Aims of the course
This is Part 2 of a two part course. Part 1 is held in December 2021. Part 2 will look at specific contracts many of which have been requested by Part 1 participants.

The course will be ”hands on”. Delegates will be invited to undertake practical exercises eg drafting individual clauses, improving poor drafting, suggesting changes to clauses presented by ”the other side”.

Course materials
The course materials include contracts with accompanying notes, a bank of sample contract clauses , useful websites and addresses and a guide to English contract law terminology.

Participant Profile

  • Lawyers in private practice or in-house counsel who deal regularly with agreements in English
  • Lawyers from firms or companies who are planning to move into international work
  • Procurement managers/officers who deal regularly with international procurement agreements
  • Government lawyers who work on cross border agreements
  • Senior company executives who wish to enhance their understanding of and ability to write legal documentation in English
  • Secretaries attached to in-house departments or government offices
  • Secretaries to senior company executives who handle a range of communications, including contracts written in English


Enrol for the both Contract Drafting -courses I & II in the total price of 1 250 € + vat (Members of The Association of Finnish Lawyers and public sector 1 150 € + vat)



David Fletcher

The course will be given by David Fletcher, an English solicitor  who is a frequent lecturer in Scandinavia. He gives contract-drafting courses, both general and in-house,  in a number of countries including Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. He is also a visiting lecturer at Helsinki University.

Agenda on 17th of March

8.30 Registration and Coffee at the seminar place
8.50 Remote connection available for remote attendees
9.00 Introduction and recap on:

  • contract drafting terminology
  • differences between Finnish and English contract law and the implications for contract drafting.
9.30 LOI’s , MOU’s and NDA’s
10.30 Coffee
10.45 Joint ventures, shareholder and co-operation agreements
12.30 Lunch
13.15 Sales contracts and terms, supply contracts and distributorship agreements
14.30 Coffee
14.45 Sales contracts and terms, supply contracts and distributorship agreements (continued)
15.00 IPR Licences
16.00 Construction contracts or financial contracts (depending on delegates’ preferences
17.00 End of course

Note: the above timetable is flexible and can be adapted to delegates’ particular interests.


Yksityinen sektori (etuhinta 17.1. asti) (norm. 845 €)745 €
Julkinen sektori (etuhinta 17.1. asti) (norm. 633 €)583 €
Lakimiesliiton jäsen (etuhinta 17.1. asti) (norm. 633 €)583 €
Striimi, yksityinen sektori (etuhinta 17.1. asti) (norm. 845 €)745 €
Striimi, julkinen sektori (etuhinta 17.1. asti) (norm. 633 €)583 €
Striimi, Lakimiesliiton jäsen (etuhinta 17.1. asti) (norm. 633 €)583 €

Hintaan lisätään alv 24 %. Hintaan sisältyvät sähköiset materiaalit, kahvi- ja lounastarjoilut seminaaripaikalla. Striimiosallistuminen sisältää sähköiset materiaalit.



Anne Åkerberg


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