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Drafting Commercial Contracts and Dispute Resolution

One- day intense online training on drafting effective commercial contracts and dispute resolution mechanisms

  • 09 Feb, 2024
  • 18000.00 + Tax @ 18%
  • Online

About The Program

Negotiating and drafting commercial contracts has become an indispensable part of any business transactions in today’s highly competitive and cost-conscious environment. It has become necessary that contracts should be aligned with business requirements as every business transactions are governed by contracts and agreements. Legal Professionals are required to be well versed with the drafting techniques and expertise to foresee the risk and handle in the best interest of their organizations.

This one-day online masterclass empowers you to draft airtight commercial contracts and navigate disputes with confidence. It will focus on critical issues in commercial and legal areas pertaining to commercial agreements and will guide you to improve your negotiating and drafting skills. This training will also help the organization to reduce exposure, avoid litigation and implement dispute management by being fully conversant with the knowledge, skills and strategies in ensuring that the contracts are well negotiated, properly drafted and managed. The masterclass will also discuss on cross-border agreements and on identification and mitigation of contractual risks and dispute resolution clauses.


  • Power-packed with case studies and real-life examples
  • Interaction with Q&A at the end of each session
  • Limited participation to ensure ample time for interaction and discussion with the experts
  • Certificate of participation issued by ETMasterclass (soft copy)

What You’ll Learn

  • Strategic negotiation of commercial contracts
  • How to draft effective commercial contracts
  • Managing variation and modification of contracts
  • Managing breach and termination of contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating alternative dispute resolution clauses
  • Techniques of drafting international contracts
  • Effective risk control measures to minimize legal exposure and avoid disputes


  • Card: Tejas Karia

    Tejas Karia

    Partner & Head – Arbitration
    Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

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  • Card: Shafaq Uraizee Sapre

    Shafaq Uraizee Sapre

    Managing Partner
    Mumbai, Chandhiok and Mahajan

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  • Card: Dr. Abhimanyu Chopra

    Dr. Abhimanyu Chopra

    AZB & Partners

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  • Card: Gerald Manoharan

    Gerald Manoharan

    J. Sagar Associates

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Day 1 Session 1 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Drafting Effective Commercial Contracts

  • The contract law fundamentals & elements
  • Difference between an MoU, a letter of intent, an agreement and a contract
  • Key Provisions in Commercial Contracts: Common Contractual Clauses, Representations and Warranties, Indemnification, Confidentiality, Termination and Breach, Force Majeure, Governing Law and Jurisdiction
  • Advanced Contract Drafting Techniques
  • Formation of contract: The art of drafting an effective commercial contract
  • Analyzing how letters of intent, heads of agreement and memoranda of understanding affect a contract
  • Joint venture agreements/collaboration guarantees
  • Key terms of Investment contracts (Share Subscription Agreement, Share Purchase Agreement, and Shareholders’ Agreement)
  • Service, Franchise, Distribution & Supply Agreements
  • E-Contracts/ Online Contracts

Day 1 Session 2 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM

A Roadmap to Negotiation of Commercial Contracts

  • Understanding the Negotiation Landscape
  • Pre-Negotiation Preparation
  • Negotiation Skills and Stages
  • Essential Skills for Successful Negotiation
  • Key Elements of Commercial Contracts Negotiation
  • Techniques for Effective Negotiation
  • Handling Challenges and Difficult Situations
  • Ethical Considerations in Contract Negotiation
  • Technology in Contract Negotiation

Day 1 Session 3 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

  • Litigation vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Overview of Arbitration, Mediation, and Negotiation, Pros and Cons of Each Dispute Resolution Method, Drafting Enforceable Arbitration and Mediation Clauses
  • Effective Dispute Resolution Strategies- Preparing for Potential Disputes During Contract Drafting, Strategies for Early Dispute Resolution, Managing Client Expectations in Dispute Resolution, Practical Tips for Successful Negotiation and Mediation
  • International Commercial Dispute Resolution- Cross-Border Disputes and Jurisdictional Issues, Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and Role of International Treaties and Conventions

Day 1 Session 4 04:15 PM - 05:15 PM

Remedies to Contractual Breaches and Terminations

  • Identifying and Understanding Breaches
  • Termination Clauses and Remedies
  • Legal Remedies for Breach
  • Procedural Steps for Termination
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Case Studies and Practical Applications


  • Drafting Commercial Contracts and Dispute Resolution Live Class


    + Tax @ 18%


    Drafting Commercial Contracts and Dispute Resolution Live and Recorded Class 9 Feb 2024


    + Tax @ 18%

Who Should Attend

  • Contract Administration & Management Professionals
  • Legal Managers / Legal Executives
  • Company Secretaries
  • Arbitrators & Mediators
  • Legal Heads / General Counsels
  • Corporate Legal Advisors
  • Corporate Lawyers
  • Procurement and Purchasing Managers

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Terms & Conditions

Registration, Payment and Cancellation Policy

  • Registration is based on first-come, first-serve basis
  • Cancellations received up to 7 business days prior to date of training will get full refund.
  • Cancellations received in less than 7 business days prior to date of training will not get refund.
  • Once participation is confirmed, participants are liable to pay full amount even in no show-up case,
  • Substitutions within a company are permitted, request must be by email
  • ETMasterclass reserves the right to modify content, expert(s), venue & date(s) of the training.
  • In case of training cancellation, participants will be refunded the course fee in full.
  • ETMasterclass shall not be liable for any damages that may be incurred due to training cancellation.