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Contract Law Essentials for Non-Lawyers

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Introduction

Legal knowledge is vital to contract administrators. The knowledge will enable them to carry out their duties effectively while making sure the contracts they are in charge of are trouble-free.


Course Objectives

With the insightful cases shared by trainers, participants will be able to apply key legal principles in their daily work.


Target Participants

HKIE Member or engineer


Course Contents

  • Contract Essentials --- elements and ingredients; tenders; letters of intent; letters of engagement; ‘battle of forms’; mistakes, misrepresentation and contractual consequences
  • Contract Terms --- common express terms; implied terms; drafting and interpreting duties and obligations; discrepancies among contract documents; parol evidence rule
  • Contractual Breaches and Remedies --- scope of obligations; standard of performance; remedies for breach; measures of damages; specific performance and injunction; quantum meruit
  • Contract Termination --- common law repudiation; contractual repudiation; forfeiture clauses; repudiation by non-performance; alternative dispute resolution

Date & Time

24 October 2020 (Sat), 9:30am - 5:00pm


Fee

HK$1,500


Award

Certificate of Attendance


Medium of Instruction

Cantonese (course materials in English)


Application

Click HERE to register this course.


Enquiries

Please call us on 3400 2773 or email us at ife.cdt@polyu.edu.hk

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