Webinar on “Unveiling and Managing Risks in Multilingual Contracts”

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(From left) Ms. Flora Ng and Mr. Dantes Leung

On 18 August, the In-House Lawyers Committee ("IHLC") organised its third webinar under the "In-House Lawyers Training Programme (in collaboration with law firms) 2021" (the "Programme") on the topic "Unveiling and Managing Risks in Multilingual Contracts".

The webinar was hosted by Oldham, Li & Nie, where the firm’s Partner Mr. Dantes Leung and Associate Ms. Flora Ng discussed the risks in negotiating, drafting and interpreting multilingual contracts. They also advised the audience on how to avoid miscommunication with contract counterparties, internal clients and external legal advisors, and introduced the principles and techniques of legal translation. The webinar was well attended by over 70 members.