Clarkslegal LLP - Solicitors in Reading and London

Events and Training

Settlement agreements


A detailed session on the drafting of settlement agreements, tricky issues and negotiation tips.  

Topics covered:

  • The legal requirements for a settlement agreement
  • General drafting tips
  • An overview of the common clauses including:
    • Confidentiality and non-derogatory comments
    • Restrictive covenants
    • Payment provisions including the £30,000 exception
    • Tax indemnity
    • Settlement of claims provisions
    • Employee warranties
    • Repayment provisions
  • An overview of common acceptable amendments if proposed by the employee’s solicitor. 
  • Tricky issues including:
    • Tax- PILONs, benefits in kind, staged payments, retirement, retention of company property
    • Pregnant leavers
    • Delayed termination payment



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