Practice Skills

A good test for why a word or phrase is considered legalese is that lawyers tend to use it in legal documents but would never dream of using it in normal conversation. The term and/or ...
September 2017
In the last issue, we provided tips on “writing processes”. In this issue, we take a closer look at “writing products”. Over the years, lawyers’ writing products have earned themselves a reputation...
July 2017
It is no secret that solicitors in Hong Kong are under increasing time pressure from clients to provide accurate, succinct, affordable and easy-to-follow advice on highly complex legal issues. This...
June 2017
Chris Jensen, Founder, Legal Writing Coach Emails are the most common form of legal writing, but they can often lead to trouble. Here are 10 tips for good email etiquette. 1. DON’T hit...
September 2015
Written by Chris Jensen, Founder, Legal Writing Coach Most lawyers run out of time before they can produce their best writing. So an easy way for lawyers to improve their writing is to manage their...
August 2014