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Falconbury Ltd

Drafting International Commercial Agreements in English

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Falconbury Ltd
In London

£1,399
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Typology Course
Location London
Duration 3 Days
Start November
  • Course
  • London
  • Duration:
    3 Days
  • Start:
    November
Description

Most international agreements are drafted in the English language irrespective of the nationality of contracting parties. Language errors in the text and unclear and inconcise phrasing cause confusion and can ultimately lead to a dispute if they go unnoticed. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the common pitfalls, key areas of risk and up-to-date drafting techniques in English to ensure you protect your organisation against unnecessary risk.

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Where and when
Starts Location
November
London
11 Thurloe Place , SW7 2RS, London, England
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Starts November
Location
London
11 Thurloe Place , SW7 2RS, London, England
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· What are the objectives of this course?

Learn how to recognise drafting inaccuracies to effectively re-draft poorly written clauses Draft effective standard clauses that can be used across the organisation to manage exposure to legal risk Understand the principles of using plain English within your contract to reduce uncertainty Focus on agreement structure, linguistic clarity and accuracy to draft with confidence Discover how to avoid over complex sentences and structures to limit the risk of dispute Develop more effective legal writing skills that can be used in all your business communications

· Who is it intended for?

Lawyers working in industry and government Lawyers in banks and financial institutions Lawyers in private practice Lawyers and corporate executives involved in the drafting of contracts in English

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Laura Cornelius
5.0 22/05/2019
About the course: Program was informative and they covered different aspects, content of the course was rich and presenters of the courses were good and engaging.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Philippa Holroyd
5.0 22/05/2019
About the course: It was such an interesting course.
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Maria Cicek
4.0 22/05/2019
About the course: Good course overall.
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Anthony Buxton
4.0 22/05/2019
About the course: The speaker was of high-quality. The content delivered was nice and there was a good and informative group discussion as well
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Chris Turner
4.0 22/05/2019
About the course: Brilliant course and Catherine was an excellent course presenter.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Achievements for this centre

2019
This centre has demonstrated its quality on Emagister
10 years with Emagister

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What you'll learn on the course

International
International law
International Contract Law
International Trade Law
International Public Law
International Relations
Contracts
Contract Clauses
Contract Law
Contract Agreements
Contractual Obligations
Agreement
Agreement Clauses
Drafting
Drafting Skills
Drafting Contracts
Commercial Agreement
Commercial Contracts
Legal Vocabulary
Legal Advice

Teachers and trainers (1)

Alan Simmons
Alan Simmons
Lawyer

ALAN SIMMONS LLB (Hons) in Law with French LLM, RSA CETEFLA. Alan is a highly experienced trainer of legal English who has been working with international lawyers across the globe for over 15 years to enhance their skill at drafting concise and watertight clauses in the English language. He qualified as a solicitor in England and has passed the New York Bar with a view to becoming a US qualified lawyer.

Course programme

Course overview

Day one

Drafting contracts in clear English

Structure and terminology of contracts

PRACTICAL EXERCISE: DRAFTING STANDARD CLAUSES IN ENGLISH

PRACTICAL EXERCISE: LEGAL VOCABULARY

During this session participants will work through exercises both individually and in groups to develop their knowledge of legal vocabulary.

Day two

Email and letter writing with precision and clarity

PRACTICAL EXERCISE

The participants will apply the principles above by re-drafting a badly written piece of legal correspondence.

Principles of proof reading legal documents

Contract drafting

Legal vocabulary

Delegate contributions

Day three

Advanced drafting skills

Legal advice

Grammar

Exercises on the use of prepositions and countable nouns in a legal context.

Additional information

Payment options: EUR 1749.00 / GBP 1399.00