In the realm of commercial law the ability to craft precise airtight agreements is a cornerstone of success. Elevate your contract drafting skills with this Commercial Contract Drafting Masterclass.

Through a blend of engaging lectures, practical exercises, and real-world case studies, you'll learn the art and science of commercial contract drafting. Explore advanced techniques, best practices, and legal nuances that distinguish exceptional contract draftsmanship.

Whether you are looking to enhance your career prospects, are a commercial lawyer seeking to elevate your drafting skills or a business person seeking to broaden your commercial contracts acumen, this masterclass will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of commercial contract drafting confidently.

Join us for a six-hour course, held over three days.

When and where?

This course will be presented twice in 2024:

  • 6 to 8 May 2024, 9:00 to 11:00 SAST
  • 22 to 24 October 2024, 9:00 to 11:00 SAST

This course will be held remotely, most likely on Zoom - exact details will be sent to registered participants a few days before the course.

Course outline

The course will cover the following:

  • Introduction to commercial contract drafting
  • Fundamentals of contract structure and language
  • Contract types and their unique aspects
  • Risk mitigation and compliance
  • Negotiation and communication skills
  • Advanced drafting techniques
  • Review and revision strategies
  • Contract execution and management
  • Case studies and practical exercises
  • Technology’s impact on contract drafting

Who will benefit from this course?

Commercial lawyers, business executives, corporate employees or entrepreneurs who are or will be involved with drafting and/or negotiating commercial contracts would benefit from this masterclass.


Rorisang Mzozoyana is a Senior-Legal Counsel (Banking and Finance) and has over 15 years’ practical legal experience having worked as an attorney for international corporate law firms in New York, Johannesburg and Cape Town and for South African investment banks. She lectured law at the University of Witwatersrand and is the founder and CEO of Lexelerate (Pty) Ltd, a company with the ambitious goal of reshaping how we think about, learn about and practise law. She regularly provides legal training and facilitates workshops and webinars for different organisations. She is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and holds an LLM (Corporate Law) from the University of the Witwatersrand, a BA LLB from Rhodes University and a certificate in Training and Development Management from UCT (in collaboration with GetSmarter) amongst other qualifications. She was selected as one of the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans (2017).

How much?

R2,100 per person


A certificate of attendance from UCT will be issued to those who attend the full course.

How to sign up

Complete and submit the registration form. You will then be given the payment information. Please note that registrations will not be accepted until payment has been made.

One or two days before the course, we will send you the Zoom link. You will need to register and use a password to enter the virtual classroom.

Registrations close three days before the course starts.

Download the brochure.

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