Digital Transformation Project Masterclass Series


Join us to learn the latest market positions, how to reduce time-to-contract and achieve robust agreements geared for success with truly practical drafting hints and tips, all from our team of top-ranked experts sharing real-world examples.

We have designed these half-day sessions specifically for Legal and Procurement professionals who work on buy-side digital transformation, IT, outsourcing and commercial projects.

Masterclass Series Overview

Venue: London (in person)

Timings: 2 pm to 5.30 pm followed by networking drinks

View an outline of the upcoming masterclass sessions and the speakers below.


Dealing with Worst Case Scenarios - Thursday 25 April 2024

In this session, we will cover the following topics:

Gaining the edge from drafting with Adrian Sim

  • How to make boilerplate clauses work for you, including how to build in additional protections or re-balance without alarming suppliers.
  • A customer-friendly slant to drafting of other “standard” provisions staying within “market”.  
  • Approaches to “compliance with law” provisions, with a focus on the regulated sector and how they work on different types of projects.

Data protection and cybersecurity with Hannah Crowther

  • Negotiating data protection provision beyond Article 28.
  • Ensuring your DP indemnities and conduct of claim language properly protect your key assets: clients and staff.
  • Tying together DP, security, cybersecurity, standards and audits to get the most out of your supplier and your liability provisions.

Dealing with troubled projects with Toby Crick and Freya Ollerearnshaw

  • When problems arise, how careful management of troubled projects can help preserve your legal position on worst-case scenarios.
  • What contractual levers to include and how to exercise them to get the project back on track or mitigate risk.
  • Best practice with change notes and settlement agreements.

Drafting with disputes in mind with Angela Fouracre, Anna Cook and Wes Walker 

  • Drafting escalation procedures to avoid common pitfalls.
  • Which form of dispute resolution is going to work best for your business - from arbitration to expert determination.
  • Dealing with disputes on global deals or with foreign suppliers.

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