February 4, 2022
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Course Description

This one-day course will give delegates functional knowledge of what red flags to be aware of when drafting and reading contracts. You will leave with a comprehensive understanding of what is required when dealing with the structure and terminologies of contracts. It will also highlight the relevant commercial sensitivities and drafting tips to consider. You will receive our full tutorial pack which will allow you to refer back to your course content after the course is finished, enabling you to continue to access key points and refresher topics as you need them.    

Course Content

  • The Key Issues Regarding the Drafting of Contracts
  • Principles of Interpretation
  • Principles of Good Legal Writing
  • Legal Terminology vs Plain English
  • Contract Structure and Presentation
  • Commercial Sensitivities
  • Reading Difficult Contracts
  • Risk Allocation in Contracts
  • Boilerplate Provisions
  • Key Clauses in Commercial Contracts

Who Should Attend?

This course provides delegates with foundational knowledge and would not suit legal professionals who have vast experience dealing with contracts.  

This course would be of significant interest to all accountants, commercial managers, procurement officers or anyone who would like to brush up their current knowledge of drafting or reading contracts that they can add to their current skill set.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate of Attendance in Understanding Contracts for Non-Law Professionals. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. You will also receive a full Understanding Contracts for Non-Law Professionals course pack to refer back to at any time in the future. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.



An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €465 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €565. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. The course cost includes all course documentation, Understanding Contracts for Non-Law Professionals training pack and certificates of attendance.


Darren Isaacson
Head of Legal, Mercury Engineering

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