LexisNexis Skills Series: Drafting

Good legal drafting requires a sound knowledge of the relevant law, combined with an understanding of basic drafting principles. This book provides an excellent guide to students and practitioners alike.

Published: 01 July, 2008

Publisher: LexisNexis Australia

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Book: Paperback
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Print-On-Demand ISBN: 9780409321159

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Good legal drafting requires a sound knowledge of the relevant law, combined with an understanding of basic drafting principles. This book provides an excellent guide to students and practitioners alike.

Chapter 1 is devoted to the general principles which are relevant to all legal drafting, irrespective of the particular subject matter. Successive chapters each deal with a specific area of the law, starting with an explanation of the applicable legal principles and relating those to specific drafting issues. Examples of drafting to achieve particular outcomes are also provided.

New in this second edition is a chapter on the drafting of trusts. The use of plain English is another important focus throughout the book.

Table of Contents:

General Principles of Drafting

Deeds

Special Conditions

Options

Leases

Sale and Purchase of a Business

Torrens Title Mortgages

Guarantees

Trusts and Trustees - NEW

This book will be invaluable to both students and practitioners undertaking legal drafting Australia-wide.

LexisNexis Skills Series

The LexisNexis Skills Series is designed to provide clear and practical guides to key skills required in legal practice.