Irvin Taylor memorably said, “A brief should be luminous, not voluminous.” To write a winning brief, you must first winnow the issues. In law, the key skill is writing. At The Write House, we have been teaching legal writing for years. Participants at our writing workshops have assessed our programs as “EXCELLENT- should be required […]
Section 308 of the Constitution immunises the Nigerian President and Vice President, as well as state governors and their deputies, from civil and criminal proceedings, arrest, imprisonment, and court process. This means they cannot be sued or prosecuted for any wrong they do while in office. They cannot even be served with court process. They […]
The Bachelor of Laws (NOT Bachelor of Law or Bachelor in Law) degree is abbreviated as LLB or LL.B (NEVER L.L.B.). But many lawyers do not understand how come or why this strange abbreviation. Well, it comes from Latin. The Latin word lex means law. Its plural is legum. Creating an abbreviation for a plural, […]
At the legal-writing workshop organized by The Write House at Sheraton Hotel, Lagos, July 30-31 2014.
Your writing skills are your greatest asset in law business… Sir Francis Bacon said, “Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.” Good is the most critical and yet the rarest skill in law. Boost your writing skills by taking part in our legal-writing workshops. Legal Writing Fundamentals is […]
Today, there is little or nothing a lawyer can do without writing; for judges, absolutely nothing. Writing well is the most critical and yet the rarest skill in law. In his book, Legal Writing Fundamentals (2014), Chinua Asuzu, the CEO of the Write House and expert in legal writing, puts it this way: “Today’s legal […]
Legal Writing Fundamentals YOUR WRITING SKILLS ARE YOUR GREATEST ASSET IN THE BUSINESS AND DISCIPLINE OF LAW . . . Writing well is the most vital and yet the rarest skill in law. Good writing boosts your ethos and sets you apart as an especially sound professional. You can significantly upgrade your writing skills by […]