Government Tendering and Contracting

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Overview

Recommended CPD point allocation: 7 points (excluding WA).

Governments regularly enter into contractual arrangements to buy goods and services, deliver projects, and to implement programs. If you’re involved in drafting, negotiating or managing contracts, you need to understand the government procurement and contracting process.

This workshop explores frequently encountered difficulties in dealing with tendering and contracts in the government sector.

Who should attend our Government Tendering and Contracting workshop?

  • Lawyers and non-lawyers who have existing experience in entering into and managing contracts
  • Senior managers who regularly have to make calls on the tough issues in contractual negotiations.
What we'll cover
  • New models of contracting – benefits and limitations for the public sector
  • Contracting framework
  • Formation of contracts
  • Contracts formed in the tendering process
  • Risks in tendering and negotiations
  • Negotiations – how they impact
  • Negotiation of specific issues – how to deal with difficult issues including indemnities, intellectual property rights, insurance, limitation of liability, liquidated damages and remedies
  • Interpretation of contracts
  • Drafting tips
  • Managing contracts
  • What to do when things go wrong
  • Practical case studies and scenarios.
What you'll learn

At the end of the workshop you’ll:

  • Be more confident in preparing, negotiating and reviewing contracts
  • Understand how contractual terms and conditions are going to be interpreted
  • Understand the keys to managing contracts
  • Be able to identify critical legal risk issues and understand how these can be managed
  • Be able to raise issues of concern.
Event Details
Dates:
13 May 2020|26 October 2020
Time:
8.45am for 9.00am - 4.45pm
Cost:
Inc GST
$1,395 per person
$1,256 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$1,186 per person if in a group of three or more 
Venue:
Clayton Utz Brisbane
Level 28, 71 Eagle Street
Further information:
Phone 1800 882 110
Email client.training@claytonutz.com

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What our clients say about our Government Tendering and Contracting workshop

"Very enthusiastic presenter who is very knowledgeable on all topics discussed. Jamie's keenness to involve all the group when delivering this course was great. Well-paced and understandable, with content covered relevant to the case studies and cases provided."


"This workshop provided a great opportunity to refresh knowledge, learn some new things and generally enjoy the learning opportunity."


"Very engaging and generates interest in topic. Made the content accessible and enjoyable. "


"You couldn't ask for a better and more engaging presenter. Jamie actually makes legal issues easy to understand."


Support when you need it the most

As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.

Recommended CPD point allocation: 7 points (excluding WA).
If this particular educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one CPD unit for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. Please contact your Professional Body for your state.

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