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Practical Contract Law for Non-Lawyers

M Hotel, Singapore, Singapore
21 November - 22 November, 2017

Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Grant - IRAS (Singapore-registered businesses) 
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Course Duration: 2 Days

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Attain a practical commercial understanding of contract law principles in plain English
  • Develop a working knowledge of key legal terms in contracts & the thinking behind them
  • Understand the legal & commercial impact of specific terms & conditions
  • Appreciate the legal effect & the risks that come with each contract
  • Learn to identify legal & contractual issues in contracts
  • Gain a foundation for the successful negotiation of contracts
  • Be well-equipped to understand, explain & manage business contracts
  • Identify problematic clauses in contracts
  • Establish what legal risks might arise in a commercial transaction
  • Make better commercial decisions, with a better understanding of contract law
  • Communicate more effectively with executives handling contracts


Who Should Attend
Directors, managers, executives, businessmen, deal makers, contract negotiators, contract managers, customer account managers & relationship managers, project managers, supplier and procurement managers, and anyone who has to negotiate, manage, transact with, or resolve disputes with third parties.
Prior legal or experience with contracts is not required.


Course Director
Byron Xavier is Director of Xavier & Associates LLC. He was previously General Counsel at Epson Singapore Pte Ltd and was responsible for overseeing all of Epson’s legal matters throughout Southeast and South Asia, including drafting and negotiating contracts across multiple jurisdictions, managing civil and criminal litigation, directing intellectual property registration and enforcement strategies and handling other general corporate matters.


What past participants liked about this course

“Enhanced my knowledge in contract. Ideal duration. Interesting topics discussed”
- Roche Singapore Technical Operations Pte Ltd

“It makes me understand the different clauses and intent better”
- Central Provident Fund Board

“This course has met my expectations”
- Bibby Offshore Singapore Pte Ltd

“Improved my knowledge on basic legal terms. I understood contracts better, e.g. exclusion clauses”
- InQpharm Group Sdn Bhd