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Commercial and Company Law Update

An intensive one-day programme providing an up-to-date review of the latest law and regulations that affect companies and directors

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  • Format: Bespoke training
  • CPD: 6 hours for your records (depending on your requirements)
  • Certificate of completion

Course overview

Are you up to date with the latest laws and regulations that affect your business? This seminar will provide you with a comprehensive review of the most recent updates to commercial and company law and regulations that have an impact on best practice. Reducing the risk of infringement of these laws could be vital to your or your clients’ businesses. Learn what the implications are and understand how to avoid violations and their consequences.

The panel of carefully selected, highly experienced legal experts will focus exclusively on the areas of law that have an impact on how you conduct your business and consider and discuss the implications of Brexit. The programme will take a very interactive approach, with plenty of opportunities for questions.

Benefits of attending

  • Examine the latest key elements of commercial and company law that affect your business practices
  • Understand the implications of recent case law for your organisation
  • Get to grips with the latest legislation and regulations
  • Gain a wealth of information in the area of IP law and the Trade Secrets Directive
  • Deal successfully with the implications of GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
  • Recognise how the latest employment laws affect you
  • Become familiar with new developments in competition law
  • Anticipate the impact Brexit could have on your and your clients’ businesses

Who should attend?

  • In-house lawyers
  • Private practice lawyers
  • Company directors
  • Company secretaries
  • Commercial managers
  • General managers


  • Commercial law update
    • Recent cases on contract interpretation and variation
    • Indemnity, exclusion and limitation of liability – what’s new?
    • Current status of ‘good faith’
    • Current trends in dispute resolution clauses
  • Company law update
    • Recent case law and its implications
    • Companies Act 2006
    • Directors’ duties and liabilities
    • Corporate Governance Code
    • Insolvency, administration and the new compensation orders
    • Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015
  • Intellectual property law update
    • Trade marks: a review of recent cases and Brexit advice for brand owners
    • Designs and copyright: a summary of latest case law and its implications
    • The Trade Secrets Directive: best practice
    • Patents and the European Unified Patent Court
  • Data protection and privacy law update
    • GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018
    • New policies and procedures
    • Demonstrating compliance
    • Data breaches and consequences
    • Latest updates
  • Employment law update
    • Recent case law and its implications
    • Discrimination law
    • Gender pay gap
    • GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 from an employment law and HR perspective
  • Competition law update
    • Recent trends in enforcement by the CMA
    • The relevance of EU competition law post Brexit
    • Digital markets, big data, distribution agreements, MFNs
    • Legal professional privilege and risk management
  • The impact of Brexit
    • Trade in goods
    • Managing supply chain
    • Trade in services
    • Customs issues
    • Relationship between the EU and UK
    • Impact on specific legal areas including:
      • Competition law - Immigration
      • Company law

Rebecca Attree

Rebecca is a Qualified Solicitor, experienced Civil and Commercial Mediator and Trainer, based in London. She worked for City law firms Richards Butler (now Reed Smith) and Laytons before setting up her own international commercial law practice, Attree & Co in 1995. Rebecca has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting cross-border collaboration and joint venture agreements and licensing software agreements. She has trained thousands of lawyers and business executives over the last 25 years, in Europe and beyond, on a wide range of commercial law topics.

More details

Run Commercial and Company Law Update Bespoke training for your team

1 day

Typical duration

Pricing from:

  • GBP 450
  • 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:

* Early booking discounts may not be combined with other discounts or offers. As such, the discounts for 2nd/3rd/4th delegates are based on the full price.

Multiple colleagues?
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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