Sometimes you can communicate by email rather than letter. You may even be able to send legal documents as attachments to an email rather than by post. In either case, you will need to think carefully about what you will say in the email. For a helpful tool to use when writing an email, see Checklist: Writing emails and faxes.
Whether you are writing a legal agreement or an email, here are some general tips that will help you to improve your writing skills: Focus on your reader. Think about who will read it and what information they want. Consider whether they want back-up detail as well as upfront recommendations.
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How to Draft Legal Correspondence. 1. Prepare to write your letter. Before you begin writing, think about your audience, what you need to say, and what tone of voice you should use. If you are responding to a letter, telephone call, or other message, you should have that message or letter in front of you. If you are describing a client’s position or how a certain law applies to a situation.Read More
To write effective emails, first ask yourself if you should be using email at all. Sometimes, it might be better to pick up the phone. Make your emails concise and to the point. Only send them to the people who really need to see them, and be clear about what you would like the recipient to do next. Remember that your emails are a reflection of your professionalism, values, and attention to.Read More
I have been writing emails professionally for clients for around 10 years. Here are my best tips for getting your emails opened, read and responded to every time. 1. Don't waste the subject line.Read More
Writing an email. Emails, whether for business or social reasons, are usually written in a more informal style than letters. You should always give your email a Subject, which should summarise its purpose in a few words. The conventions for starting business emails vary, although it is quite common to use first names for both business and personal emails if you know the recipient. It is not.Read More
In keeping your emails professional and in memo-like form, you should not encounter any legal issues because of their content. Many corporate businesses and small businesses have seen the benefits of using email. It is a convenient way to communicate quickly and to a large volume of employees and customers. However, legal issues should be considered when using email for business purposes, and.Read More
The legal basis for out-of-court late payment reminder letters by companies, lawyers, and credit bureaus is found in the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998. Trading Standards oversees the implementation of these regulations. If your dunning procedure is unsuccessful, and it is necessary to bring your claim to a court, the.Read More
The law even allows for the electronic notarization of legal documents. The most important consequence is the fact that consumers can now “sign” contracts over the Web by simply pushing a button, clicking a link, or completing some other simple action. This means that two parties can negotiate, sign and exchange copies of a contract without ever meeting face to face, signing a physical.Read More
The email disclaimer you use depends on the legal aspects that are important to your organization. Adding disclaimers to email, sent both externally and internally, helps to minimize legal exposure. Issues like defamation, misdirected emails and unintended contract formations make disclaimers important to have. Also, regulations are in place that require an email disclaimer to be added by law.Read More
Here’s how to write an email that people will actually want to respond to, including a template and example you can use. Imagine being the partner at law firm. You're bombarded with emails from hopeful future employees all day long. They're generic, they're impersonal, and—worst of all—they're asking for jobs out of the blue. Do you respond? (Our guess is no!) Yet, despite its.Read More
Legal correspondence forms an important part of the day-to-day work of a lawyer, particularly since the advent of the email. It is often assumed that emails are less formal than letters. However, in reality, the required degree of formality will invariably depend on factors such as the relationship of the writer with the recipient, the level of seniority of the recipient and the subject matter.Read More