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What has been keeping the Devant team busy recently?

What has been keeping the Devant team busy recently? • Delivering bespoke training to a financial institution, on buying and selling companies. • Helping our SME client negotiate on equal terms with a global logistics supplier. • Nearly selling out our June Contract Law, Drafting and Negotiation Workshops in Reading - use code cc1d6 to [...]

Happy New Year from Devant

Happy New Year! Let us help you get 2017 off to a great start by:   • Securing your place on our Understanding, Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts workshop now! Use code p3d2, to get the Early Bird Discount. • Reviewing and updating your terms of business to reflect new services and products you’ll be [...]

Devant Diary – November 2016

This November we: • Reviewed marketing materials for a global financial consultancy to ensure it didn’t create obligations the company couldn’t fulfil. • Supported a client with its post-completion obligations following its acquisition of a new subsidiary. •Drafted new terms for a products manufacturer to cover bespoke development requirements. • Negotiated a shareholder agreement for [...]

Devant Diary – October 2016

I hope you’re enjoying the season of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness’! Our clients had a fruitful October, as we: •      Delivered advanced negotiation training to prepare our corporate client for more collaborative and profitable negotiations. •      Prepared a consulting agreement for a Network Security company, to support their safe delivery of essential security advice. •      [...]

Devant Diary – September 2016

September was a good harvest time at Devant. Here’s a few of our projects from last month:   Drafted a partner agreement for a cloud based video technology platform.Prepared contractor terms and managed service provider agreement for an online recruitment company. Prepared contractor terms and managed service provider agreement for an online recruitment company. Negotiated [...]

Devant Diary – August 2016

August is sometimes a bit of a quiet time for us, but not this year! We’ve been: Negotiating a Share Purchase Agreement for a company sale Speaking to groups of executives about what they really need to know about contracts! Reviewing and redrafting terms and conditions for a retailer supplying bespoke furniture Preparing a software [...]

Devant Diary – July 2016

How was your July? Despite the warm weather and holiday season, we’ve been kept busy: • Drafting a hosting agreement for a music news website • Preparing a risk register for a consultancy business • Creating a new Master Service Agreement for a digital agency • Advising on warranty issues for a manufacturer of bespoke [...]

Devant Diary – June 2016

We had a busy time in June. Here’s a selection of the things we got up to last month: Re-worked client agreements for a digital marketing company, a financial services business, an international events company, and a telecoms business. Reviewed a shareholder agreement and company articles of association. Drafted Ts&Cs for procuring complex software solutions. [...]

Devant Diary – May 2016

Here's what we got up to this month: Drafted Terms and Conditions for several companies including a manufacturer of bespoke products and a network security provider. Negotiated a deal for sale of electrical products and services to a company in the oil and gas sector. Delivered training in creative deal structuring to a global business consulting company. Reviewed contracts to identify [...]

Devant Diary – April 2016

Here’s what we got up to this month: Drafted an Investment Agreement for a company developing innovative new technology in the energy supply space. Negotiated a £multi-million deal for supply of software and services to a major airline. Delivered bespoke contract drafting training to a European aerospace firm. Reviewed contracts to identify risks and opportunities for a medical equipment business, a software company, and a telecommunications [...]