Introduction to parts of a contract
Contract Drafting Checklist
Roadmap for learning contract drafting skills
Title, recitals, definition and interpretation clauses
Representations and Warranties clauses and covenants
Conditions Precedent, Conditions Subsequent and Completion
How to Draft Obligations and Payment Clauses in Any Contract
Term, termination, renewal and survival clauses
Assignment and Change of Control Clauses
Confidentiality, non-compete, non-solicit and exclusivity clauses
Waiver, Variation and Severability clauses
Indemnity and Limitation of Liability clauses
Notice and communication clauses
Breach and enforcement related clauses
Governing Law, Jurisdiction, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
How to draft a notice of breach under the contract
How to draft a notice of commencement of arbitration
Templates of the above notices and settlement agreement
Basic guidelines for drafting
Formatting Strategies and Techniques
Advanced Guidelines for Contract Drafting and Contract Review
Common Negotiation Techniques and Pitfalls
Hostage Negotiation Techniques and Business Applications
Negotiation Case Studies
How to negotiate commercial leases
Consultancy and Services Agreements
Leave and License and Lease Agreements
Templates of all the above
How to get paid contract drafting work for startups
Examples of work that you can perform for startups
How to create a roadmap for a potential client?
Questions to ask a potential client before performing drafting work
State the general principles of drafting and the relevant substantive rules.
Identify the types of drafting and conveyancing relating to various deeds and agreements.
Select the software appropriate for the task.
State the principles of legal writing & paraphrasing.
Identify precedents to ensure consistency of design and layout.
Identify the various sources for accessing analytical, logical and investigative articles, reviews and dissertations on current legal issues and amendments.