Quick Steps to Business Contract Law for Non-Legal Practitioners (1 day)

Quick Steps to Business Contract Law for Non-Legal Practitioners (1 day)

Public Workshops: English with English Workbook
In-house Workshops: 社內培訓可選用英語授課


This practical and interactive workshop gives you an understanding of the principles and spirit of business contract law in Hong Kong. You will understand the intentions behind major provisions in a business contract and how to protect the legal interests of your organisation; without a breakdown of the business relationship that you have just forged.

What our Participants say:

"An effective workshop to learn about business contract law. Highly recommended"

... Cheuk Yuet Chau, Government Logistics Department
Quick Steps to Business Contract Law for Non-Legal Practitioners

"Informative, very helpful to my daily work and useful"

... Christina Yeung, Emerson Electric Asia Pacific
Quick Steps to Business Contract Law for Non-Legal Practitioners

"I like the real-life case-studies used to explain the cases; which is very useful and easy to understand"

... Sara Chiu, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine Asia Inc
Quick Steps to Business Contract Law for Non-Legal Practitioners


Non-legally trained managers, company directors, businessmen and anyone who is not a lawyer but need to conclude business contracts in Hong Kong or other Commonwealth countries like Australia, India or Singapore

What You Will Cover
  1. Framework of Commercial Law
    • Offer and acceptance
    • Consideration
    • The law of contract (rights of 3rd parties)
  2. Freedom to Agree
    • Duress and undue influence
    • Mistake vs misrepresentation during negotiation
  3. Intentions to Execution
    • Express and implied terms
    • True intentions – context of bargaining environment
  4. Release from Responsibilities in Unforeseen Circumstances
    • Exclusion clauses
    • Conditions and warranties
    • Illegality
  5. Special Clauses
    • Copyright and intellectual property
  6. Remedies for Breach of Contract
    • Injunctions
    • Damages
    • Performance
    • Discharge of contracts
About the Facilitator

Mr Yap is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore and a Registered Filing Agent for the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore. He is a qualified Company Secretary and a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK. He has more than 14 years of experience overseeing regional businesses in Singapore, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong, India and Malaysia. He currently sits on the Advisory Panel of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and is a Workshop Facilitator for the Singapore QP programme. He has taught participants from Asia Airfreight Terminal, CESL Asia - Investment & Services, City University of Hong Kong, CLP Power, Emerson Electric, Hitachi East Asia, Hong Kong Adventist Hospital, Hong Kong Cyberport Management, Mediterranean Shipping Co, Miele, Parfums Christian Dior, Renesas Electronics, Ricoh, Robert Bosch, Siemens, Swire Beverages, The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation, The Jardine Engineering Corporation, Total Lubricants and many other organisations.

WorldBridge Training Centre, 160 Lockhart Road, 1902 Yue Xiu Building (1 min walk from Wanchai MTR A1 Exit)
Complimentary lunch and refreshments
HK$2,500 per participant. Discounted price of HK$2,280 per participant for enrolment one month before date of workshop or for groups of two or more