Legal Drafting: A How to Guide
Publication Date 19 Nov 2014
OverviewDrafting: A How to Guide is for those who wish to learn how to draft effectively. Good legal drafting requires sound knowledge of the relevant law, combined with an understanding of basic drafting principles. Chapter 1 is devoted to general principles which are relevant to all legal drafting. Each subsequent chapter deals with a specific area and contains an explanation of the applicable legal principles and then relates those to specific drafting issues. Examples of drafting to achieve particular outcomes are also illustrated. The authors have paid special attention to language, and a plain English flavour is used throughout the book.