Programs For Commercial & Other Organisations
January - December 2018

 

For full details about these programs or to make a booking please select your chosen date and venue on our bookings section.

DEMYSTIFYING CONTRACT LAW FOR NON-LAWYERS – Practical comprehensive overview & analysis

1 day | £500.00 + VAT | Dates & venues: TBA

Fully updated for 2016/17 to include all major statutory and case law developments | Interactive program based on tested litigation scenarios | Delegates will receive a detailed Europa Law Analysis Pack & structured advice outlines for all case studies.

Overview 
This interactive program will provide a comprehensive overview of the law and practice relating to contractual transactions in England and Wales. Many international contracts contain choice of law clauses in favour of English law and/or jurisdiction clauses nominating the Court of England & Wales as the venue for dispute resolution. If you are involved in making or managing commercial Agreements subject to English law this program is designed to give you the knowledge you need when dealing with solicitors and/or counsel. The knowledge you acquire on this program will make your dealings with in house & external counsel and solicitors more time and cost effective.

Example areas covered during the program

  • The rules governing pre–contractual negotiations and liability
  • The classification of terms and their impact on the right & obligations of the parties to an Agreement in England and Wales
  • Ascertaining what the parties have agreed to in case of disputes
  • Factors which may affect the integrity of a commercial Agreement in English law
  • Varying the Agreement & the role of estoppel
  • Control of liability carve outs and unfair terms
  • The rules on privity in English law & the rights of third parties to benefit from a contract
  • Termination of contracts in English law
  • The remedies available in English law for non-performance, defective performance or late performance of a contract.
  • Enforcing performance under English law
  • Contracts having an international element and how the courts in England deal with them.

 

DE-MYSTIFING CIVIL & COMMERCIAL REMEDIES FOR NON-LAWYERS- Practical comprehensive overview & analysis

1 day | £500.00 + VAT | Dates & venues: TBA

Fully updated for 2016/17 to include all major statutory and case law developments | Interactive program based on tested litigation scenarios | Delegates will receive a detailed Europa Law Analysis Pack & structured advice outlines for all case studies.

Overview
This interactive program is designed for non-lawyers whose role involves them in dealing with commercial Agreements and disputes arising from such Agreements. The program will examine in a clear and comprehensive manner the remedies which are available in English law when an Agreement is broken or financial loss is caused to a business where no contract is involved. It will also discuss how the property interests and the reputation of a business may be protected by legal means. The knowledge which delegates to this program will acquire will be an invaluable aid for those dealing with in house & external solicitors & counsel in connection with commercial disputes.

Example areas covered during the program

  • Overview of remedies available in contract actions
  • Damages & how they are assessed under English law
  • Alternatives to common law damages
  • Enforcing contract obligations in English law
  • Other remedies – Action for the price & quantum meruit
  • Remedies available in the law of tort for damage to property and pure
    economic loss
  • Treatment of specific losses under English law – Reputation and Non-
    pecuniary loss
  • Equitable remedies – rescission & rectification
  • Limitation periods in English law

 

SELLING GOODS & PROVIDING SERVICES- Practical comprehensive overview & analysis

1 day | £500.00 + VAT | Dates & venues: TBA

Fully updated for 2016/17 to include all major statutory and case law developments | Interactive program based on tested litigation scenarios | Delegates will receive a detailed Europa Law Analysis Pack & structured advice outlines for all case studies.

Overview
This program is designed for those who are involved in the commercial provision of goods and/or services. It will provide a clear and comprehensive overview of key areas of English law pertaining to the sale of goods and the provision of services. It will also consider relevant legal rules when goods are sold or services are provided within the EU. The program will provide invaluable information for those involved in the commercial sale of goods and/or services and make your dealings with in house or external solicitors and counsel more informed and efficient.

Example areas covered during the program

  • Essential requirements for an enforceable Agreement for the supply of goods or services
  • The relevance of third party interests
  • Matters which may affect the validity of a commercial Agreement
  • The categorisation of commercial terms
  • The statutory regulation of contracts for the sale of goods or the supply of services – The Sale of Goods Act 1979, The Supply of Goods & Services Act 1982, The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, The Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Liability for loss caused by the negligent provision of goods and services
  • How ‘Pure economic loss’ is dealt with
  • Current rules on vicarious liability
  • EU Regulations relevant to the provision of goods and services in the EU

 

TRAVEL & LEISURE INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS– key legal knowledge & information

1 day | £500.00 + VAT | Dates & venues: TBA

Fully updated for 2016/17 to include all major statutory and case law developments | Interactive program based on tested litigation scenarios | Delegates will receive a detailed Europa Law Analysis Pack & structured advice outlines for all case studies.

Overview
This program is designed for those who are involved in the commercial provision of air, sea or rail travel or in the provision of package and other holiday services. It will provide a clear and comprehensive analysis and overview of key legal provisions relevant to your industry under both English & EU law.

Example areas covered during the program

  • EU regimes governing the Carriage of passengers by air, rail and Sea within the EU and to and from the EU
  • The contractual liability of air carriers
  • The application and effect of the Montreal Convention and EC regulation 261/2004 on denied boarding, cancellation and long delays
  • The effect of international conventions on rights under EU law – Stott v Thomas Cook Tour Operators Ltd
  • Consideration of recent rulings by the Court of Justice including Air France v Folkert; McDonagh v Ryaniar and Rodriguez v Iberia#
  • What will constitute ‘extraordinary circumstances’ for the purposes of the Regulation? What is the effect of ‘extraordinary circumstances?
  • The Athens Convention 1974 and Regulations 1177/2010 and 392/2009The Rail Passenger Rights Regulation (EC 1371/2007
  • Contractual relationships within the travel industry
  • The Package Travel Regulations 1992 and relevant case law
  • The legal rules regarding non-package holidays
  • Rules on excluding liability & unfair contract terms
  • Remedies when a travel contract is breached