Contract drafting, the key clauses - Course in English

Norstedts Juridik, i Stockholm
7 timmar
9 900 - 11 900 SEK exkl. moms
Nästa kurstillfälle
19 april, 2023 (+2 kursstarter)
Öppen utbildning, Onlineutbildning
7 timmar
9 900 - 11 900 SEK exkl. moms
Nästa kurstillfälle
19 april, 2023 (+2 kursstarter)
Öppen utbildning, Onlineutbildning
Kursen är bokningsbar via arrangörens hemsida 🤗


Contract drafting - the key clauses

This course will provide guidance on key clauses (and related issues) typically found in international commercial contracts in English.

This will be a hands-on course with frequent drafting tasks for participants to undertake. The course will also highlight differences between contract law in Sweden and in common law countries as well as provide guidance on drafting in plain English. 

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Välj mellan 2 kursstarter

19 april, 2023

  • Öppen utbildning
  • Stockholm

19 april, 2023

  • Onlineutbildning
  • Distans
  • Engelska

Utdrag från programmet

The course will, inter alia, deal with the following items:

  • Legal English key terminology
  • Structuring a contract
  • Payment clauses
  • The difference between warranties, guarantees, indemnities, representations, covenants.
  • Sales targets clauses
  • Limitations/exclusions of liability
  • Direct and indirect damages
  • Default and remedies
  • Boiler plate provisions


08:30 - 09:00

09:00 - 12:30

Start of course

  • Drafting a clause in legal English key terminology
  • Structuring a contract
  • Parties. Ensuring that the parties are clearly defined. The position of third parties.
  • LOI´s / MOU´s. No contract, no problem? Avoiding the pitfalls.
  • Consideration and payment clauses. Earn-outs in Company Sales and Acquisitions. ROT and English clauses.
  • Warranties, guarantees, indemnities, representations, covenants. What is the difference between them?
  • Repeating reps and warranties

12:30 - 13:30

13:30 - 15:00

Course continues

  • Measuring performance. "Best and reasonable effort/ endeavour". Sales targets clauses.
  • Limitations/ exclusions of liability and "caps". Minimizing risk. "Inclusion" clauses.
  • Direct and indirect damages: the implications of recent case law
  • Default and remedies. Terminating for breach (material, substantial or serious?)
  • Liquidated damages clauses v penalties.
  • Restrictive covenants. Drafting non-compete and non-solicitation clauses and other restrictive covenants
  • Boiler plate provisions e.g. force majeure clauses, whole agreement clauses, severance clauses, notices clauses.
  • Dispute resolution. Avoiding the pitfalls (e.g. Italian torpedoes)

15:00 - 16:50
Key Clauses - specific contracts

16:50 - 17:00
Course round-up and end of course


Participant Profile 
- Lawyers in practice or in-house counsel who deal regularly with agreements written in or translated into English 
- Lawyers from firms or companies currently involved in little international work, but who are predicting or planning an expansion of this area 
- Procurement managers/officers who deal regularly with international procurement agreements 
- Government lawyers who work on cross border agreements 
- Senior company executives wishing to enhance their understanding of and ability to write legal documentation in English 
- Secretaries attached to in-house departments or government offices 
- Secretaries to senior company executives who handle a range of communications, including contracts written in English


The course fee is 9 900 sek (Digital) including course materials. 


David Fletcher
English solicitor
David is a frequent lecturer in Scandinavia. He gives contract-drafting courses, both general and in-house, in a number of countries including Sweden, Denmark, Germany and Finland.


Examen, diplom m.m.

The course fulfils the Swedish Bar Association (Advokatsamfundet) demands on professional training of lawyers and comprises 7 qualifying course hours. Certificates sent to participants after the training.


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