Intensive Contract Drafting
Clearly drafted contracts facilitate the transaction. They are easier to understand and negotiate, less likely to have mistakes, and less open to competing interpretations.
In this full-day intensive contract drafting workshop, participants learn (1) general contract structuring and content (2) a reasoning technique to map out contract provisions (and entire contracts) that achieve the intended result; (3) tips for drafting clear, concise provisions (cut, simplify, lists, conditions/exceptions, consistent usage, etc.); and (4) common usage errors and litigated terms.
Throughout the workshop, participants review and edit contract excerpts from practice.
|9:00 am||Step 1: Contract structure & content: 10 common issues|
|9:45 am||Step 2: Mapping out rules that achieve the desired result|
|10:30 am||Step 3: Clear, concise provisions: 6 strategies|
|1:00 pm||Step 3 (cont.)|
|2:00 pm||Practice: Drafting clear, concise rules|
|2:45 pm||Step 4: Common drafting errors & litigated terms|
-Usual duration: 6 hours (+ lunch break)
-Target group: Transactional lawyers