Legal Support Staff Training: Effective Business Writing: What Support Staff Need to Know

Tuesday, 11 June 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 10 May 2024 $112.00
Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

Professional Skills
12.00pm to 1.00pm Effective Business Writing: What Support Staff Need to Know

Good writing is clear thinking made visible.” – William Wheeler, journalist and author 

In this one-hour session you will cover the fundamental techniques of effective business writing and how using these techniques can improve the way you write and communicate with our key stakeholders.

  • What is effective business writing and why do we need to write this way?
  • Elements of effective business writing: audience, purpose, structure, language and design
  • Creating the right impression: reviewing our work for correct punctuation, spelling, grammar and house style

Presented by Suellen Thompson, Senior Manager, Knowledge Content & Projects, Herbert Smith Freehills

Presenters


Suellen Thompson, Senior Manager, Knowledge Content & Projects, Herbert Smith Freehills
Suellen Thompson Suellen is a qualified lawyer with a Masters in English Language who has been involved in precedents management, knowledge management and plain language training and coaching for over 20 years. Suellen has worked for and consulted to a number of Australia's major law firms and an international law firm in Hong Kong. Suellen has extensive experience in coaching lawyers where English is not their primary language, and has held senior knowledge management and learning and development roles in law firms in Australia and Asia, and served as a Non Executive Director on not for profit Boards.




This seminar is part of a series

Legal Support Staff Training

Tailored especially for legal support staff and executive assistants, this annual series will provide you with invaluable insights and best practice guidance to thrive in your day-to-day. Learn how to reduce and prevent stress and recognise the difference between stress and burnout. Receive important tips on effective business writing and communication. Understand the ethical dilemmas that you may encounter in a busy practice including how to tactfully approach them. Master personal productivity and learn how to harness technology and automation. 

 

Description

Attend and earn 5 CPD units in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.

 

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Legal Support Staff Training: Effective Business Writing: What Support Staff Need to Know

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Tuesday, 11 June 2024
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