Company and Commercial Contract Drafting

Get professional guidance on drafting contracts in English.


København V
København V


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4.500 kr. ekskl. moms

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The course is relevant for:

Lawyers or in-house counsels who deal regularly with agreements in English, and government lawyers who work on cross border agreements.

You will learn:

  • useful tips on contract-drafting in English and risks to be avoided. 
  • the differences between the common law and Danish systems of contract law and the implications for contract-drafting.

Course content

This course will offer you guidance on drafting contracts in English and on general issues, like differences between the common law and Danish systems of contract law and the implications for contract-drafting.

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  • The design of the day

    General issues and key clauses

    1. marts 2023, kl. 9.00 - 17.00

    You get an introduction to both the general legal issues and if time permitting also key clauses from specific contract.

    Part 1. General issues: 

    • Differences between Danish and common law contract systems and their implications
    • Drafting techniques.  Economy of language and avoiding “legalese”
    • Representations and warranties, conditions, indemnities and guarantees
    • Restrictive covenants
    • Limiting and excluding liability; caps
    • Direct and indirect damages
    • Drafting termination clauses
    • Liquidated damages clauses and penalties
    • Boiler plate provisions e.g. force majeure clauses, whole agreement clauses, severance clauses
    • Dispute resolution.


    Part 2.   Key clauses from specific contracts:

    • Non-Disclosure Agreements
    • IP Licences  
    • Joint Ventures
    • M & A Sale and Purchase Agreements
    • Agency and Distributorship Agreements
    • Financial Contracts and documentation.
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David Fletcher

David Fletcher
Solicitor, London

David Fletcher is an English solicitor who is a frequent lecturer in Scandinavia. He has given contract-drafting courses, both general and in-house, in a number of countries including Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Germany. He is also a visiting lecturer at Helsinki University.

Course form

The course materials include notes, contract-drafting exercises, a bank of sample contract clauses, a glossary of English contract law terminology, a summary of differences between English and Danish contract law and useful websites and addresses.

The course is 8 lessons.

In co-operation with The Association of Danish Law Firms (Danske Advokater).

Det siger tidligere deltagere

Her ser du et gennemsnit af 23 tidligere deltageres tilfredshed.

Pris og praktisk info

  • Pris
  • Ikke-medlemmer
    5.500 kr. (ekskl. moms)
  • Medlemmer
    4.500 kr. (ekskl. moms)
  • Dato og tidspunkt
  • 1. marts 2023, kl. 9.00 - 17.00
  • Kursets referencenr.
  • 36890
  • Frist
  • Tilmeldingsfrist
    26. februar 2023 kl. 16:00

    1. februar 2023
  • Yderligere info, kontakt
  • Lene Petersen

    Lene Petersen
    33 95 96 42

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