This course is for you if you're a lawyer or business person who wants to learn or improve your contract negotiation & drafting skills.
If you work with contracts and feel like you don't know what you're doing, the Commercially Savvy Lawyer© (CSL) might be for you.
CSL will answer any questions you still have & give you a commercially savvy approach and tools to negotiate and draft contracts like a pro.
You are a lawyer or business person who deals with contracts but you still have questions and lack confidence, skills, and know-how.
This course is for anyone who wants to develop a holistic, winning, and commercially savvy approach to contract negotiation and drafting.
Join this course for a deep dive into contract negotiation and drafting. The course will have lecture components and interactive components.
CSL will cover everything from the basics to the intricacies of contract negotiation and drafting. No question is too basic. I will teach you and give you opportunities to apply the knowledge with drafting exercises.
Give students an idea of how they can expect to grow throughout your course. Include specificity and precise results so students can benchmark exactly what they’ll learn.
If you deal with contracts but bumble through contract negotiations and drafting while secretly hoping it will all end soon, this course will teach you how to manage the contract negotiation and drafting process like a seasoned contract professional.
If you don't know when to sign the NDA, what "Recitals" or "Boilerplates" are at the start of The Commercially Savvy Lawyer© course, you will definitely know the who, what, where, when, how, and why of contract negotiation and drafting at the end of the course.
Commercially Savvy Lawyer Contract Negotiation & Drafting Bootcamp
From Macro to Micro: Wrap your head around the deal, develop an approach and strategy to contract negotiation
In this 90-minute module, you will learn a macro approach to contract negotiation and drafting, including:
You'll do an in-class negotiation.
Elements of the Contract
In this 90-minute module, you will learn about the basic elements of the contract, including:
You will also learn some writing tips.
Issue Spotting: The Initial Review
In this 90-minute module, you will learn how to do the first issue-spotting redline commentary on the contract draft, including:
You will have an opportunity to apply the lessons of this module in class.
A Closer Look at Key Provisions
In this 90-minute module, you will have an opportunity to take a closer look at some "key" provisions and their implications, including:
You will have the chance to apply the lessons from this and previous modules.
More Key Provisions and Attachments
In this 90-minute module, you will look more closely at additional key provisions including:
You will also have the chance to ask questions and apply the lessons of this module in class.
William "Mac" McMeans
Sonya Shaykhoun, Esq., NY-qualified attorney with 18+ years of international legal experience
I am a British-educated, NY-qualified attorney based in Manhattan, where I own my own law practice, the Law Offices of Sonya Shaykhoun, Esq. My practice focuses on technology, media, telecommunications, aviation, and compliance. I have worked on a lot of satellite projects.
From 2004 to 2019, I supported iconic global companies like Orbit (now OSN) and Charles Russell Speechlys in Bahrain and Al Jazeera Media Network and Qatar Airways in Qatar.
I have had the privilege of working on some fascinating projects all around the world working with world-class counterparts. Over the course of my career, I have amassed a wealth of contract negotiation and drafting knowledge and skills and it is time to pass them on.
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST
Don't worry if you cannot make the live sessions, they will be recorded. And you can email your questions in the group page.
Two 1-hour Office Hours
On Tuesday and Thursday evenings of the boot camp, I will have Office Hours to answer any of your burning questions.
Active hands-on learning
This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects
Interactive and project-based
You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams
Learn with a cohort of peers
Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you
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