Certified Expert in Contract Drafting and Negotiation

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  • Last Date to Apply 30/06/2024
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  • 2 Months
Certified Expert in Contract Drafting and Negotiation

Master Contract Drafting & Negotiation: Become a Legal Rockstar!

As lawyers, whether in corporate or litigation practice, we cannot overlook the significance of contracts. They form the bedrock of legal transactions and business relationships. Consequently, mastering contract drafting and negotiation is a highly sought-after skill among legal professionals.

Lawyers proficient in contract drafting become indispensable assets in every sphere, solidifying their position within the legal community.

Why Should You Take This Course?
  • Essential Skill: Contract drafting is a fundamental skill every lawyer must acquire. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting your legal journey, mastering contract drafting is non-negotiable.

  • Financial Rewards: As a student or an experienced lawyer, you can earn anywhere between ₹5,000 to ₹1 lakh per contract you draft (based on industry averages). That’s real money for your expertise!

  • Versatility: In just 10 weeks, you’ll learn to draft ANY type of contract, from employment agreements to business partnerships. You’ll be well-prepared to handle diverse legal scenarios, including terms and conditions and corporate policies.

  • Complimentary Contract Templates and Cheat Sheet: As a bonus, gain access to Amto AI’s Contract Library, featuring over 150 legally valid contract templates. These templates, prepared by actual lawyers, can be easily modified using simple prompts, just like ChatGPT. Also, receive a Negotiation Cheat Sheet!

  • Negotiation Mastery: Close deals faster by mastering negotiation techniques. Whether you’re representing clients or handling internal agreements, negotiation skills are essential.

  • Personalized Mentorship: Get direct feedback from the founder of the institute and refine your skills.

Learn Law by Doing:

FLS pioneered the Learn Law by Doing (LLD) approach. Dive into practical assignments, draft and review contracts, and receive expert feedback. This hands-on approach ensures you’re ready for real-world challenges.

Your Path Ahead
  1. Freelancer:
    • Set yourself up as an independent legal professional.

    • Take on clients and draft contracts that matter.

    • Your expertise in contract drafting will be your key asset.

  2. Litigator or Law Firm Associate:
    • Boost your confidence in courtrooms.

    • Solid contract drafting skills enhance your overall legal prowess.

    • Become an invaluable asset to your firm.

  3. In-House Counsel:
    • Impress your company with your ability to create robust and effective contracts.

    • Your expertise will make you an invaluable asset within your organization.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to become a legal rockstar. Enrol now and transform your career!

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Course Content

  • Understanding the Basics of Contracts
  • Elements of a Valid Contract
  • Types of Contracts
  • Sources of Contract Law

  • Analyze real-life contract scenarios to identify key elements and legal implications
  • Review and evaluate existing contracts to understand their structure and enforceability
  • Case studies on landmark contract law cases
  • Drafting basic contract templates for common transactions

  • Gathering Information and Requirements
  • Structuring Contract Documents
  • Incorporating Legal Language and Clauses
  • Reviewing and Revising Contracts

  • Drafting contracts based on hypothetical scenarios provided by industry professionals
  • Participating in peer review sessions to provide feedback on contract drafts
  • Role-playing exercises simulating contract negotiation and drafting scenarios
  • Interactive workshops on drafting common contract clauses

  • Defining the Parties Involved
  • Why Templates Can Be Tricky
  • The Draftsperson's Focus: Creating Clarity
  • Specifying the Effective Date
  • Recitals: Setting the Context
  • Territory Clause: Where Does This Contract Apply?

  • Analyze contract templates to identify potential areas of ambiguity
  • Practice drafting clauses to define parties and establish territorial scope
  • Review real-world contracts to understand the practical application of drafting fundamentals
  • Group discussions on the challenges and benefits of using templates in contract drafting
  • Hands-on exercises in drafting effective date provisions and territory clauses
  • Case studies on contract disputes arising from unclear drafting

  • Assigning Responsibilities
  • Conditions Precedent: What Needs to Happen First
  • Representations & Warranties: Setting Expectations
  • Protecting Your Business (Non-Compete & Non-Solicitation Clauses)
  • Ending the Agreement (Termination Clauses)
  • Limiting the Relationship's Scope
  • Force Majeure: When Unexpected Events Occur

