Contract course

Join our 6-Weeks Online Certificate Course on Contract Drafting & Negotiation

INSTRUCTED BY THE TOP CORPORATE LAWYERS:
Deepak Chowdhury
Partner
IndusLaw
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Abe Abraham
Partner
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
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Amruta Kelkar
Partner
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
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Rashneet Kaur
Principal Associate
Khaitan & Co.
Khaitan
Sandeep Bhalothia
Partner
Node.Law
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Udita Kanwar Chavan
IP, Gaming & Media Lawyer Willow Legal
Ex-Senior Associate, Khaitan & Co.
Khaitan

Contract drafting is the most important skill in the legal industry. The legal industry faces a lot of time-sensitive contracts that need to be drafted. However, not all contract drafting jobs are the same and it’s important that you understand how contracts are drafted in different roles.

Contract drafting and negotiating has become an irreplaceable skill that lawyers need to master. Whether you want to work as a litigating lawyer, corporate lawyer, in-house counsel, or in any other field of law, you should be able to clearly draft and negotiate your agreements.

After intensive perusal and deliberations with the Partners from top tier law firms, Bettering Results (BR) curated this specialised course dedicated towards mastering Contract Drafting & Negotiation.

This 6 Weeks Certificate Course will help you in drafting all types of agreements including Employment Agreement, IT specific agreements, Shareholders Agreement, Loan Agreement, IP Assignment Agreement etc. This is a great course for those looking to get started with contracts and the law in general or excel in it.

This course has been attended by over 2700 in-house counsels, practicing advocates, IAS Officers, Law Students, CA, CS and other working professionals in the past.

Companies that we have had participants from include Reserve Bank of India, Hindalco Industries limited, GMR Group, Powergrid Corporation of India Limited, Aditya Birla Finance Ltd, Adani Road Transport Limited, L&T Financial Services, Cybercity builders and developers Pvt Ltd, Om Infra Ltd, Gayatri Projects Limited, Cashfree Payments, L&T Defence, and JB Pharmaceuticals etc.  and law firms like Khaitan & Co., DSK Legal, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas etc.

Participants will have access to Live & Interactive Sessions on weekends, Access to Recordings for 3 years, Hard Copy Study Material by courier and so much more throughout this course. 

Sessions on job & freelancing opportunities along with career guidance will also be provided. 

In the past, Bettering Results has taught more than 16,000 practicing advocates, law students, IAS Officers, in-house counsels, CA, CS etc. with our practical legal training courses & workshops. Bettering Results recently forged partnerships with prominent institutions/companies such as LBSNAA, Mussoorie (IAS Training Academy), Government of India, NLSIU, Bangalore, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Thermax Limited, Manupatra, VIPS Delhi, among others. 

Join our next batch now to stay ahead in your career!

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
Module 1

Basics of contract laws, essential elements of a contract & Important differences.

Module 2

Drafting of pre-contractual Instruments like term sheet, letter of intent, Memorandum of Understanding etc.

Module 3 & 4

Drafting of following important clauses in a contract:

  • Parties Clause (individual, company, sole proprietorship etc)
  • Definitions & Interpretation Clause
  • Reps and warranties
  • Condition precedent or subsequent
  • Term, termination, renewal and survival clauses
  • Assignment and change of control clauses
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure clause
  • Indemnification clause
  • Force majeure clause
  • Non-compete clause
  • Contract Breach and Execution
  • Other boilerplate clauses
  • Annexure & Schedules
  • Signature pages
  • Any other important clause required
Module 5 To 10:

Drafting of following important contracts/agreements along with practice exercises:

  • Sale deed
  • Lease deed
  • Loan Agreement
  • Leave and License Agreement
  • Employment Agreement
  • Non-Disclosure Agreement
  • Shareholder Agreement
  • Mortgage Deed
  • Power of Attorney
  • Cloud Computing Services Agreement
  • Software development agreement
  • Manufacturing & Supply Agreement.
  • Termination Agreement
  • Amendment Agreement
  • IP Assignment Agreement
Module 11:

Contract Negotiation including Common Negotiation Techniques to excel as lawyers

Module 12:

Breach of the Contract and the remedies available including specific performance

Module 13:

Contract Review including 

  • Techniques for Effective Contract Review
  1. Analyzing and Identifying Potential Issues in Contracts
  2. Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies
  • Contract Review Checklist and Best Practices
  • Considerations to keep in mind before signing a contract
  • Situations to be projected to test the knowledge of participants 
Module 14:

Dispute resolution mechanism in contracts & practical aspects

Module 15:

Practice Exercises to excel in contract drafting 

Module 16:
  • Job & Freelancing Opportunities in Contract Drafting 
  • How to set up your Freelancing Account on fiverr, upwork etc. for Contract Drafting work.

