Master Class on “Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts” by VC Circle at Mumbai

In today™s highly competitive and cost-conscious environment, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts is an important part of business activity. Over 85% of business transactions are governed by contracts and hence it is necessary that contracts be aligned with business expectations. It requires legal professionals to be well versed with the drafting techniques and expertise to foresee the risk and have futuristic thinking to handle contracts in the best interest of their organization.

VCCircle Training™s upcoming Instructor-led workshop Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts” is focussed to address essential updates on commercial and legal issues surrounding commercial agreements and will help you in improving your negotiating and drafting skills. This training will also equip you with the skills necessary to effectively manage contractual pitfalls and implement dispute management.

There will be a detail discussion on cross-border contracts and also dedicated session on identification and mitigation of contractual risks covering case management and Dispute Resolution. Breach and consequences of breach of contracts will be examined in the in light of dispute resolution. The training will provide examples of clauses & its implication with drafting exercises.

Key Benefits:

  • Administer commercial contracts to boost your performance and profitability
  • Practical insights into advanced contract drafting
  • Mastering innovative negotiation skills
  • Mapping the risks and measures of mitigation
  • Define performance terms to guarantee effective delivery and minimise costs
  • Avoid common contractual pitfalls
  • Drafting effective Dispute Resolution & Arbitration clauses
  • Practice exercises: Examples of Clauses & its implication with drafting exercises

      Training Module

Module 1: Negotiation of Commercial Contracts

  • Planning and conducting contract negotiation
  • Understanding the needs of negotiating parties
  • Deal ya no-deal situations how to keep the options open.
  • Determining the rights and obligation of parties
  • ˜Win win situation a myth or a reality?
  • Understand the element effecting negotiation process Vis Culture, Language & Legal System

Module 2 : A Hands-on Guide to Drafting Commercial Contracts

  • What is a Commercial Contract -The contract law fundamentals & elements
  • Difference between MOU, letter of Intent, an agreement
  • Converting MoU, Letter of Intent into a formal Contract
  • Formation of contracts – Techniques in drafting contracts
  • Introductory Provisions including Parties, Recitals, Definitions etc
  • Critical Provisions including Appointment, Conditions Precedent, Consideration, Covenants, Term & Termination, Representations & Warranties & Indemnities
  • General Clauses like Governing Law, Arbitration, Force Majeure, Arbitration etc.

         Sharing some cases on intricacies of:

– General Commercial agreements
– Joint Venture Agreements
– Technical Collaboration Agreements
– IT Contracts

Module 3 – Technique of drafting International Contracts

  • Analyzing the key elements in cross border agreements: What are the terms unique to overseas contracts?
  • Addressing various jurisdictions issue : Complying with overseas jurisdiction & coinciding with the rule
  • Effective techniques in drafting international commercial contracts

Module 4 : Dispute Resolution Clauses & Mechanism

  • Understanding & identifying dispute prone areas
  • Possible consequences and the medium of dispute resolution mechanisms
  • Remedies for disputes emerging from contracts
  • ADR provision in contract
  • Litigation Or Arbitration A comparative Analysis
  • Role of corporate counsel in dispute management

      Workshop Experts

Nitin Potdar

Partner, J. Sagar Associates

Zerick Dastur

Partner, J. Sagar Associates

Huzefa Tavawalla

Co Head -International Commercial Law, Nishith Desai Associates

Asrushi Jain

Senior Associate, Nishith Desai Associates

      Who Is It For

  • Head Legal
  • General Counsel
  • Legal Manager
  • Company Secretaries
  • Arbitrator & Mediators
  • Corporate Legal  Advisor
  • Sales & Marketing Professionals
  • Business Development Manager
  • Head of Contract Administration & Management
  • Procurement & Purchasing Managers
  • Head of Departments (Finance, Strategies & Other Functions)

    Registration Details

Registration Details

Standard Fee: INR 15,000 plus 12.36% Service Tax

For more queries speak to Fazal/Raj  on 91-120-4171111/ 91- 9560888566 or write at

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