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Devant Diary Winter 2017

We’ve been gearing up to help you be even more successful in 2018: Helping you become better Deal Makers by creating new workshops – Reviewing, Understanding and Amending Contracts and Statements of Work and Negotiating Contracts and Statements of Work (drop us a line if you’d like the Early Bird discount codes!)  Using our new GDPR management platform and analysis workshops to [...]

Devant Diary – Autumn

We're feeling a glow this Autumn because we are...   Drafting accessible and easy to read business terms for a secure storage solutions company. Delivering in-house training on Practical Contracting and Commercial Awareness for two companies on opposite sides of the Pennines. Fired up for our public workshop on 10th - 12th October - Understanding, [...]

Summer is here! And Devant has a new home. This month we have been…

    • ..moving from Stratfield House to Wellesley House on Riseley Business Park, to make way for new apartments to be built. The new office is lovely - come and visit! • Negotiating a couple of company sale transactions. Exhausting, but satisfying. • Preparing for September’s Negotiating Complex Deals Masterclass for senior procurement managers [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]