Legal Writing & Drafting Skills

Code : CL010
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Why Attend This Training Course?
 Although mastering legal drafting takes time and practice, superior writing skills are essential to success, and you can take steps to improve yours.  This interactive course develops your writing as key to developing your professional success by teaching you the essential skills of drafting effective contracts, powerful techniques for making legal writing clear and more persuasive, through highly engaging, practical and interactive exercises always in the context of legal writing and drafting. Participants will develop their knowledge and tools to make your writing more effective. As well as improving your client service, saving you and your colleagues’ time, this helps manage risk to you and your firm.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is designed for Staff working at legal, translation and contract departments, and all those who want learn the legal drafting and translation techniques.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Learn the key methods in drafting legal documents
  • Understand the law, its characteristics and divisions
  • Know new types and principles in legislative drafting and contract drafting
  • Explain the translation methods, patterns, controls and rules

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Legal Writing and Drafting: Tools and Techniques
  • Concept and characteristics of the law
  • Division of law
  • Sources of legislation
  • Types of legislation
  • Practical application of legal drafting tools 
Rigid Drafting and Flexible Drafting
  • Legislator uses of both versions
  • Material drafting and moral drafting
  • General principles to be considered in drafting
  • Disadvantages of legislative drafting and solutions
  • Case study on both formats
Language Skills and Drafting Style
  • Interpretation of regulations and legal decisions
  • Applications of some legal formulations
  • Legal syntax
    • Nature and characteristics of legal phrase
    • Methods used in legal syntax
  • Use of words
  • Use punctuation
  • Practical application
Rules for Drafting Various Types of Legal Memoranda
  • Formulation of documents and legal documents
  • Rules for drafting contracts and their stages
  • Legal translation controls
  • Open-ended discussion for legal translation types

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
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Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

15 - 17 Aug
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo | Instructor-led
3 Sessions
12 - 14 Dec
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo | Instructor-led
3 Sessions

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