Chapter 1 Legal formalities for a binding contract Chapter 2 The structure and format of the contract Chapter 3 Contract drafting techniques Chapter 4 Advanced drafting techniques Chapter 5 Basic commercial/legal issues affecting contract drafting Chapter 6 Interpretation of contracts by the courts-implications for the drafter/negotiator Chapter 7 Drafting consumer contracts Chapter 8 Legal terms and lawyers' jargon Chapter 9 Techniques for checking contracts before signing them Chapter 10 Drafting, exchanging and protecting documents electronically Appendix: Sample Agreements
Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive guide to practical contractual matters and essential for everyone who wishes to understand, or has to negotiate or draft, a commercial contract.
Mark Anderson is Managing Partner of Anderson Law LLP and is ranked as a leading individual in Chambers & Partners Directory UK 2016. He is a visiting professor at the Faculty of Laws, University College London and chairman of the Law Society's Intellectual Property Law Committee. He has over 30 years' experience of drafting, negotiating and advising on commercial contracts. Most of his clients are technology-based companies and universities, based in the UK, continental Europe and the United States. Victor Warner is a solicitor at Anderson Law LLP specialising in intellectual property and technology law. He is the principal author of Technology Transfer (Bloomsbury Professional), several volumes of Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, Drafting Confidentiality Agreements (Law Society) and the Execution of Documents (Law Society). He is also a co-author with Mark Anderson of A-Z Guide to Boilerplate and Commercial Clauses (Bloomsbury Professional), a companion volume to Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts.
With its practical insight, drafting techniques and various samples this book does not only facilitate the access to Commercial Contract Law for those who have not yet specialized in that field of law, but also provides indispensable detailed information for commercial lawyers and contract managers...an essential update * German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce *