Practical Drafting Skills focuses on skills transfer to draft papers without relying on a precedent.
Practical Drafting Skills is the ideal guide for law students, pupil advocates, candidate attorneys as well as those professionals seeking to enhance their drafting skills, turn instructions into a cause of action or defence, and draft effective pleadings that are clearly understood and effectively serve their clients. The book is illustrated by case studies and includes chapters on logical thinking and plain language writing.
The light and entertaining style, combined with detailed practical steps and explanations, enables the reader to easily acquire a thorough understanding of drafting. This book is a must-have for all legal practitioners.
Table of contents
CHAPTER_1 - The facts of your case
CHAPTER_2 - Logical thinking
CHAPTER_3 - Writing letters
CHAPTER_4 - Drafting skills
CHAPTER_5 - Drafting the plea
CHAPTER_6 - Motion proceedings
CHAPTER_7 - Drafting heads of argument
CHAPTER_8 - Opinion writing