Post Graduate Diploma in Contract Drafting and Legal Writing JOIN NOW

Certificate Programme in Contract Drafting

Registrations are Open - Limited Seats Remain - [Seats available on a first cum first serve basis] - Last date to register - 15th December 2017


Understanding Contracts and drafting contracts are important skills that not only a lawyer, but also a business manager should have  in today's day and age. Contracts are very vital for any long term business relationship. An excellent written contract always fills an organization with tremendous confidence in dealing with business relationships. All corporate professionals, business managers, lawyers, post graduate law students, entrepreneurs need to understand the nuances of a legal contract and should also know how to write a good contract. This one year "Post Graduate Diploma in Contract Drafting and Legal Writing" looks at contract drafting in a completely different light. Practicing lawyers whose main job is to draft contracts on a daily basis, would be teaching this programme.

Aims:

  •      To Provide excellent writing skills sets for drafting robust contracts
  •      To help participants understand contract terms - including interpretation
  •      To understand contracts in the context of business law
  •      To provide negotiation skills for writing contracts
Benefits to students/faculty/
  • Better corporate lawyers
  • Enhance drafting skills
  • Understand the practical aspects of contract drafting

DURATION: One Year

FOR ANY QUERY, PLEASE CONTACT - iptb@gnlu.ac.in

Unique Features of this online programme

·Online lectures that are recorded for future access to all enrolled students

·Course developed by learned academicians and practicing lawyers 

·Study at your own pace

·Audio Video Presentations along with Electronic material, which can be printed for references

·Focus on real life case study examples

·Continuous access to mentors and career counselling advice

·     Only 2 days - On campus physical interaction with GNLU faculty, skills trainers and practicing lawyers [This will take place either in November 2018; December 2018 of January 2019 ONLY (Days are flexible)[Several options will be provided]

·Get a chance to meet and interact with the experts and network among lawyers

·On campus boarding and lodging facility will be provided to all students

·University Identity cards to all registered diploma students

·Learn everything on the go - online

·Practical oriented evaluation - 2 MCQ tests and a few assignments/case studies

·Animated presentations on important topics

·Response time to queries - Less than 12 hours

·Mentor monitored training programmes available to all

Eligibility:

  •        Minimum: Undergraduate degree holder. Students pursuing undergraduate law degrees or any other undergraduate degree are not eligible for this Post graduate diploma
  •        Any professional is also eligible for applying to this course

Documents required [To be uploaded online]

  •       10th Class Pass certificate [photocopy will also do]
  •       12th Class Marksheet [photocopy will also do]
  •       Scanned Copy of your signature
  •       Scanned ID Proof [photocopy will also do]
  •       Scanned Copy of your Passport Size photograph
  •       Undergraduate certificate [photocopy will also do]
  •       Post graduate certificate [if applicable] [photocopy will also do]

FEES

Course Fee: Rs. 19500 

Note: Candidates applying for the course are instructed to verify eligibility criteria before registering for the course. Admission of ineligible candidates shall be cancelled and Rs. 200/- shall be deducted from the fees paid before processing refund.


PAYMENT FOR DOMESTIC STUDENTS [WITHIN INDIA]

ONLINE PAYMENT THROUGH BILL DESK.  PLEASE CLICK ON "JOIN NOW" BUTTON FOR PAYMENT. BILL DESK IS AN ONLINE PAYMENT GATEWAY USED BY GNLU FOR FEE COLLECTION


INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEM

[Online learning] the instructional system consists of:

  • Self-instructional material
  • Audio-video/Digital programmes
  • Online Support
  • Interactive Counseling [Mentor Monitored Programmes]
  • Online lectures

SCHEDULE

January 2018 - January 2019 

COURSE OUTLINE

MODULE 1: STRUCTURE AND STYLE OF LEGAL WRITING

  • Legal letters, emails, memoranda and opinions
  • Components of legal communications
  • Plain English
  • Content organisation
  • Effective language style
  • Paper advocacy

MODULE 2:PRE-CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

Negotiating skills, styles and tactics

Preparing to negotiate

Models of negotiation

Negotiation process

Troubleshooting

MODULE 3: UNDERSTANDING CONTRACT PURPOSE AND FORM

·The Legal Meaning of "Contract”

·Contract- A promise or a bargain?

·Contractual relationship

·Types

·Forms of contract

·Contractual terms or terms of a contract

·Read, write and understand contract

MODULE 4; DRAFTING A CONTRACT

·What to include?

·Checklist for preparing contracts

·Best drafting practices

MODULE 5: BREACH OF CONTRACT

·What is breach of contract?

·What are the remedies for breach of contract?

·When does the doctrine of unjust enrichment operate?

·What is doctrine of restitution?

·What are the different kinds of damages granted?

·The difference in the concept of damages as understood under contract and torts

·When is specific performance granted?

MODULE 6: PRELIMINARY AGREEMENT FORMS

·Memorandum of understanding

·Letter of intent

·Term sheet

·Authority to proceed

·Scope of work

·NDA/Confidentiality agreement

·Subject to contract

FOR ANY QUERY, PLEASE CONTACT - iptb@gnlu.ac.in

Refund Policy
Rules for the refund of fee on the account of Withdrawal/Cancellation of admission

·Admission can be withdrawn by the written application

·addressed to Dean Extension and Training Department, Gujarat National Law University.

·Application for withdrawal of admission made within the first

·30 days of the start of course shall be entitled to full refund of admission fee after the deduction of administrative charges.

·Application for withdrawal of admission made after the first

·30 days of the start of the course shall not be entitled to refund of admission fee.