This informative one-day course is to help you improve your written communication skills and is relevant for both lawyers and support staff. The course will give you tips on best practices; covering all types of professional business documents (e-mails, letters, attendance notes and reports). It is essential for those who want to get their message across in a clear and concise manner and avoid the possibility of oversight or misunderstanding.
Law firms work on the principle that their employees communicate with their clients using plain English. The writing is always professional and representative of the firm, but it is quick and easy for the reader to understand.
This course will help you transform the way you write to make it more effective and reader friendly. You will be able to structure your content, produce clear sentences and confidently use appropriate punctuation which can impact the tone of your writing. By attending this well-constructed and engaging course you will leave with practical strategies, tools and techniques that can be applied daily.
This course is aimed at anyone who is required to use effective business writing to communicate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and is therefore relevant to both lawyers and business support staff.
The key benefits of attending this course are that you will:
- Know how to create your content in a clear and concise manner;
- Develop a planning structure to help you with the type of document you are writing and maximise its potential;
- Identify the best options in terms of layout and space for the type of document you are writing; and
- Develop an approach to enable confident use of different types of punctuation which can impact the tone of your message.