Expert Talk: How to Get Out of a Contract

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Can you terminate your contract? This talk explains how to write a contract that you can get out of.
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Steve Mallaband is a procurement professional with over 20 years experience, and has held senior positions in private and public sector organisations, both in the UK and abroad. In addition to hands on experience as a buyer and category manager, he has designed and built several

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This talk is the second of a four-part series. 

You will learn that it is vitally important that when we enter a contract, we have the end in mind, and that part of the contract should have clauses which outline how and under what circumstances the contract can end.

If you don’t write a termination clause, you may have a tricky negotiation to navigate to get out of a contract, or possibly end up relying on a court to make a judgement.

(The first talk in this series explains how to get into of a contract, the third how to structure a contract and the fourth explains the intention of some clauses around risk.)

About the Authors

Steve Mallaband is a procurement professional with over 25 years’ experience, and has held senior positions in private- and public-sector organisations, both in the UK and abroad. During his career, not only has he negotiated many different contracts of all sorts, shapes and sizes but he has also gone on to manage these through to successful conclusion. For the last 10 years he has provided consultancy and training to a variety of clients around the globe. He is a knowledgeable, interesting and dynamic consultant who is able to draw on his very considerable practical experience to excellent effect.  

Rosamund Howard is a professional consultant and trainer with a rich and varied career in industry and education. She believes that excellence in communication and other “soft skills” are vital for business success, and has a real passion for helping others to achieve their goals. For the last 13 years she has provided consultancy, coaching and training to a variety of clients in many different countries and from many different organisations. She is a practical, down-to-earth consultant who excels in working with users to understand their needs and ensure that these are met.