Legal Writing and Drafting Skills

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • Mar-04-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Apr-01-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Apr-29-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • May-06-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • June-03-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • July-01-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • July-29-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Aug-05-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-02-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-30-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-07-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-04-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-02-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-30-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

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  • Mar-04-2024

    Istanbul

  • Mar-11-2024

    Paris

  • Mar-11-2024

    Singapore

  • Mar-18-2024

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    Dubai

  • Mar-25-2024

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  • Mar-25-2024

    London

  • Apr-01-2024

    Istanbul

  • Apr-08-2024

    Singapore

  • Apr-08-2024

    Paris

  • Apr-15-2024

    Barcelona

  • Apr-15-2024

    Dubai

  • Apr-22-2024

    London

  • Apr-29-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Apr-29-2024

    Istanbul

  • May-06-2024

    Istanbul

  • May-13-2024

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    Paris

  • May-20-2024

    Dubai

  • May-20-2024

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    Amsterdam

  • June-03-2024

    Istanbul

  • June-10-2024

    Paris

  • June-10-2024

    Singapore

  • June-17-2024

    Barcelona

  • June-17-2024

    Dubai

  • June-24-2024

    Amsterdam

  • June-24-2024

    London

  • July-01-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-08-2024

    Paris

  • July-08-2024

    Singapore

  • July-15-2024

    Dubai

  • July-15-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-22-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-22-2024

    London

  • July-29-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Aug-05-2024

    Istanbul

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  • Aug-12-2024

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  • Aug-19-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-19-2024

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  • Aug-26-2024

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    Amsterdam

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    Singapore

  • Sep-16-2024

    Dubai

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    Barcelona

  • Sep-23-2024

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    Amsterdam

  • Oct-07-2024

    Istanbul

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    Singapore

  • Oct-21-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-21-2024

    Barcelona

  • Oct-28-2024

    London

  • Oct-28-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-04-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-11-2024

    Paris

  • Nov-11-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-18-2024

    Barcelona

  • Nov-18-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-25-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-25-2024

    London

  • Dec-02-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-09-2024

    Singapore

  • Dec-09-2024

    Paris

  • Dec-16-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-16-2024

    Barcelona

  • Dec-23-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-23-2024

    London

  • Dec-30-2024

    Amsterdam

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

Course Video