DURATION: 6 Weeks starting from June 1, 2024

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR ?

  1. Law student
  2. Practicing Advocates
  3. CA/CS
  4. Government Officers
  5. Academicians
  6. In-house Counsels
  7. Anybody interested in learning Contract Drafting.

EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS INCLUDING HARD COPY STUDY MATERIAL, RECORDING ACCESS & TEMPLATES :

  1. WEEKEND ONLY SESSIONS
  2. Live & Interactive sessions with the instructors
  3. Recording Accessible for 3 years
  4. Free Access to Hard Copy Study Material (by courier)
  5. Free Access to templates of important agreements on Website
  6. Free access to Manucontract’s E-book on Understanding Contracts
  7. Free access to E-book on notable Indian and International Judgments for Contracts
  8. Certificate on Completion 
  9. Practical assignments and feedbacks by experts
  10. Free Access to recorded sessions on CV, Cover letter drafting & interview preparation.

    People we have trained work at following law firms & companies:

    Testimonials from BR Learners

    Sarthak Mishra, Associate, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

    “This course was really well organised and well designed. What stood out was the value it delivered at such an economical pricing point, similar courses/conferences cost 10x more especially with the line-up of speakers we had. The moderator – speaker model was also quite intuitive and all important topics were covered by the speakers. I’m actually looking forward to courses like these organised in the future.”

    Sanya Arora, Senior Associate, India Law Partners

    “Thank you Clarence Andre Anthony, Abe Abrahamand Shivani Chugh for candidly sharing your insights and experiences that helped me carve a nuanced approach to the art of contract drafting and negotiations.

    Thank you Bettering Results (BR) for creating a platform that enabled such an interaction.”

    Ishita Tiwari, Associate, SirionLabs

    “The Course Content was very informative and the instructors really explained the reasoning part behind clauses and in general to a great extent. The assignment too was very insightful and I learned a lot while drafting the assignment.”

    Anand Narayan, Legal Manager, Aditya Birla Group

    “The lectures were good. The assignment was interesting. Kudos to Varsha and Team”

    Ayush Bajpai, 3rd Year Law Student, NALSAR University, Hyderabad

    “The program is designed in a fashion where the working professionals from the law firms are not just providing the basic and material theoretical instructions but also coupled with practical insights into the day to day working of a law firm and the drafting of the contracts. Hence, getting trained by the professionals is always that one should look upto, and that’s what the course has offered, and it will surely help me in my future internship and career ahead.”

    Shrishti Magdum, 5th Year Law Student, Jindal Global Law School

    “The program significantly enhanced my drafting skills, enabling me to understand clearly the requirements for legally sound contracts. Moreover, the focus and interaction with partners and legal professional has empowered me to secure favorable terms, fostering positive relationships and optimizing outcomes for my career starting out as a lawyer graduating university.

    Additionally, the program has sharpened my ability to communicate legal concepts with clarity, facilitating smoother and succint interactions.”

    Rupali Goyal, Associate, Indirect Tax, BDO India

    “It was a great experience in learning from such an accomplished faculty.”

    Ashutosh Pandey, Law Graduate, Llyod Law College, India

    “A very well drafted curriculum with proactive team and Mentors willing to teach and quench all the curiosity!

    Arvind Srinivasan, Advocate

    Thanks to Bettering Results (BR) for arranging this unique course where modules are taught by senior associates from some of the best law firms in India.”

    Megha Sharma, Legal Counsel, Unified Credit Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

    “The course provided a good insight of the subject and was a great learning experience.”

    Barnali Mukherjee, 4th Year Law Student, KIIT School of Law

    “The course was extremely helpful. As a 4th year student I feel that this course will make me confident with contract drafting.”

    B. D. Rao Kundan, 4th Year Law Student, RGNUL, Patiala

    “As a student of law, I always wanted to know how to draft unambiguous and legally enforceable contracts in order to help the parties handle future disagreements. This well organised course on contract drafting has helped me learning the same. Getting insights directly from the industry experts on nuances of drafting a good contracts was something special about this course. Now, I feel more confident and can draft any type of agreements or contracts.”

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