport Limited, L&T Financial Services, Cybercity builders and developers Pvt Ltd, Om Infra Ltd, Gayatri Projects Limited, Cashfree Payments, L&T Defence, and JB Pharmaceuticals etc. and law firms like Khaitan & Co., DSK Legal, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, etc.
Having trained more than 16,000 practicing advocates, in-house counsel, law officers, IAS Officers, CA, CS, etc., Bettering Results is known for imparting high-quality practical legal education with the help of India’s leading practitioners.
Bettering Results has also provided practical legal training to prominent institutions/companies such as LBSNAA, Mussoorie (IAS Training Academy), Government of India, NLSIU Bangalore, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Ministry of Power, Thermax Limited, VIPS Delhi, among others.
Participants will have access to live and interactive sessions on weekends, access to recordings for three years, hard copy study material by courier and so much more throughout this course.
Sessions on job and freelancing opportunities along with career guidance will also be provided.
Join our next batch now to stay ahead in your career!
TOP INSTRUCTORS FOR THE COURSE ARE:
a) Deepak Chowdhury, Partner, IndusLaw
b) Siddharth Marwah, Principal Associate, Khaitan & Co.
c) Rashneet Kaur, Principal Associate, Khaitan & Co.
d) Preeti Dhar, Principal Associate, IndusLaw
e) Udita Kanwar, Counsel, KJAC & Associates
Basics of Contract Law and Landmark Judgments
What is a contract?
Essential elements of a contract
Types of contract (expressed or implied, etc.)
Difference between pledge and bailment
Difference between indemnity and guarantee
Void, voidable and void ab-initio
Landmark judgments on Indian Contract Act, 1872
Drafting of pre-contractual Instruments like term sheet, letter of intent etc.
Module 3 and 4:
Drafting of following important clauses in a contract:
Parties Clause (individual, company, sole proprietorship, etc.)
Definitions and Interpretation Clause
Reps and warranties
Condition precedent or subsequent
Term, termination, renewal and survival clauses
Assignment and change of control clauses
Confidentiality and non-disclosure clause
Force majeure clause
Contract breach and execution
Other boilerplate clauses
Annexure and Schedules
Any other important clause required
Module 5 to 10: Drafting of following important contracts/ agreements:
Sale and lease deed
Leave and license agreement
Power of Attorney
Post-contractual agreements (including amendment agreement or novation agreement or supplementary agreement)
Cloud computing services agreement
Software development agreement
Manufacturing and supply agreement
IP assignment agreement
Module 11: Contract negotiation including common negotiation techniques
Module 12: Breach of the contract and the remedies available including specific performance
Module 13: Contract review
Module 14: Dispute resolution mechanism in contracts and practical aspects
Module 15: Guidance on job and freelancing opportunities in contract drafting
Module 16: Practice exercises
BENEFITS AND BONUSES IN THE COURSE:
WEEKEND ONLY SESSIONS
Live and interactive sessions with the instructors
Recording of live sessions accessible for three years
Hard copy material and free access to templates of important agreements
Certificate on completion
Practical assignments and feedback by experts
Free access to recorded sessions on CV, cover letter drafting and interview preparation.
TIME DEVOTION: 4-5 hours every weekend
Applications are open for law students and in-house counsel, legal practitioners, CA, CS and anybody interested in learning about contract drafting and negotiation in India and across the world.