BLP6 Drafting Commercial Documents

BLP6 Drafting Commercial Documents


The ability to draft effective, readable, unambiguous contracts is an essential skill for every commercial lawyer. This practice-based subject advances on the key knowledge and skill required when negotiating and drafting commercial contracts.



Topics in this subject include:

  • identify and explain to specialist and non-specialist audiences the key legal principles
  • governing the formation of contracts
  • demonstrate effective client interviewing skills to ensure that a client provides all
  • information critical to the contractual terms
  • draft documents such as a Memorandum of Understanding that reflects clients' commercial
  • objectives
  • draft readable documents such as contracts that integrate correct structure, clear language
  • risk management and achieve clients' commercial objectives in a range of contexts
  • demonstrate critical and practical understanding of the appropriate use of boilerplate
  • clauses and precedent documents when drafting a contract, and
  • demonstrate effective negotiation techniques in a range of contexts.



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