Drafting Contracts in English provides lawyers with interactive sessions on the practical skills required to draft and interpret modern-day legal documents in English. Communicaid’s specialist legal English drafting course combines input on the guidelines for drafting with practical exercises to put these principles into practice.
Now in its twelfth year, Drafting Contracts in English is well established as one of Communicaid’s most internationally successfully courses. In addition to our tailored and public courses at our training centre in London, we also deliver Drafting Contracts in English in many other locations including Paris, Madrid, Milan and Frankfurt.
With training centres in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York providing countrywide coverage and partner organisations worldwide, Communicaid is uniquely placed to be your local, national and international training partner for legal English courses.
A Drafting Contracts in English course will provide you with:
- More confidence in your ability to interpret and explain contract clauses
- Broader vocabulary for discussing contract terms
- Ability to edit and correct your legal documents more effectively
Who should attend
Drafting Contracts in English is ideal for lawyers working in English as a second language who need to draft, explain or interpret contract clauses written in English but under their domestic jurisdiction.
The course content for Drafting Contracts in English will be determined by your level and requirements. However, core subject areas for each Drafting Contracts in English course will include:
- The incorporation of “best practice” into your legal drafting
- Guidelines for modern style, structure and use of legal English in the drafting of contracts
- Adapting these guidelines to other legal documents
- How to avoid typical mistakes and bad habits in legal writing
- Implications for drafting under Common vs. Civil jurisdictions
Drafting Contracts in English is available as both a public and tailored course. Please see ‘Course Dates’ for upcoming Drafting Contracts in English public course dates.
For a tailored option, Drafting Contracts in English is available seven days a week, 365 days a year. Courses take place between 08:00 and 20:00 although training is also available outside of these hours upon request.
Drafting Contracts in English is available as an intensive course although the most appropriate formats and learning platforms will be discussed during your diagnostic consultancy.
Suitable tailored and published materials will be used throughout your course, with recommendations on self-study material and extra reading made at the beginning and throughout the duration of your course.
Drafting in Contracts course trainer
Your Drafting Contracts in English course trainer will be assigned to you following the results of your diagnostic consultancy according to your objectives and areas of focus. Detailed below is a sample profile of a member of our Legal English training team.
MD has had wide experience both as a lawyer and as a Legal and Business English course trainer. He has delivered legal English courses on both a one-to-one and group basis running public and tailored Legal English and Drafting Contracts in English courses in-house and abroad. His level of legal expertise has been key in helping his learners to develop their legal English ability, as well as their business English language. MD is a major contributor to developing Communicaid’s Legal English materials. His specialisations include: contract drafting, employment, IP and corporate law.
Recent Communicaid clients to whom he has delivered Drafting Contracts in English and Legal English include: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Bank of Austria, Norbar and the Police School of Finland.