Drafting Skills For Winning Outcomes

Drafting Skills For Winning Outcomes
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Booking Closed

Venue : SCCA Training Room 30 Merchant Road #02-01 Riverside Point Singapore 058282

Last Date Of Registration : Wednesday 06 September 2017 12:00 am

Start Date : Thursday 07 September 2017

End Date : Friday 08 September 2017

Event Start Time : 09:30 am

Event End Time : 06:00 pm

Course Overview

This interactive workshop is structured into two parts to benefit in-house counsels and lawyers in private practice to become more cognizant of the expertise they should focus on developing to become more proficient and efficient at composing and organizing written communications and documents including commercial contracts.

The course is aimed at helping attendees hone the following skills:

•Analysing and conceptualizing issues that they want to communicate

•Determining the objective for the drafting - drafting for clarity, drafting for legal analysis and drafting for strategy

•Structuring arguments and documents including strong introductions and conclusions, where required.

•Using core writing techniques, including clarity, cohesion, concision, and Plain English concerns.


Who should attend?

All mid-level seniority and junior in-house counsels and lawyers in private practice who want to hone their non-litigious drafting skills in the English language.



Day 1

Part 1 will cover a quick refresher of basic principles of drafting in plain English, do’s and don’ts of drafting emails and zoom in on drafting for clarity, drafting for legal analysis and drafting for strategy. The attendees will break-out in groups to do drafting exercises where the trainer will furnish them with feedback while she goes round the room.

Day 2

Part 2 will discuss the basic principles of drafting commercial contracts, issues to consider when putting together a commercial contract and explore amending some sample clauses based on differing sets of instructions from clients. It will also discuss the considerations to bear in mind when drafting international contracts where the parties are from different jurisdictions. This segment will conclude with attendees drafting a communication for strategy and putting together the framework for a commercial contract which does not have any template.


*Lunch and tea breaks will be provided.


Trainer's Profile

Sheela  Awat  is  a  seasoned  and  business  savvy legal  counsel  with  25  years  experience  across Asia-Pacific   gained   at   two   international   law firms,   combined   with   a   proven   track   record functioning  as  Asia-Pacific  regional  counsel  as part  of  the  regional  management  team  for  two global   multinationals   –   a   Fortune   500   group listed  in  New  York  and  another  multinational listed   in   London.   Sheela is an ACTA certified trainer for adult learning and is back in private practice at AT Law Practice LLP, Singapore


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