Contract Drafting Basics 2022

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On the rebroadcast date, you will have until midnight of that rebroadcast date to access the course. Please note that technical support will be available during regular CLEBC business hours.

Jump Start on CPD 2023
Thursday, March 9, 2023

(Original Webinar Date: November 15, 2022)

Who should attend: New lawyers and experienced lawyers new to transactional practice who draft agreements used in corporate and commercial transactions

Learning level: Fundamental/Intermediate

Good writing does not necessarily equate to good contract drafting; the objectives are different, so your strategy should be too.

In this fast-paced three-hour course, learn important contract drafting essentials you will apply throughout your entire practice. From choosing the right contract format to drafting payment terms and boilerplate, to understanding how and why it's important to standardize the language used for specific consequences, contracts expert Lenné Espenschied shares tips and techniques to help you avoid critical errors, improve the quality of your work, and draft with more confidence.

Session highlights:

  • three types of contract formats
  • seven essential parts of a contract
  • red, yellow, and green: words to avoid, words to limit, and words to prefer
  • five things you should know about drafting payment terms
  • strategies for drafting boilerplate
  • how to standardize the language

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Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 3 hours (this course will contain a minimum of 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)

Course Instructor
Lenné Espenschied — ABA Author, Atlanta, Georgia

Jump Start 2023 EARLY BIRD 
Register by Feb. 6/23
Regular Price
After Feb. 6/23
Rebroadcast  $222   $200 $299   $222
Rebroadcast Articled Student $149.50   $111 $149.50   $111

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