This competency requires a lawyer to possess strong oral and written communication skills to effectively represent clients and communicate professionally.
|CPD Tips: Oral and Written Communications, Analytical and Research Skills||Language is the lifeblood of legal work. As lawyers, we communicate with clients, the court, employers, other lawyers, office staff and many others.|
|Client Communication Toolkit: Client Service||Clients have a myriad of different needs and preferences, so there is no single right way to offer or provide legal services.|
|Client Communication Toolkit: Legal Fees||By highlighting common pitfalls, best practices and recent developments, our goal is to help you meet your clients’ expectations and achieve a more successful, satisfying practice for yourself.|
|Communicating with the Court||Lawyers frequently call the Practice Advisors’ Office to discuss the ethics of communicating with the court.|
|Simply Speaking||It’s hard not to fall into the legalese trap. From law school onwards, lawyers are conditioned to write and speak using academic language and legal terminology.|