Corporate Legal Advisers and Chartered Company Secretaries

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Online 20 hours Flexi-date£2,750.00
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
London 5 days 22 January 2024£4,250
London 5 days 8 April 2024£4,250
London 5 days 7 October 2024£4,250

If you are unable to attend this course on the dates above, please contact us to discuss alternative options.
Please note that prices shown above are exclusive of VAT (20%).

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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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