Contract Drafting Basics 2022

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
9:00 am – 12:15 pm
via live webinar only

Please note: This course will not be added to Courses on Demand. Courses involving professional speakers and skills-based workshops generally do not get added to Courses on Demand.

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

You may also be interested in What the Best Lawyers Know About Contracts 2022 on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. You can also register for both courses Contract Drafting Basics and Advanced COMBO.

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

Reduced Pricing
To support you during COVID-19, CLEBC is offering reduced pricing for courses.

Register by Oct. 18/22
Regular Price
After Oct. 18/22
Webinar  $246   $221 $329   $246
Webinar Articled Student $164.50   $123 $164.50   $123

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