The Liver Building

Ultimate Contract Law Update with Helen Swaffield


Speaker: Helen Swaffield

Date: Friday 22nd March, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Areas of Law: Civil Litigation

Competencies: D3,C1,B2,B3,B6,B7,A2,A4 and A5.

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4268


This is the essential round up of latest cases for both those who draft and litigate contracts. New cases discussed and the practical implications for drafting and litigating the clauses.

  • Formation of a contract
  • Construction and interpretation of contracts
  • Implied terms
  • Price and other commercial terms
  • Indemnities after the GDPR
  • ‘Subject to contract’ – is it working?
  • Without prejudice and privilege
  • Tests and endeavours clauses
  • Remoteness – direct or indirect loss
  • Limitation and exclusion clauses
  • Material breach
  • Termination
  • Boilerplates
  • Notices- gone wrong

Speaker Biographies

Helen Swaffield is a barrister with over 20 years’ experience in commercial litigation. Within her practice at St Ives Chambers, Birmingham, Helen works with government bodies and leading firms of solicitors on a range of projects and advice. Helen is the Editor of the Commercial Litigation Journal and the Procurement and Outsourcing Journal both published by Legalese and is a regular legal Commentator and Broadcaster.


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