Legal Writing and Drafting Skills

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

Venue

  • Dec-12-2022

    Istanbul

  • Dec-12-2022

    Madrid

  • Dec-12-2022

    London

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    Amsterdam

  • Dec-19-2022

    Zurich

  • Dec-26-2022

    Barcelona

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    Dubai

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    Singapore

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    Amsterdam

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    Kuala Lumpur

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    Istanbul

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    Kuala Lumpur

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    Istanbul

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    Amsterdam

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    Dubai

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    Barcelona

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    Istanbul

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    Singapore

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    Paris

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    London

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    Zurich

  • Dec-11-2023

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-11-2023

    Dubai

  • Dec-18-2023

    Istanbul

  • Dec-18-2023

    Madrid

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

 
Taking the right approach
 
  • Discussion of the lawyer’s role and the importance of asking the right questions

  • Identifying and allocating risks

 

 

Drafting letters and Proofreading
 
  • Structure of a typical agreement

  • The dangers of poor drafting – how the court might interpret your drafting

 

User-friendly drafting
 
  • What does effective legal drafting look like?

  • Six techniques for producing clear, user-friendly drafting

  • Improving poor drafting

 

Drafting from scratch using precedents
 
  • A four-stage approach to drafting from scratch

  • Drafting key clauses

  • Making the most of precedents and templates

 

 “White-water drafting”

 

  • Danger areas where drafting is particularly susceptible to disputes

  • Refresher on “boilerplate” language clarifying the legal meaning (based on case law or statute) of many standard words and phrases

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