What you'll learn on the course
Law and Business
Law for Business
Law and Commerce
Teachers and trainers (2)
Suhasini graduated from ILS Law College, Pune and started her career with litigation at the High Court of Rajasthan in Jaipur. Her strengths in civil litigation were further honed in Delhi, where she was associated with a law firm from its initial days. She then moved to the corporate space,where she handled global legal compliance and employee regulations for an IT MNC. To complement the Diploma in European Union Laws that she holds from the University of Athens, Suhasini then went on to earn an LLM from the United Nations Inter-regional Criminal and Justice Research Institute,Italy
Tennille graduated from the University of Newcastle, Australia, in 2004 with a combined Arts/Law degree. She was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia, in 2005. She has a background in criminal defence advocacy and human rights policy work, and has served as a Lecturer of Law at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. Tennille joined Rainmaker in 2011. She trains in in skills-based areas such as legal writing and research.
P R O G R A M M E O U T L I N E
Unit 1: Introduction to Legal Communication and Legal English
• Understand why it is so important for lawyers and legal professionals to study legal English and communication.
• Perceive the use and benefits of plain English writing, as well as tips on how to develop and properly use a legal vocabulary.
Unit 2: The Fundamentals of Legal Writing
• Learn more about some of the essential aspects of good legal writing.
• Explore the distinct forms of legal writing along with the rules and established practices within each.
Unit 3: Legal Writing – The Process
• Explore several different methods to engage in the writing process.
• Learn how to get started with writing, and examine ways to plan, outline, and structure documents.
• Identify and develop a system that works for you, and any writing task they have to tackle.
Unit 4: Legal Writing - Research
• Study effective legal research methods.
• Review the various legal sources, as well as the process of conducting legal research.
Unit 5: Legal Writing – Using Your Research
• Analyse how the results of your research can be most effectively integrated into your writing.
• Learn the importance of proper citation and referencing.
Unit 6: Legal Writing – Reviewing and Editing
• Develop processes for successful reviewing and editing all future writing tasks.