Recorded Webinar: Drafting and Relying Upon Effective Termination Clauses (Professional Skills)


11th February 2020
Duration:  1 hour


When a contract is breached, the non-defaulting party has a range of options available, including terminating the contract. However, the termination process can be fraught with litigation risk. It can ultimately hinge upon the reliance of a well-drafted termination clause. This session examines how to prepare effective termination clauses in your commercial agreements, as well as how to effectively exercise termination rights. It covers:

  • Drafting effective termination clauses

  • Circumstances of termination

  • Termination versus rescission, issues that may influence

  • Restrictions on termination and rescission

  • Reducing risk in terminating a contract including limiting litigation risk

  • Avoiding mistakes in exercising termination right


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Geoff Bartels, Bartels Business Lawyers, NSW

Over more than 4 decades Geoff has been advising business from sole proprietors to multi-nationals on their corporate and structural issues.

Firstly as a principal solicitor of the NSW Corporate Affairs Commission where he was responsible for regulation of public fund raising including Stock Exchange , Futures Exchange and un-listed raisings such as managed investment schemes.  During this stage of Geoff’s career he was involved in advising on the documentation of over 200 investment schemes. He also did his fair share of white collar prosecution work and was involved with a number of high profile Special Investigations. Notable with another senior lawyer at the Commission he drafted the First Futures Markets Act.

As well as being a highly qualified and experienced lawyer Geoff brings to all his clients the experience of being not only a highly experienced company director with public company, banking and aged care experience but also an entrepreneur in his own right.


This webinar is suitable for Commercial lawyers - Australia wide and it has been designed to deliver the professional skills compulsory subject CPD unit for the CPD year ending 31st March 2020.

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Product Code: WB7FEB20
 Price:  $198.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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