Legislative drafting is the act of transforming government policies into written laws, with the aim of ensuring that legislation is clear, concise and understandable to those affected by it. Achieving this can be challenging as government policies often involves around many complex issues that are difficult to convey in a simple and everyday language.
Consistency is key in all aspects of drafting as these may including use of vocabulary, structure, language and style, and building sentences to convey the intended meanings. This highly interactive course will equip participants with a range of good drafting tools used to create well written legislation.
This program is designed for professional legislative drafters from drafting offices from around the world; policy experts employed in agencies not directly involved in drafting, but who want to be able to better work with their legislative drafting counterparts. Legal Officers and others who perform related functions will equally benefit from this program.
By the end of the program, participants will be able to:
- Draft legislation clearly and concisely
- Understand the principles of good legislative drafting techniques
- Use plain language
- Make laws more readable and understandable to those affected by them
- Amend outdated legislation
- Know common drafting mistakes and how to avoid them
|Green-Minds Hotel, Plot 764, Cadastral Zone B05, E. Ekukinam Street, Utako District, Abuja\\r\\n
||Aug 07 - 11 Aug, 2023
|Premier Inn London Stratford hotel, 9, International Square, Westfield Stratford City, Mountfitchet Rd, London E20 1EE\\r\\n, United Kingdom
||11 - 15 Sep, 2023
Registration: 08:30:am - 09:00:am
Class Session: 09:00:am - 04:30:am
Asije Philip 08029170491, 08068933608, 07087578814, 08051365946, 08145745664, 08184727337
Group discount available
ADEBAYO, BAMIDELE OLASEHINDE- B.Sc. (Political Science); LL. B; B.L; LL.M; PhD (in view); FCIS, ACIPMN, MNITD; MNIM, MIBA. Adebayo is a seasoned and experienced legal practitioner of nearly three decades work experience. Adebayo is a graduate of University of Lagos where he studied Law at first degree and Masters Levels with outstanding performance. He attended the Nigerian Law School and was called to the Nigerian Bar. Adebayo also studied Political Science at first degree level at the then Ondo State University (now Ekiti State University). Adebayo is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria and the United Kingdom. Adebayo, at different times in his working career, has worked with Negris Holdings Limited as the Company Secretary/ Legal Adviser; Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria as the Assistant Registrar (Marketing and Corporate Affairs) and later Deputy Registrar of the Institute. He also had a stint at Gani Adetola-Kaseem (SAN) Legal Practitioners as a Senior Counsel, among others. Adebayo is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and the International Bar Association, among many other professional bodies. He has facilitated in many workshops and Conferences. He will join others to share their experiences on this program.Manoj Nair Manoj Nair - A Solicitor Supreme Court England and Wales (NP), having over 20 years of experience in dealing with Corporate, Civil, Construction and Labour Laws. He has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of contract drafting, contract negotiations, contract/procurement management, project finance, risk management, outsourcing contracts, international commercial contracts, proposal writing, statement of work (SOW) and vendor management. He has till date conducted more than 150+ Corporate Trainings, having training Directors/Managers/Sr. Managers in India and abroad.He was admitted to the roll of advocates in December 1996 - from 1996 to 2000 he was worked with one of the leading law firms in India Mulla & Mulla Craigie Blunt and Caroe where he was exposed to contract, banking, and civil, corporate and commercial laws. He has worked with some big names in the corporate sector as advisor and consultant, during the year 2000 to 2003 like Central Bank of India, HSBC Bank, SCHIL Capital India Ltd (subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Bank), MAFCO, Mantri Group, Ceat Ltd, India Gillatine Ltd and many other companies. He was worked for MB holding LLC, Muscat Oman from 2003 to 2006 an Omani multinational company and was in involved in Advising and vetting transaction documents of value US$ 40 million with International Finance Corporation (IFC)). He gained international experience while working with MB and has travelled widely to countries like Malaysia, Norway, U.K, U.A.E, Qatar, Kuwait Yemen, Bahrain, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. He was Legal Counsel for Schlumberger in 2006-2008, which is the no.1 global engineering service company and has extensive experience dealing with tender, bids, proposals, RFP, RFQ, ITB and other contract documents- in the course of his employment with Schlumberger he was involved in some high-ticket contracts to the value of one billion US$. He has immense exposure and experience on topics like: -• Contract Management, • Managing Outsourcing Contracts, • Managing Construction Contracts, • EPC contracts, • FIDIC contracts, • Contract Negotiations, • Legal Project Management, • Anti-Money Laundering, • Anti-Bribery law, • Business Ethics, • Report Writing and Loan Documentation.