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

Anthony McMahon, Glengarry Football Club (Photo Credit Laurinda May)

5 surprising things lawyers can learn from footy players

Jan. 9, 2017 by

If you’re anything like me, the end of the year means time to wind down, eat, drink and generally be merry. So it was with amazement I noticed football players of all shapes and sizes getting stuck into pre-season training in November. November?! I was surprised. Footy doesn’t start back for months. Until next year?! Until… April next year!

Speakers of Clarity Part Three (Credit: Verity White)

SPEAKERS OF CLARITY: PART THREE

Dec. 19, 2016 by

SELECTED OVERVIEW OF PRESENTERS FROM THE CLARITY 2016 CONFERENCE PART THREE I recently attended my first Plain Language conference – the Clarity International conference in Wellington NZ. Of course the speakers at the Clarity 2016 conference were the key drawcard and highlight. In this the third edition, I run through presentations from: Sarah McCoubrey, Calibrate Solutions Cushla Schofield, Senior legal counsel ANZ Robert Hulls, former Attorney-General of Victoria (AU) Patrick Wilson, Accident Compensation Corporation NZ

SPEAKERS OF CLARITY: PART ONE

Dec. 14, 2016 by

SELECTED OVERVIEW OF PRESENTERS FROM THE CLARITY 2016 CONFERENCE PART ONE I recently attended my first Plain Language conference – the Clarity International conference in Wellington NZ. Of course the speakers at the Clarity 2016 conference were the key drawcard and highlight. In this edition I look at presentations by: Hannah Morgan Stone, Utilities Disputes Anniken Williamson, Agency for Public Management & eGovernment Caitlin Whiteman, Elemental Communications Joseph Kimble