Contract Law, Lawyers, Law, Contracts, Non-Lawyers

Best Practices Guide on Contract Law for Non-Lawyers

Training investment is inclusive of an e-certificate and a printed learning material

P 4,880.00 / person - when you register and pay on or before May 25

P 5,880.00 / person - Regular Rate


Add ₱ 450 for a printed copy of a certificate of attendance inclusive of delivery charge

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 & 26, 2024 * 1:30PM TO 5:00PM VIA ZOOM

Life is a series of agreements. One of the most and useful life skills we all must have is understanding Contract law. Many people and their loved ones are duped, fooled, or taken advantaged by others in their business deals and personal transactions because of unfamiliarity on this very important subject matter. They become victims of a flawed, void, or voidable contracts that cannot be enforced. A defective contract is a bad contract.

The arsenal of knowledge you will learn in this special two-session webinar will prepare you in your career or your business for the rest of your life. This program is designed to update professionals, businessmen and non-lawyers about the fundamentals and sticky areas of Philippine law governing obligations and contracts.

Knowledge of the substance and form of agreements can prevent serious conflicts and business losses that can snowball into lawsuits, even violence. A legally enforceable contract binds the parties to their respective promises and signals the start of a smooth and continuous relationship for them. For trouble-free transactions, enroll in this program before you sign any contract! 

Course Director & Lecturer

Atty. Mia Gentugaya

- is of counsel in SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan and was senior partner and head of its Banking, Finance & Securities Department. She specializes in banking, finance and securities, foreign investments, and corporations.

Atty. Gentugaya was cited as one of the leading lawyers in the AsiaLaw Profiles, the International Financial Law Review’s Guide to the World’s International Business Law Firms, the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Leading Lawyers for Business. She teaches obligations and contracts at the University of the Philippines.

Who Should Attend?

  • Entrepreneurs & Leaders

  • Board Directors

  • Officers and Management

  • Decision-Makers

  • Professionals

  • Family Members

  • Anyone who wants to learn Contract law

Course Outline

This program is designed to enhance the competency of leaders, entrepreneurs, professionals, and non-lawyers to understand the fundamentals and sticky areas in contract law. The area of obligations and contracts can be a minefield of worries and problems. A bad contract may spur a multitude of headaches for the parties. It can kill a thriving business and destroy the nest egg of the family. Knowledge of the substance and form of agreements can prevent serious conflicts that can escalate to lawsuits and violence. A good contract that binds the parties to their respective promises signals a smooth and continuous relationship for the parties.

The Nature of Contracts: How to Determine If Your Contract is Worth Its Weight in Law

The Binding Nature of Agreements: How to Make Sure All Parties Keep Their Promises

The Essential Elements of a Contract: How to Make Sure That Your Agreement Will Not Be Thrown Out by the Courts

Contract Formation: How to Know If You Have a Valid and Enforceable Agreement That Produces Results

The Importance of Mutual Assent: How to Avoid Problems Involving the “Meeting of the Minds” Between the Parties

The Mystique of Consideration: How to Put “the Glue” that Keeps the Contract Together

The Covenant Killers: How to Avoid and Defeat Contractual Defenses That Could End Up Writing Finis to Your Agreement

The Communication Glitches: How to Spot Problems Involving Rejection or Revocation of Offers and Acceptance Before They Happen and How to Remedy Them

The Outsiders: How to Determine the Rights and Remedies of Non-Parties to the Contract

The Assignment of Rights and Delegation of Duties: How to Transfer Benefits and Burdens Under Your Agreement

The Construction: How to Follow Rules on Contract Interpretation and the Parol Evidence Rule

The Timing: How to Know When a Contracting Party’s Duty to Perform Becomes Absolute

The Conditions: How to Know if there is a Condition to the Party’s Performance in the Contract and Has the Condition Been Excused or Satisfied

The Duties: How to Know if the Duty of a Party to Perform Has Been Discharged

The Breach: How to Determine if the Agreement Has Been Breached

The Remedies: How to Tell If the Breach is Material or Minor and the Legal and Equitable Remedies of Contract Available to You

The Defenses: How to Defend Yourself If You are Charged with Breach of Contract

The Written Word: How to Write the Contract and the Important Clauses that Go with It

The Enforcement: How to Choose Specific Performance, Restitution, Quasi-Contract Relief, Injunctive Relief, Damages, Rescission, and Reformation as Instruments of Contract Implementation

The Defective Contracts: How to Know the Difference Among Void Contracts, Voidable Contracts, Rescissible Contracts, and Unenforceable Contracts

The Statute: How to Appreciate the Value of the Statute of Frauds

Attendees from the government are exempted from the P2,000.00 limit set by COA for attending training provided by the private sector based on Department of Budget and Management Circular No. 563 dated April 22, 2016.

Attending this training is not covered by Philippine Procurement Law or RA 9184 based on its Revised IRR’s Section 4.5-b. which classifies training continuing education, conferences and similar activities as "non-procurement activities that shall be governed by applicable COA, CSC, and DBM rules".
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