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Legal Workshop – Introduction to Contracts

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Legal Workshop

Title: Legal Workshop – Introduction to Contracts
Location: MadLab
Description: 2 hour legal workshop about Contracts with Suzy Weeks,
Start Time: 14:00
Date: 2012-02-03
End Time: 16:00
Booking:  Essential. Free, but places are limited.

We are very excited to welcome Suzy Weeks, Senior Solicitor from National Law Firm DWF LLP. Suzy will give a two hour legal workshop at MadLab. The topics Suzy intends to cover are set out below and it is hoped that at the end of the interactive session you will be that bit more clued up about how contracts work in general and that you will be able to navigate your way round two frequently used contracts; the confidentiality agreement and the consultancy agreement.

1. Introduction to contracts

  • Basic overview of contract law
  • A bird’s eye view of a contract lifecycle
  • Q&A

2. Dissection of an NDA/confidentiality agreement

  • What does it mean and why is it in there?
  • Know what you are signing up to
  • Q&A

3. Dissection of a freelance agreement/consultancy agreement

  • What does it mean and why is it in there?
  • know what you are signing up to
  • Q&A

Suzy is a senior solicitor in the non-contentious commercial and intellectual property team at DWF LLP, she is also a key member of DWF’s outsourcing and technology team. She specialises in non-contentious commercial and intellectual property law and has a particular interest in e-commerce and m-commerce agreements, consumer law, advertising law and intellectual property exploitation agreements and is increasingly becoming involved in more
and more IT and Outsourcing contracts.

The team that Suzy works with at DWF is believed to be the largest non-contentious commercial & outsourcing law team in the North West of England which has been nominated for the British Legal Awards 2011 “Commercial team of the year”.