*RISE* Essential Contract Law for Non-Legal Professionals

This is a
-day virtual learning programme. Upon successful registration and payment, registrants will be sent a web link and access details of the workshop.


Everyday, contracts are being drafted and used by everyone in their daily work and lives. Yet, their legal consequences are rarely well understood by individuals which may give rise to unnecessary and often costly disputes. 

This workshop aims to enable non-legal participants to :

- gain a better understanding of fundamental contract law principles and recognise when a contract is formed and binding
- interpret the terms of a contract and understanding your legal obligations
- recognise when a contract may be terminated due to the parties' conduct or operation of law
- understand the various mechanisms for resolving a contractual dispute
- learn how to deal with the potential pitfalls and risks when dealing with contracts

Course Outline

  • Pre-contractual documents
  • Essential elements for a valid contract
  • Certainty and completeness
  • Critical terms of a contract
  • Common mistakes
  • Misrepresentation
  • Duress and undue influence
  • Illegality
  • Restrictive convenants
  • Performance and breach of contract
  • Frustration
  • Termination of Contract
  • Damages
  • Resolving disputes

Learning Objectives

This workshop focuses on understanding and evaluating contractual principles which will be critical throughout the life cycle of a contract - from formation up to termination. Not only will the participants be able to better understand the underlying principles governing a contract, they will learn how these principles relate to their everyday lives. Common myths which may lead to commercial disputes will also be addressed and dispelled. Real life cases and scenarios will also be shared and discussed to allow participants to better understand commercial issues faced today by businesses.

Who Would Benefit

Managers/executives who wish to improve or advance on their negotiation and contract evaluation skills

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