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Commercial Law Summer School 2016

A unique experience, providing a comprehensive understanding of key aspects of Commercial Law

13 - 15 September 2016

Join us in Cambridge for the 4th annual Commercial Law Summer School - a unique 3 day residential event providing a comprehensive foundation in key areas of commercial contracts and agreements, including risk limitation, drafting standard clauses, outsourcing contracts, franchising and much more besides.

Gain expert insight and practical, applicable advice from our eminent speaker faculty through a mixture of high quality presentations, practical case studies and interactive sessions during the day, then consolidate your knowledge & make new connections at the evening activities.

  • How to effectively limit risk and liability in contract negotiations
  • A practical guide to drafting standard clauses
  • Key issues, risks and pitfalls in outsourcing contracts and how to avoid them
  • Distribution and Agency: a review of key cases , lessons learnt and practical tips
  • Resolving deadlock and disputes in Franchising
  • Effectively drafting and negotiating Software Licence Agreements
  • IP issues in commercial agreements

View the full list of speakers

punting

Enjoy punting on the River Cam

dinner

Socialise with new contacts at the Gala Dinner and quiz night

cambridge

Explore Cambridge and its history on the walking tour

The Commercial Law Summer School is designed to equip recently qualified lawyers and in house counsel, as well as small business owners and anyone else who requires a comprehensive legal understand of commercial contracts, including; drafting standing clauses, licence and specialist agreements, effectively outsourcing contracts, best practice for limiting liability, dispute resolution and much more.

View the full agenda here.

Expert Speakers for 2016 Include:

David Bond, Partner, FIELDFISHER
David Bond

Partner

FIELDFISHER

Iain Bowler, Partner, DLA PIPER
Iain Bowler

Partner

DLA PIPER

Karen Birch, PSL Counsel, ALLEN AND OVERY
Karen Birch

PSL Counsel

ALLEN AND OVERY

Mark Lubbock, Partner, ASHURST
Mark Lubbock

Partner

ASHURST

Stephen Sidkin, Partner, FOX WILLIAMS
Stephen Sidkin

Partner

FOX WILLIAMS

Adrian Sim, Partner, BRISTOWS
Adrian Sim

Partner

BRISTOWS

Simon Stokes, Partner, Blake Morgan
Simon Stokes

Partner

Blake Morgan

Ben Chivers, Partner, TRAVERS SMITH
Ben Chivers

Partner

TRAVERS SMITH

Mark Dewar, Partner, DLA Piper
Mark Dewar

Partner

DLA Piper

Duncan Reid-Thomas, Partner, BAKER AND MCKENZIE
Duncan Reid-Thomas

Partner

BAKER AND MCKENZIE

George Ritchie, Chief Counsel, Competition & Regulatory Law, BT
George Ritchie

Chief Counsel, Competition & Regulatory Law

BT

A valuable three-day course covering a broad range of topics, highly relevant to commercial practice

J Fonseka, Baker and Mckenzie


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