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Is it enforceable? – Making Agreements Stick (online)


Speaker: Chris Beanland

Date: Friday 19th April, 2024

Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Areas of Law: Company & Commercial


Course Code: S4810


It is vital that any agreement that we draft is enforceable. This online course deals with factors practitioners should bear in mind on transactional/contractual work. It should be of interest to anyone whose practice involves drafting or litigating contracts.

The course covers:

  • Capacity of companies, individuals, and other contracting parties
  • Authority of agents
  • What evidence of authority should be obtained in respect of company directors?
  • Contracts that require a particular form
  • What does ‘in writing’ and ‘under hand’ mean?
  • When is a deed required?
  • The formalities required for a valid deed
  • Defective deeds
  • Executing documents electronically
  • Virtual execution and the Mercury Tax case

Can’t make the date/time or need to revisit the training? No problem, booking onto this event means you will receive a link to access a recording of the event at your leisure! The link will be sent within approx 72hrs of live broadcast & be available for approx. 3 months, to view as many times as you wish.

Speaker Biographies

Chris Beanland qualified in 1992 with Eversheds, where he continued to practise in the Insolvency Department for a number of years. Chris is now an Associate Professor at The University of Law, Manchester and lectures extensively on company, commercial and insolvency issues.


Member £80
Non-member £110
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