Strategic Legal Writing Training: 1 Day

Strategic Legal Writing Training Course Strategic Legal Writing Training
By Corporate Intelligence Advisors
Writing Skills:

Strategic Legal Writing

“You do not need to have prior legal knowledge to attend it”

By Corporate Intelligence Advisors

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Course Title:
Strategic Legal Writing
Training Category:
Soft Skills
Target Audience:
This workshop will be essential use to Heads, Directors, General Managers, Managers, and Executives of the following groups:
  • Legal/ Legal Affair/ Legal Counsel
  • Procurement
  • Contract Management/ Contract Administrator
  • Corporate Services/ General Admin
  • Human Resource
  • IT/ IT Outsourcing/ IT Vendor Management
  • Any officers who prepare and write contract or agreement/ SLA/ LOA
1 Day
Public Training Events
Jul 2019 ›
Capri by Fraser Hotel Residences, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Mon 15 Jul 2019 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Fee Per Person:
  • Register not later than 17 May 2019 for only RM1,688 per person.
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Delivery Methods
  • Language: English
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Workshop
  • Group Discussion
  • Presentation Handouts
  • Reading Materials
  • Lecture
  • Case Studies
  • Certificate of Participation
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Course Introduction ›

This course is about legally protective writing strategies. Learn to write defensively to reduce errors, miscommunications & misinterpretations in documents that matter to you and your business. The great thing about this course is that you do not need to have prior legal knowledge to attend it.

Strategic legal writing is critical for preventing or resolving commercial or business disputes and winning legal battles. This program covers a wide range of issues that arise in everyday tasks in a business and commercial setting. The course gives to the non-legal expert insights relating to drafting contracts as well as writing letters and memoranda. You will be given advice and tips you need to confidently draft letters and documents.

This 1-day legal writing course will take you through the effective strategies so that you can better your writing skills your letters and documents in your office or corporate world.

Course Objectives ›

  • Learn what works and what doesn't. In this program, you will:
  • Go through sample contract with clause by clause analysis
  • Learn how to write in a strategic, tactical and winning way
  • Learn about implied terms but understand why you should expressly provide for such terms
  • Learn the Principles of Legal Writing & Drafting letters, Memorandum of Understanding
  • Be given an understanding of standard terms and conditions as well as boilerplate contract provisions and what you need to look for at a glance
  • Write Plain English to be effective
  • Learn the General Principles of Legal Writing & Drafting Letters, Memoranda and Reports
  • Drafting commercial contracts

Course Outline ›


Module 1: Principles of Writing, Letters and Memoranda

  • Legalese v simple English
  • Know your reader
  • Decide on what to say
  • Persuasive, influencing and advising
  • Good form, style and layout conventions
  • Without prejudice letters
  • Subject to contract
  • Letter of Demand
  • Internal notes and memos
  • Basis of creating a legally binding agreement
  • Memorandum of Understanding
  • Letters of Internet versus Letter of Award of Contract

Module 2: Typical Structure of Commercial Contract

  • Parties
  • Commencement
  • Recitals
  • Main & secondary commercial provisions
  • Definitions & interpretations
  • Boilerplates
  • Schedules
  • Execution
  • Appendix/ Annexure
  • Cross-referencing

Module 3: Substantive Clauses and Boilerplates

  • Conditions versus warranty provisions
  • When can you terminate your agreement?
  • Terms that can be implied by law
  • Warranties and guarantees
  • How indemnities work and various types of indemnities
  • Indemnities and insurance provisions
  • Proper law & jurisdiction
  • Costs & expenses
  • Counterparts
  • Severability clause
  • Service of notices
  • Entire agreement
  • Amendment
  • Further assurances
  • Order of precedence
  • Third party guarantee
  • Contractual liabilities
  • Tips for drafting your agreement
  • Alternative dispute resolution - mediation, adjudicationand arbitration
  • What to do when you are entering into a dispute situation under the terms of your agreement, including preserving your legal rights

Who had attended this training ›

  • Bank of China
  • Penang Port
  • Panasonic
  • Zurich

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