Introduction to Drafting

Rapid Skillz

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  • Short course
  • Beginner
  • Online
  • Duration:
    3 Months
  • When:

This course introduces you to the vital skill of legal drafting. All lawyers need to know how to draft and review effective legal documents. This course will equip with the skills needed to approach the drafting of contracts, notices, and pleadings with confidence.

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What are the course objectives?

In every aspect of legal practice—from commercial practice to litigation practice—there is a demand and need for lawyers who can draft documents with accuracy and efficiency. This course is designed to give you a comprehensive introduction to this essential skill. When it comes to non-legal aspects, there is always a high demand for people who can draft well.This course gives you the fundamentals of drafting from a very practical aspect.

Requirements: Law students/graduates, aspiring advocates.


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Course programme

This Course Consist of the following contents -Unit 1: Understanding Drafting -Get an introduction to the concept of legal drafting. Examine the kind of language that is appropriate to use in drafting tasks. Explore the process of legal drafting. Unit 2: General Principles of Drafting - Analyse the practical issues of style and format in setting up their documents. Identify the issues that need to be included in documents. Unit 3: The Legal Framework for Contracts -Understand the major provisions of the Indian Contract Act, 1872. Analyse how the Indian Contract Act, 1872 affects the structuring and provisions of contracts, and what elements need to be present to ensure that a contract is valid. Unit 4: Structuring a Commercial Contract -Examine the most effective manner in which to structure a commercial contract; Understand the kinds of things that need to be kept in mind while structuring contracts. Learn the rules that must be followed when drafting any contract. Unit 5: Identifying Issues and Negotiating Terms of a Contract -Analyse different negotiation strategies and the importance of healthy negotiations, and how that helps the drafting process. Incorporate negotiation points into contractual documentation. Unit 6: Drafting Notices -Identify situations in which it is suitable to use a notice, as well as the tone and style of the document. Study the main elements of all legal notices. Unit 7: Basic Rules for Drafting Pleadings -Examine the fundamental aspects of constructing proper and effective pleadings. Study the function of pleadings, the different kinds of pleadings, and the basic rules for drafting them. Unit 8: Reviewing and Editing Your Drafting -Understand the final steps in every drafting process. Learn how to review and edit all legal documentation that in a professional and proper manner.

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This Course is Made for Students and they Explore the rules and principles of solid, successful drafting. Understand the fundamentals of drafting contracts, notices, and pleadings. Perceive what makes a good, solid, and valid legal document. Analyse the essential elements of various forms of legal documentation. Review and edit your drafting, which will lead you on the path to producing professionally-drafted documents every time.