The Art of Drafting and Conveyancing

 
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Legal drafting skills are of utmost importance to all lawyers but are often difficult to master. Despite the challenges of mastering the art, the most effective lawyers are those who actively implement strategies to improve their drafting skills. Drafting requires a host of skills to be effective. Lawyers need to have in-depth knowledge of the law, the ability to express abstract concepts, investigative instincts and ability to foresee future, and organisational skills. Thus, drafting is one of the most intellectually demanding of all skills lawyers require.

This course will help you enhance your legal drafting skills. It not only focuses on the theory of effective drafting guidelines but also provides relevant formats to assist in understanding practical application of concepts and develop necessary skills for drafting legal documents. The course is intended for all learners who desire to improve their ability to draft sharp and clear legal documents.

Course Outcome

 
 

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyse and apply general principles of drafting and conveyancing
  • Use effective writing techniques to draft different types of legal documents
  • Draft different types of Deeds including deed of sale of land, mortgage deeds, licence deeds, lease deeds, assignment deeds, trust deeds, partnership deeds and power of attorney deeds
  • Draft different types of contracts including commercial agreements, professional services agreement, employment agreements franchise, agency, dealership and distributorship agreements, intellectual property rights agreements, arbitration agreements, foreign collaboration and joint ventures agreements and real estate and tenancy agreements

Course Outline

 
 
  • Module 1 – General Principles of Drafting and Conveyancing
  • Module 2 – Drafting a Contract
  • Module 3 – Drafting Corporate and Commercial
  • Module 4 – Drafting a Deed
  • Module 5 – Drafting Miscellaneous Deeds
  • Module 6 – Drafting Miscellaneous Legal Documents
  • Module 7 – Conclusion
  • Certification Exam/ Assessment

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Lawyers
  • Legal Advisors and Counsels
  • Law students
  • Judicial Assistants and Clerks
  • Company Secretaries
  • Charted Accountants

Level: Beginner

Language : English

Evaluation Method

Learners must submit all assignments and secure at least 50% marks in Certification Exam at the end of the course to obtain the course certificate.

About the Author

Manish Shrivastava, Managing Partner - Tulika Law Associate, is a practicing lawyer based in Delhi since the year 1999. He is a law graduate from University of Delhi, providing general counsel, advisory and litigation services on varied areas of law.
 

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