Author : Michele M. Asprey “The idea that lawyers can – and should – write in plain language is not new. There have always been plain language lawyers. There just aren’t enough of them. The plain language movement in Australia has been with us for decades. Plain language has been taught in law schools in Australia […]
Published in The Clarity Journal 62 – 2009 Dr Robert Eagleson Down the centuries, lawyers have regularly been the butt of criticism and cruel jokes be- cause of the convoluted way they write. From certain perspectives these unfavourable judgements are appropriate and fair; yet, in over 30 years experience working closely with lawyers, I have […]
Florence Cols is a legal design expert at Droits Quotidiens since almost 10 years. Droits Quotidiens works for making law understandable and accessible for all by : (1) explaining rights and obligations in plain language; (2) creating visuals; and (3) helping professionals to rewrite their legal documents.