The new edition, which is updated and expanded from 2008, will allow users to save time and money, reduce risk, and compete more effectively. The concise manual offers practical guidance and addresses the full range of issues relating to the language and layout of contracts. It also includes useful appendices and tables.
A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting, Third Edition is an essential resource for a wide range of legal and business professionals. These include solo and small firm general practitioners, who handle a broad range of contracts, from leases to separation agreements; big law associates, who draft mergers and acquisitions contracts; in-house lawyers, who overhaul the company’s template sales contracts; and judges, who try to make sense of confusing contract provisions.
Author Kenneth A. Adams is a consultant, writer and speaker on contract drafting. Adams is also a lecturer in law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and founder of Koncision Contract Automation, a developer of online document assembly contract templates. He blogs at Adams on Contract Drafting.
Title: A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting, Third Edition
Publisher: Business Law Section
Product Code: 5070661
Orders: 800-285-2221 or http://ambar.org/manualstyle
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