Course description

Businessman on phone-London Corporate TrainingCorporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries - A 1-Week Training Course

This one-week long course in Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries is designed for all lawyers - both new and experienced as it covers a wide range of topics focused primarily around the theme of corporate behaviours, legal disputes and the role of the company secretary.

This course aims to:

  • familiarise participants with the duties of company directors
  • examine how company boards organise themselves
  • highlight the checks and balance that apply to the boards of listed companies
  • refresh existing and develop new commercial skills for executives working in or managing the legal function
  • highlight the importance of the Company Secretary’s role
  • consider alternative methods of resolving corporate disputes
  • practice tools and techniques in negotiation

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course is designed for:

  • New or Experienced in-house lawyers wanting to refresh their skills and knowledge about their role
  • Lawyers transferring from private practice to a corporate role
  • Executive and Non-executive Company Directors
  • Public officials in a regulatory, supervisory or compliance functions
  • Company Secretaries of public companies

Training Course Content

This Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries course will cover:

Corporate Behaviours – Best Practices

  • Company director duties
  • The role of the NED
  • Creating an effective board
  • Corporate conduct - the social responsibilities of the company
  • Consequences of failure in corporate behaviour

Roles and Responsibilities of the Company Secretary

  • Assisting the Board
  • Record keeping
  • Managing the registered office
  • Supporting and managing board and company meetings

Roles and Responsibilities of the Corporate Legal Department

  • What's in the job of the in-house lawyer?
  • Adding value to company performance
  • Identifying and reducing corporate risks
  • Measuring the effectiveness of the corporate legal department

Resolving Legal Disputes

  • Where do the problems occur?
  • Resolving disputes without recourse to the courts
  • Alternative dispute resolution techniques – arbitration, mediation, conciliation
  • Other dispute procedures

Negotiating, Drafting and Structuring Legal Agreements

  • Contract law refresher
  • Drafting legal agreements
  • Negotiation principles
  • Tools and techniques for negotiation
  • What are our negotiables?


In-House Training

London Corporate Training offers the possibility of delivering this training programme in-house to meet any and all company-specific training needs.

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London Corporate Training have been established in the education, consulting and training industries for two decades. They work as a training team from their head office in London and aim to ensure all of their course participants receive the highest...

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London Corporate Training Ltd

London Corporate Training
3 Shortlands, Hammersmith
W6 8DA London

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Counsel for Legal Affairs , Kuwait Oil Tanker Company
This has been the best training course I have ever attended. I really enjoyed it. I particularly liked the fact that a number of different training consultants were scheduled for the course – and all had extensive experience in the respective subject areas. This added to the variety of the experience. Furthermore, LCT employees were so helpful a...
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Ibe Ngwoice, Commission Secretary, Nigerian Communiucations Commission, Nigeria
Excellent work environment and provision of course material. Brilliant staff especially those in the admin department.
Homoud Alotaibi, General Manager, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, Kuwait
Excellent work environment and provision of course material. Brilliant staff especially those in the admin department.
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