Legal Writing & Drafting

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"A great course that was highly interactive” - Past Attendee, EMC Sweden

"This was an excellent course. I came in believing I would learn only a little but at the end it is clear that there was so much I had never thought about" - Past Attendee, Total E&P Nigeria 

Course Overview:

This highly interactive course is designed to give you the drafting and writing techniques needed to operate effectively in today’s competitive markets.

It examines in detail competent writing in all forms of business communication
and at all stages of drafting, negotiating and enforcing contracts.

You will learn powerful techniques for making legal writing clearer and more persuasive, to communicate efficiently and get a good outcome for your company.

This course presents many opportunities to put these techniques into practice, to ensure you leave the course confident in your new skills.

Acquire invaluable knowledge on the following key areas:

  • Writing letters, fax and email, legal opinions and internal memos
  • Persuasive writing that gets results
  • Writing when a dispute arises
  • Drafting pre-contract documents
  • Drafting contracts – the preliminary stages and first draft
  • Drafting contracts: reading, interpreting and amending the received draft
  • Drafting pitfalls

Plus highly practical exercises:

  • Highly practical exercises in drafting a request for action
  • Improve an offer to settle a dispute
  • Review a contract and redraft various clauses


PLUS: Book this course along with English Contract Law and save £500 on the combined cost of both courses

Who should attend


  • Chief executive officers
  • Managing directors
  • In-house counsel
  • Legal advisors and consultants
  • Business development managers
  • Project financiers
  • Finance directors and financial controllers
  • Marketing and sales directors and managers
  • Trade and export finance managers
  • Contract managers

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If you simply want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.

We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. Our tailored learning solutions are designed specifically for your organisation’s needs.

We’ll be here to support you every step of the way. From the initial consultancy through to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. We'll ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.

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Why us

We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

  • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
  • Track record – we have delivered training solutions for 95% of worlds’ top 100 banks and have trained over 250,000 professionals.
  • Knowledge – our 150 strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
  • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 20,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 180 countries.
  • Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 96% on service and 95% on product