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Drafting Skills - Commercial Documents - On Demand

Course ID ZD221005_PSK

  • Online
  • 3 CPD POINTS

You may access this content for 6 months from purchase.

Legal drafting is the most important instrument of legal communication. The skill to draft well is the skill to think and communicate well. A legal document must be drafted in a way that it categorically specifies the legal issue, statements of the client and the remedies sought if any.

An unstructured document without balance lacks effectiveness and the content must be understood by the audience who is ready it, whether that be your client, judicial officer or opposing party.

This course is divided into 4 modules where you will explore:

  • Interpretation of contracts
  • Features of clear drafting
  • Pre-drafting considerations
  • Drafting the contract

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply the critical features of clear document drafting
  • Recognise the impact of punctuation on meaning and on interpretation
  • Summarise the stages of drafting
  • Draft clear, precise clauses, and
  • Reflect on the most inappropriate document structure for particular commercial transactions in your legal practice

At the end of this on-demand course, you may claim 3 CPD hours.

Price

Price including GST $230.00