  • Draft operative clauses for various types of contracts, considering specific business scenarios
  • Analyze real-world contracts to identify effective and ineffective clauses related to termination and limitation of liability
  • Review case studies to understand the practical application of force majeure clauses in unforeseen circumstances
  • Role-playing exercises simulating negotiation and drafting of operative clauses
  • Group discussions on the impact of termination clauses on business relationships
  • Analyzing case studies to identify best practices in drafting force majeure clauses

  • Confidentiality: Keeping Information Secret
  • Governing Law and Jurisdiction: Where Disputes are Handled
  • Protecting Intellectual Property
  • Dispute Resolution: Finding Solutions

  • Draft confidentiality clauses for different types of contracts, considering the nature of the information involved
  • Analyze the impact of governing law and jurisdiction clauses on international business transactions
  • Review examples of intellectual property clauses in contracts from various industries
  • Drafting confidentiality agreements tailored to specific scenarios
  • Role-playing exercises simulating negotiations and dispute resolution processes
  • Analyzing case studies to understand the effectiveness of different dispute resolution methods

  • Cost Allocation: Who Pays for What?
  • The Role of Witnesses in Contract Signing
  • Additional Resources

  • Analyze cost allocation provisions in sample contracts from various industries
  • Explore the legal requirements for witness signatures in contract execution
  • Drafting cost allocation clauses for hypothetical contract scenarios
  • Simulating contract signing ceremonies with emphasis on the role of witnesses

  • Crafting Employment Agreements
  • Software Licensing Agreements Demystified
  • Creating Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)

  • Negotiation Essentials
  • Identifying Your Role as a Negotiator
  • Essential Negotiation Skills
  • Pre-Negotiation & During Negotiation Steps
  • Achieving Negotiation Results

  • Understanding the Pre-Contract Stage
  • Importance of Thorough Contract Planning
  • Identifying Stakeholders and Responsibilities
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies

  • Analyze case studies of successful contract management practices during the pre-contract stage
  • Participate in workshops on contract planning techniques and risk assessment methodologies
  • Review real-life examples of failed contract management due to inadequate pre-contract preparation
  • Developing a comprehensive contract planning checklist
  • Conducting a risk assessment exercise for a hypothetical contract scenario
  • Role-playing exercises simulating stakeholder meetings and negotiations during the pre-contract stage

Special Features of the Course:

  • Expert-Led Instruction : Developed and delivered by seasoned legal professionals with extensive experience in contract drafting and negotiation. Gain practical insights and real-world guidance from industry experts.

  • Interactive Learning : Learn by doing through practical assignments, case studies, and role-playing exercises. Analyze real-world contracts, draft your own agreements, and receive feedback from instructors.

  • Masterclass in Negotiation : Hone your negotiation skills with a dedicated module focused on negotiation essentials, strategies, and tactics. Learn to effectively represent yourself or your clients during contract negotiations.

  • Valuable Resources : Gain access to a comprehensive Contract Library featuring over 150 legally-vetted templates, plus a Negotiation Cheat Sheet. Leverage these resources to streamline your drafting process and enhance your negotiation prowess.

  • Personalized Feedback : Receive feedback on your work from instructors and peers throughout the course. This personalized approach ensures you are actively developing your skills and receiving constructive criticism.

  • Flexibility and Convenience : Learn at your own pace with online access to course materials, lectures, and discussion forums. This format allows you to fit your learning around your busy schedule.

Additional Highlights:
  • Career Advancement: Mastering contract drafting and negotiation is a sought-after skill that can open doors to new opportunities in various legal fields.
  • Financial Advantages: As a skilled contract drafter, you can command competitive compensation, potentially earning anywhere between ₹5,000 to ₹1 lakh per contract drafted (based on industry averages).
  • Versatility: The course equips you to draft various types of contracts, from employment agreements to business partnerships, preparing you for diverse legal scenarios.
This course is designed to transform you into a legal rockstar by providing a comprehensive and practical learning experience.

Instructors

Soumili Das
Patent Attorney & Corporate Counsel
Avinash Tripathi
Founder, Fusion Law School and Amto AI

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₹ 4,799 ₹ 7,999
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  • Batch Start DateJune 15, 2024
  • No. of Modules16
  • Duration2 Months
  • Internship SupportYes
  • Total Enrollments493
  • Effort per Week2-3 hrs.
  • LanguageEnglish
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