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Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries

Course Information:

Online 12 hours Flexi-date£1,750.00
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 5 days 24-Jan£3,500.00
London 5 days 11-Apr£3,500.00
London 5 days 10-Oct£3,500.00


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    Who should attend?

    • New or Experienced in-house lawyers wanting to refresh their skills and knowledge about their role
    • Lawyers transferring from private practice to a corporate role
    • Executive and Non-Executive Company Directors
    • Public officials in a regulatory, supervisory or compliance functions
    • Company Secretaries of public companies



    • Describe the duties of company directors
    • Review how company boards are organised
    • Apply the oversight obligation of boards of listed companies
    • Refresh their existing and develop new commercial skills applicable to legal roles
    • Examine the importance of the Company Secretary’s role
    • Apply alternative dispute resolution techniques to resolving corporate disputes
    • Negotiate more effectively


    Corporate Behaviours – Best Practices

    • Company director duties
    • The role of the NED
    • Creating an effective board
    • Corporate conduct – the social responsibilities of the company
    • Consequences of failure in corporate behaviour

    Roles and responsibilities of company secretary

    • Assisting the Board
    • Record keeping
    • Managing the registered office
    • Supporting and managing board and company meetings

    Roles and responsibilities of corporate legal department

    • What’s in the job of the in-house lawyer?
    • Adding value to company performance
    • Identifying and reducing corporate risks
    • Measuring the effectiveness of the corporate legal department

    Resolving legal disputes

    • Where do the problems occur?
    • Resolving disputes without recourse to the courts
    • Alternative dispute resolution techniques – arbitration, mediation, conciliation
    • Other dispute procedures

    Negotiating, drafting and structuring legal agreements

    • Contract law refresher
    • Drafting legal agreements
    • Negotiation principles
    • Tools and techniques for negotiation
    • What are our negotiables?
    • Best alternative to negotiated agreement (BATNA)

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