Course summary
Length: 1 day
Price: 649 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Bristol, London, Manchester
Next available date: 05/12/2017 - Manchester

Course Description

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Introduction to Contract Law - 1 day training course in creating business contracts

This 1 day training course in Contract Law is indispensable for anyone engaged in creating business contracts. Entering into a business contract is altogether more complex and the implications of getting it wrong can have far reaching adverse effects on the profitability of a business. This course will help prepare delegates to write and negotiate contracts that protect their companies from commercial risks. 

This course can also be offered in the in-house/company specific format for groups of participants.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone engaged in creating business contracts, from engineers or project managers making their own procurement decisions to purchasing and contracts staff.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Participating in this course will enable delegates to:

  • Gain an understanding of the origin and legal reasoning behind many of the contract clauses and  terminology they use and understand why terms are couched in the way they are.
  • Be better prepared to write and negotiate contract arrangements that provide sufficient protection to their companies.
  • Understand some of the core doctrines within English contract law such as the sanctity of contract, the privity of contract, the concept of reasonableness and how these have changed over recent years.
  • Identify the critical elements required to create a legally binding contract enforceable by law.
  • Avoid ‘Battle of the Forms’ disputes.
  • Identifyl the difference between a condition and a warranty and the differing remedies that may apply in the event of a breach of contract.
  • Understand the legality of exclusion and limitation clauses.
  • Understand contract performance, discharge and breach clauses.
  • Recognise the different situations which may lead to early contract termination, such as frustration, repudiation and rescission.


The cost of this course is £640 + VAT. Early bird discounts and member prices can apply.
Contact the IET for details.

This course can also be delivered in-house,
Contact the IET for more information if you wish to arrange this course on your premises.

Provider: The Institution of Engineering and Technology - IET

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