Plain language training at Victoria Law Foundation

Would you like tips on how to produce legal information or legal documents that are understandable the first time, every time? Or are you a law student looking to improve your writing skills for your studies and future career? Then register for one of our plain language training sessions.

The foundation’s plain language training consists of a series of workshops for lawyers, legal professionals and law students who want to improve their communication skills. Our goal is to share our plain language knowledge and expertise broadly across the legal and community sectors to improve the legal information available to Victorians.

Plain language training intensive

Who is this for?
For anyone who produces information about the law and legal system in Victoria, including lawyers and community legal education workers. These sessions are very popular and get booked out early. Priority is given to those providing community legal education and those from the community sector.

What will you learn?
This session is an all-day workshop offering an overview of the principles of plain language and practical advice to ensure your writing is clear, engaging and easily understood by your intended audience.

Cost?
These seminars are free.

Student plain language training

Who is this for?
Students currently studying for a Bachelor of Laws degree or a Juris Doctor.

What will you learn?
How to write clearly and effectively to best communicate your message to a specific audience. This training most benefits law students wanting tips on assignment writing and more senior students who are looking to develop skills for the workplace.

Cost?
These seminars are free.

For more information on our plain language training, contact our plain language team on (03) 9604 8100 or email.

If you’re interested in plain language, check out our plain language resource database which hosts the best plain language resources from Australia and overseas – research, guidelines and practical advice.

This page was last updated on June 06, 2017