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Contract Terms and Conditions Awareness

This programme is designed for the whole commercial team and will give them a firm working knowledge on all they need to know about contract terms and conditions.

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  • Format: Bespoke training


This programme is ideal for the whole commercial team who need to have a greater understanding of how standard conditions of contracts work and how to draft agreements to ensure performance and termination rights.

This training is aimed at professionals who are responsible for the administration and management of commercial business contracts.


Creating a formal contract – 6 key steps

1. Offer and acceptance
  • Defining the number of offers that can be on the table at any one time
  • Understanding what is a counter offer
  • Examining what constitutes acceptance

2. Invitation to treat
3. Consideration
4. Intention to create legal relations
5. Capacity
6. Certainty

Pre contract

  • Informal contracts
  • Letters of intent
  • Memorandum of understanding
  • Confidentiality/ Non disclosure agreements
  • Enforceable contracts

Getting to grips with how the law changes what you thought you had agreed to

  • What are implied terms and where do you see them?
  • Working within government restrictions
  • What is ‘good faith’ and making it benefit your company
  • Misrepresentation


  • Current use in contracts
  • Difference between warranties, guarantees, indemnities and representations
  • Retention of title
  • Privity
  • Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act

Including constructive performance obligations

  • Specific performance
  • Condition precedents
  • Delivery
  • Force Majeure
  • The doctrine of Frustration

Termination – Understanding how and when to end contracts

  • Duration
  • Liquidation
  • Change of control

Arun Singh OBE

Arun Singh is cited and ranked in the Chambers Guide to the world’s leading lawyers. He concentrates on international investment, joint ventures, licensing of technology, research and development, M&A, energy, outsourcing and corporate governance in developed and emerging markets; he also handles international legal risk management matters. In 1999 he was appointed an OBE by HM the Queen for services to international trade, investment and intercultural management.

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Run Contract Terms and Conditions Awareness Bespoke training for your team

2 days

Typical duration

Pricing from:

  • GBP 800
  • Per attendee
  • Course tailored to your requirements
  • At your choice of location, or online


We don't have any currently scheduled dates for this course but we can customise it to your requirements and deliver it on an in-house basis for any number of your staff or colleagues.

Contact our in-house training expert Aleksandra Beer to discuss your requirements:

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Run this course conveniently and cost-effectively in-house for your staff and colleagues

Aleksandra BEER
Training expert

+44 (0)20 7749 4749