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Plain English Drafting VIDEO

Plain English Drafting VIDEO

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$120.00

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$133.33

CPD Units 1
  • Professional Skills
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Run time: 01:01

This video of a workshop held at the LIV in 2017 will give you key insights from a professional Plain Language Trainer to help guide your future correspondence – both to colleagues and clients.

Further Details

  • Full Description

    It’s easy to get caught up in writing “legalese”, but the reality is that for some people seeking legal services, their only previous interaction with the law is through television and movies. The importance of writing to your clients in plain English cannot be overstated, but what does that really mean? How does it look in your practice?

    This video of a workshop held at the LIV in 2017 will give you key insights from a professional Plain Language Trainer to help guide your future correspondence – both to colleagues and clients.

    Topics covered include:

    • your documents: audience and purpose?
    • transactional v advisory documents
    • drafting emails
    • words and sentence structure
    • active v passive
    • structural issues
    • planning
    • proofreading
    • editing
    • headings and sub-headings.
  • Presenter

    Bob Milstein, Plain Language Trainer and Writer, Words & Beyond