Structuring and Reviewing Contracts for Clinical Research
With clinical research contracts in a state of flux, this workshop will rationalise your concerns and concrete your knowledge with contractual scenarios and useful case studies. By reinforcing what the contract says, and delving into the detail of what that means, this interactive day will introduce new areas with practical exercises that will advance your understanding of clinical research contracts.
Featuring highly relevant content and specific examples, this hands-on training session will provide practical information with appropriate depth to enable you to go back to your workplace feeling more confident in reviewing contracts and being aware of what are acceptable and unacceptable changes.
This one-day course will take your knowledge to the next level of understanding the intricacies of clinical research contracts. Your step by step guide - the benefits are:
- Examine the nuances of clinical research contracts and overview NHS indemnity
- Explore the suite of model contracts: what they cover and when to use them
- Share examples of common areas of negotiation and modifications, and avoiding classic pitfalls
- Gain a guide to Material Transfer Agreements: when might the protocol be enough?
- Identify how to avoid disputes and safeguard your interests
If you have attended a past Clinical Contracts course, are looking to brush up your understanding or have particular problem contracts in front of you, this case study driven course will progress your understanding with the practicalities of fitting into different types of contract explained using detailed examples of dealing with the nuances. Come together and network with:
- R&D, Contracts and Finance Officers
- Research Nurses
- Clinical Trial Support Co-ordinators
- Industry, Business and Legal Service Administrators
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Previously held in September 2019 in Birmingham, this course was described as “Very good – useful and comprehensive” and “Very helpful jam-packed with useful info, very cleanly presented. Highly recommended to anyone who may have to deal with contracts in R&D” and “Excellent papers/pack, clearly presented, crucial content – will significantly help me in my role”.
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Practical insight and key legal advice on how to ensure watertight, robust agreements
|9.00||Registration and refreshments|
|9.30||Chair's opening remarks|
David Powell, Research Contracts Manager, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Andrew Johnston, Legal Director - Commercial Health, DAC Beachcroft LLP
|9.40||Clinical Research Contracts: Understanding the Nuances|
Why are contracts needed?
Which contracts need to be reviewed
Overview of the UK model agreements
Legalese – an introduction to legal terms
Overview of NHS indemnity
Managing contractual changes
|11.00||Making Modifications to the Standard Model Contracts for Clinical Research|
Exploring the suite of model contracts: what they cover and when to use them
Sharing examples of common areas of negotiation and modifications, and avoiding classic pitfalls
Gaining legal insight into acceptable changes: ensuring you are covered
Inclusion of foreign law provisions when working with international companies
|1.10||Contracting Outside of the Clinical Research Model Agreement Remit|
Understanding the range of clinical studies and their different contracting needs
A guide to Material Transfer Agreements: when might the protocol be enough?
Best practice sub-contracting outside the NHS and between NHS organisations
|2.30||Common Areas of Dispute and Practical Examples of Clinical Research Contracts|
Avoiding disputes: essential insight to safeguard your interests
Practical guidance and experienced reassurance: quick legal insight into areas of concern
Examples and case studies of common hurdles and trip points for NHS Trusts
|4.30||Close of day|
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