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How to write a (productive) contract

Apr. 26, 2017 by

Are you tired of the drudgery and admin that comes along with contract preparation and contract management? Maybe you’re a paralegal who has to put together contracts. You might be a solo lawyer at a start-up company. Perhaps you work in procurement or contract management. However you touch contracts, there are ways to make them more productive… and you don’t need a top tier law firm or expensive consultants. All you need is a bit

How to write a simple contract Photo Credit Mike Kenneally

How to simplify a contract (a poem)

Apr. 24, 2017 by

Want to simplify your contracts but not sure where to start? Try these simple (rhyming!) steps… Click here to open and save as a PDF What do you think, are you ready to start creating forward thinking, productive contracts? You could also head to the Checklist Legal Tools and Templates page, for free templates you can use to put Reverse Sandwich Contracting into action! Or check out my eBook – ‘Secrets of Productive Contracts: How to think digitally and

Clients don't always queue neatly with all the info you need. Triage tables can help! (Credit Paul Dufour)

Productivity Tools for Lawyers: Triage Tables

Feb. 26, 2017 by

Lawyers love giving accurate, timely advice but that’s hard to do with incomplete information. Clients aren’t always sure what information is relevant, they may offer too much or too little. Lawyers aren’t perfect, sometimes they forget to ask key questions. How can clients and lawyers help each other so the right information is shared quickly and in an organised way?

Are you ready for electronic contracts? Credit Braden Collum

6 signs you aren’t ready for electronic contracts

Feb. 20, 2017 by

AI, electronic contracts and automation will be standard for most lawyers in the near future. Are you ready?

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