In case you missed it, here is a link to an article in last week’s Law Society Gazette, the journal of the Law Society of England and Wales.
The article is titled Adams v Anderson on Contract Drafting. It takes the form of a discussion between IP Draughts and Ken Adams, the author of the leading work A Manual of Style on Contract Drafting (American Bar Association, 3rd edition, 2013). Ken also runs a popular blog.
The article covers such diverse issues as the horrors of US-drafted contracts, the madness of English judges, the personal qualities of the famous UK sitcom couple, Terry and June, and our hopes for the future of contract drafting.
Although the article may suggest otherwise, Mr Adams and IP Draughts actually agree on most aspects of contract drafting. IP Draughts was very pleased to be able to facilitate him runnng his one-day seminar, Drafting Clearer Contracts, through the Faculty of Laws of University College London. The seminar has run for the last two years, has been very well received, and shows every sign of being a long-term, annual fixture.
Correspondence on the content of the article may be addressed to Mr Adams.