Contract Drafting is the most important skill in the legal industry. 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 is important that you understand how contracts are drafted in different roles.
Contract drafting and negotiating has become an irreplaceable skill that lawyers need to master. Whether you want to work as a litigating lawyer, corporate lawyer, in-house counsel, or in any other field of law, you should be able to clearly draft and negotiate your agreements.
After intensive perusal and deliberations with Partners from top tier law firms, Bettering Results (BR) curated this specialised course dedicated to mastering Contract Drafting & Negotiation.
This 6 Weeks Certificate Course will help you in drafting all types of agreements including Employment Agreement, IT-specific agreements, Shareholders Agreement, Loan Agreement, IP Assignment Agreements, etc.
This is the 8th batch of our Contract Drafting & Negotiation and more than 2200 practicing advocates, law students, officials, in-house counsels, etc. have benefitted from this in the past. The batch starts on on October 7, 2023.
Register now to avail 40% early bird discount.
We have had participants from Reserve Bank of India, DRDO, Hindalco Industries Limited, Kotak Mahindra Bank, AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co., Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., L&T Defence, Cashfree Payments, SirionLabs etc. & many law schools in the country.
TOP INSTRUCTORS FOR THE COURSE ARE
a) Abe Abraham, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
b) Shailendra Bhandare, Partner, Khaitan & Co
c) Ravi Shah, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
d) Amruta Kelkar, Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
e) Sumantra Bose, Principal Associate, Khaitan & Co
f) Akshay Pathak, Principal Associate, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
g) Rashneet Kaur, Principal Associate, Khaitan & Co
Basics of Contract Law & 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 & 4:
Drafting of following important clauses in a contract:
Parties Clause (individual, company, sole proprietorship etc)
Definitions & 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 & Schedules
Any other important clause required
Module 5 To 10: Drafting of following important contracts/agreements:
Sale & 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 & Supply Agreement
Memorandum of Association
Articles of Association
IP Assignment Agreement
Case studies on above agreements to test the knowledge of participants
Module 11: Basics of Negotiation including common negotiation techniques
Module 12: Breach of the contract and the remedies available including specific performance
Module 13: Contract Review
Module 14: Practice exercises
EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS OF THE COURSE
WEEKEND SESSIONS ONLY
Live & Interactive sessions with the instructors
Q & A round with the instructors
Recording of Live Sessions Accessible for 2 Years
Templates of important agreements provided
Certificate on Completion
Free access to E-books by Manucontract
1 week FREE Access to Manucontract CLM
Real world assignments and feedbacks by experts
Time devotion - 4-5 Hours every weekend
Applications are open for law students and in-house counsels, legal practitioners,CA, CS and anybody interested in learning about Contract Drafting & Negotiation in India and across the world.
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