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Contract Law Training

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm 

For: All contract management and procurement staff and staff that draft and negotiate contracts or undertake procurement processes on behalf of councils. 
(i.e. CEO’s, procurement and contract management officers, governance officers, property and asset staff)
 

Program Overview:
Contract Law encompasses any laws or regulations directed towards enforcing certain promises.
This Contract Law training session is delivered in two parts.    
 
PART ONE - 10:00am – 12:00pm
This session will address the following general Contract Law principles:
 -Types of contracts;
- Express terms v's implied terms;
- Boiler plate clauses;
- The 10 most common contractual issues.
 
Discussion of general Contract Law principles will focus on and reference clauses from the Local Government Association Procurement template contracts.

Please Note: Part One is also being offered for councils to attend instead of the full day. To register for Part One only please CLICK HERE 

PART TWO - 12:45pm – 4:00pm 
Part two of this program is an interactive session which offers participants the opportunity to up-skill themselves in contract negotiations and identify and address key contractual risk issues. 

In this session participants will work with presenters and each other to examine, identify and address clause issues. Examples of clauses examined will include; liability and indemnity, default and termination, IP, and disputes.

Presenters:
Lisa Jarrett, Partner and Sarah Pick, Senior Associate, MinterEllison.
Both Lisa and Sarah work with a host of private and public clients (including local government), drafting, negotiating and advising on procurement related matters and contracts.