Contract Drafting Skills: Advanced Contract Drafting Techniques and Best Practices

Date: Mar 6, 2024 - Mar 6, 2024

CPD hours: 2 Hours

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Nicolene Schoeman-Louw

In today's dynamic business landscape, mastering the art of contract drafting is paramount.


In today's dynamic business landscape, mastering the art of contract drafting is paramount for long-term success in legal practice.   

Contract drafting is a multi-faceted skill that requires a blend of strategy, legal knowledge, risk management, communication skills, attention to detail, and adaptability. It is a craft that evolves alongside changes in law, technology, and business practices. 

You are invited to join Nicolene Schoeman-Louw on 6 March 2024 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a in-depth webinar exploring the nuances and art of drafting contracts.  

Learning objectives 

  Attending this webinar will equip you with the following skills:  

  • Knowledge of how to utilise unambiguous language to articulate each provision of a contract.  

  • Understand how to customise contracts to the specific needs and characteristics of the parties involved, as well as the nature of the transaction or relationship. 

  • The ability to conduct a comprehensive risk analysis to identify potential issues and uncertainties, and draft provisions that allocate risks appropriately. 

  • Produce drafts that are not only well-received by clients but also aligned with their expectations. 

  • Develop the ability to establish and maintain effective client relationships for long-term partnerships.    


  The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • The critical role of taking instructions.  

  • Effective planning around the draft . 

  • Understanding the client's design requirements.  

  • Using clear and precise language. 

  • Minimising the risk of breach. 

  • Tailoring to specific needs: 

  • Industry-specific regulations and standards. 

  • Thorough risk analysis. 

  • Anticipate and address potential future events. 

  • Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. 

  • Dynamic contracting.  

About the presenter 

Nicolene Schoeman-Louw  

Nicolene Schoeman-Louw is the Founder and Managing Director of Schoeman Law Inc in Cape Town, South Africa. She is an admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, Conveyancer, Notary Public and Mediator with a passion for assisting entrepreneurs to reach their most ambitious goals.  

Nicolene holds an LLB degree cum laude, LLM from the University of the Free State and a postgraduate diploma in financial planning (CFP) from the University of Stellenbosch. She lectured at the University of the Free State during her studies, presently guest-lectures at Stellenbosch Business School. She also presents seminars and workshops on a wide range of legal topics for various organizations. Nicolene is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of PocketAdvisor where she also doubles up as a skilled facilitator.   

Who should attend? 

  The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar:  

  • Practising attorneys.  

  • Candidate attorneys.  

  • Paralegals.  


  • R 450.00 - Online admission - Individual.  

  • Group Price 1 - From R184 per person (up to 5 users)  

  • Group Price 2 - From R121 per person (up to 10 users)  

  • Group Price 3 - From R109 per person (over 11 users)  

Additional material 

  By attending this webinar you will be provided with:  

  • A summarised slide presentation.  

  • Reference documents and/or course material where available.  

  • You can ask questions during the webinar and you will also have access to the presenter after the webinar. 

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