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How to write in plain English

Did you know that … 80% of lawyers think their writing is above average when in fact … only 5% of their clients agree! Yesterday, Sarah Fox, 500 word lawyer, spoke to my Birmingham KN-UK group on writing in plain … Continue reading

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Up-coming training

A quick round-up of up-coming training events: Wednesday 8th June, 12.30-2.30, Bristol – “Who is leading who?“ a workshop on leadership and influencing by Carol Skolimowski, CAPCC Tuesday 14th June, 12.30-2.30, Birmingham – “Avoid lethal writing” a training lunch on … Continue reading

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Writing in plain English (Part 4 of 4)

  Yesterday Sarah gave us a really useful acronym – write – to improve the process of our writing. Today, in our last discussion, I asked her to drill down some more on how to write clearly and what to … Continue reading

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Writing in plain English (Part 3)

In this series of posts I’ve asked Sarah Fox, 500 word lawyer, all about her thoughts on how lawyers and others can write more clearly, whether that is for legal documents, emails to clients or marketing materials. Previously I’ve asked … Continue reading

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Writing in plain English (Part 2)

Yesterday I asked Sarah Fox, the 500 word lawyer and advocate for plain English in legal writing, about whether there truly was a problem with clarity in the legal profession. Today I ask Sarah about the benefits of writing clearly. … Continue reading

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Writing in plain English – a question a day

I am really excited to have Sarah Fox, the 500 word lawyer, speaking at my first Manchester KN-UK event next Tuesday (22nd March) and again in Birmingham on Tuesday 14th June. Knowing Sarah, it’s going to be a very interesting, … Continue reading

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Fail – first attempt in learning

So I didn’t finish my KM Strategies book during NaNoWriMo *sigh*. Just too many other balls in the air. Still, thanks to my failed attempt, I already have half a book, which just needs finishing. That sounds much easier than … Continue reading

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