Contract Law Update - this is an ideal programme for those wishing to increase their understanding of the fundamentals of contract law, and understand and improve the contracts they negotiate and manage
Business contracts provide key protection for businesses and institutions. This programme ensures delegates learn all the main issues relevant to contracts, their formation, operation and termination. Delegates will learn the contract law jargon and improve your ability to negotiate clauses effectively with your contracting parties. Whether supplying or buying goods, services or intellectual property, those involved with contracts will gain the necessary knowledge of the law needed in this field.
Brexit and contracts
Anti-Corruption and Bribery Act clauses for contracts
Warranties and obligations
Liability and its limitation
Practical exercises – Liability
Intellectual property rights
Termination and management of contracts
Final Q&A session
Susan Singleton is a solicitor with her own London solicitor’s firm, Singletons, which specialises in competition law, intellectual property, data protection and corporate/commercial law, both non-contentious and contentious. Until 2016 she was Vice Chairman of the Competition Law Association. She is author of 33 books and contributor to 48 more. She advises a wide range of UK and international clients. The 5th edition of her book Commercial Agency Agreements - Law and Practice was published in 2020 and the the 8th edition of Joint Ventures and Shareholders' Agreements in 2021. She produced the 5th edition of the textbook E-Commerce and Convergence - A Guide to the Law of Digital Media in 2021. After working as a solicitor at London law firms Slaughter and May and Bristows, she founded her own London firm of solicitors. She brought the first action for damages for breach of the competition rules to reach an English court (Arkin v Borchard Lines) and in 2015 was involved in litigation for clients in both the CJEU and UK in relation to challenges to EU and UK tobacco legislation. She advises lots of clients in particular about EU competition law and selective distribution agreements including in the pharma/ veterinary sectors, both for parallel importers and for brand owners and is regularly in involved in sales and purchase of companies. She was editor of the looseleaf Kluwer’s Comparative Law of Monopolies. In 2015-16 she was heavily involved in litigation before the English courts and CJEU in litigation relating to EU and UK legislation in the tobacco sector and in 2017 won damages for a client in trade infringement litigation (IPEC).
She wrote Business, the Internet and the Law looseleaf
in 1999 which she still updates three times a year. In 2021 she
as a Female Tech Law Hero for International Women's Day for The
Society for Computers and Law.
In 2021 she updated the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents
Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act commentary
for LexisNexis, legal publishers.
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.
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