Plain English Writing Skills for Lawyers
Start time 25 Mar 2021 1:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 25 Mar 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Live Stream Only
Speaker Lauren Kelindeman, Commercial and Franchising Lawyer, Legalite
Catering Not Included
Designed for Legal Practioners
Product Code S21218
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Professional Skills: 1.0
$145.00
(includes GST)

Plain English Writing Skills for Lawyers

1.0
25 Mar 2021 1:00pm - 25 Mar 2021 2:00pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Live Stream Only

As a lawyer, it is vital that clients understand the legal documents they are signing and your advice.

Writing in plain English has many benefits – it saves clients’ time as they have less to read, saves you time as you are writing less words, empowers clients to understand and reduces the risk of disputes and complaints.

This session will provide practical tips and advice on:

  • 7 Plain English rules to follow when writing
  • Legal jargon to avoid and what to replace it with
  • How to explain complex subject matter in simple terms (examples of clauses before and
  • Using alternative advice options for clients (eg video advice and infographics).

This session is an essential guide to using plain English in your legal work – don’t miss out!

Presented by: Lauren Kelindeman, Commercial and Franchising Lawyer, Legalite