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Contract Law Fundamentals for Non Lawyers Masterclass
Tue, November 15, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM AWST
Contract Law Fundamentals for Non Lawyers Masterclass is an intensely practical guide through the essentials of contract law, exploring such details as when a contract will be required, when you have a contract (and don’t necessarily know it), what types of contract exist and the effect of legislation on your contractual arrangements.
This masterclass also scrutinises what happens when things go wrong, including how you can get out of a contract, options for assessing damages and remedies for breach and looking at the contractual implications of working in an e-commerce environment. You will grasp the crucial ingredients required for a good contract, and gain tips to better understand and manage your contracts.
Develop legally enforceable and commercially advantageous contracts
Achieve effective, workable solutions for all your contracting needs
Ensure your contracts are plainly expressed and risk-managed
Protect your interests if things go wrong
Understand the force of your contractual obligations
Recognise the optimal times to exert the power of the clauses in your contracts
Impressive Panel of Speakers:
Mike Hales, Partner, MinterEllison
Spencer Flay, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Hazel Brewer, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan
Jeremy Ludlow, Special Counsel, HWL Ebsworth
Laws and regulations governing general business and contracts are becoming increasingly complex. If you sign-off, approve and/ or are involved in commercial negotiations, at any level, you need to understand the fundamentals of contract law not only to protect your organisation’s interests but to ensure your organisation is not exposed to unnecessary risk and liability.
Contract Law Fundamentals for Non Lawyers is a practical one-day course on the essential elements of contract law in Australia. Starting with the fundamental principles of contracts, the course moves through different types of contracts, negotiating Terms & Conditions, and on to remedies when a breach of contract occurs.
The course provides tips for understanding contractual material and looks at the traps and pitfalls of contracting and drafting – essential knowledge for all managers who sign-off and manage medium and large-sized contracts.
The Masterclass format of the course ensures small class size, a high level of participation and lots of opportunities for questions. Comprehensive workbook material is also supplied.