Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts

Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts

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Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts, Fourth Edition is the `one-stop-shop' for practical contractual matters, making it essential reading for anyone involved in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. This book includes: - A guide to the common legal issues in negotiating and drafting contracts - An explanation of the structure and content of a commercial contract - Good and bad practice in drafting (and in using clear, modern English) - The meaning and use of commonly-used words, phrases and legal jargon - The formalities for creating and signing contracts - Guidance on the interpretation of contracts - Steps to take, and what to check for in a contract to eliminate errors (including lists of what to check for in different situations) - Practical measures to protect documents from unwanted alteration, to remove metadata and sensitive information and to secure documents - Drafting and legal issues when contracting with consumers The Fourth Edition has been fully updated to take account of important court decisions regarding the interpretation of contracts and changes in consumer legislation. Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts, Fourth Edition is for everyone who wishes to understand, or has to negotiate or draft, a commercial contract. This includes commercial lawyers, contract managers, in-house lawyers, lawyers in private practice, LPC course tutors and law and business students.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 408 pages
  • 156 x 248 x 27.94mm | 798.32g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Bloomsbury Professional
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 1784512664
  • 9781784512668
  • 330,085

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Legal formalities for a binding contract Chapter 2 The structure and format of the contract Chapter 3 Contract drafting techniques Chapter 4 Advanced drafting techniques Chapter 5 Basic commercial/legal issues affecting contract drafting Chapter 6 Interpretation of contracts by the courts-implications for the drafter/negotiator Chapter 7 Drafting consumer contracts Chapter 8 Legal terms and lawyers' jargon Chapter 9 Techniques for checking contracts before signing them Chapter 10 Drafting, exchanging and protecting documents electronically Appendix: Sample Agreementsshow more

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With its practical insight, drafting techniques and various samples this book does not only facilitate the access to Commercial Contract Law for those who have not yet specialized in that field of law, but also provides indispensable detailed information for commercial lawyers and contract managers...an essential update * German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce *show more

About Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson is Managing Partner of Anderson Law LLP and is ranked as a leading individual in Chambers & Partners Directory UK 2016. He is a visiting professor at the Faculty of Laws, University College London and chairman of the Law Society's Intellectual Property Law Committee. He has over 30 years' experience of drafting, negotiating and advising on commercial contracts. Most of his clients are technology-based companies and universities, based in the UK, continental Europe and the United States. Victor Warner is a solicitor at Anderson Law LLP specialising in intellectual property and technology law. He is the principal author of Technology Transfer (Bloomsbury Professional), several volumes of Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, Drafting Confidentiality Agreements (Law Society) and the Execution of Documents (Law Society). He is also a co-author with Mark Anderson of A-Z Guide to Boilerplate and Commercial Clauses (Bloomsbury Professional), a companion volume to Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts.show more

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