1 Professional Skills

Contract Design for Lawyers: Enhancing Clarity and Compliance

Verity White
Verity White
Legal Director Checklist Legal
1 CPD Point
1 hour


Interactive and Video Content
Self-Paced Completion
On-demand and on Any Device
Receive Certificate of Completion


Learn how to craft clearer, more powerful and legally compliant contracts that build trust with clients and stakeholders.

This course is specifically tailored for lawyers looking for strategies to improve their contract design. While traditional contracts can be unwieldy and confusing, this course will equip you to craft contracts which are clear, transparent and user friendly.

You will learn practical techniques for redesigning and simplifying your contracts to make them clearer, more powerful and compliant. You will also have the opportunity to work through a contract redesign exercise using an example from your own context – giving you a tangible takeaway for your next contract design project. 


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Published: January 2024

Key takeaways

  • Leverage contract design to improve legal compliance, build trust and reduce risk
  • Practical tools and strategies to simplify your contracts, step-by-step
  • Assess whether your contracts will benefit from automation
  • Apply the framework provided in the course to kickstart your own contract design project.

Meet the expert

Verity White
Verity White
Legal Director Checklist Legal

Verity White is an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Law and the Legal Director at Checklist Legal, a B Corp certified law firm, that specialises in human-centred contract operations.

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  1. 5.0/5
    A++ Concise and very informative
    The course was well designed and fun to complete. It was nicely chunked down for easy learning, with some excellent tricks for retaining the information.
  2. 5.0/5
    A really useful course!
    A course I was waiting for, it provides a great structure and tools in ensuring various important matters are considered before drafting and designing the contract.
  3. 5.0/5
    Fantastic course!
    Design templates and explanations were clear and compelling.
  4. 5.0/5
    Loved this course - clear, simple, visual - (just like contracts should be!)
    Verity White is a contract whiz. The course contains practical tips and the theory behind them. Course content is easily digestible and very engaging!
  5. 4.0/5
    A solid review of contract practices
    A solid review of contract practices
  6. 5.0/5
    Great course
    very practical and look forward to implementing the tools I have learnt in my next contract review project
  7. 5.0/5
    This is comprehensive course.
    The course was informative and well presented.
  8. 5.0/5
    Amazingly clear and practical guide to continuous improvement for lawyers
    Verity has broken down the concepts and explains them in such a clear way and with an infectious enthusiasm for improvement.
  9. 4.0/5
    I thought the subject matter and approach was helpful.
    It is valuable to experience a legal presentation given in a positive and interesting way. I gained insights and tips that can definitely benefit my in-house practice.
  10. 5.0/5
    Very engaging and interesting
    Verity was excellent in presenting and kept the course presentation interesting.
  11. 5.0/5
    Excellent Course
    This course is great, has easy-to-follow content, and is well presented with superior examples one can use in their practice.
  12. 5.0/5
    Excellent course, very clear
    The videos were easy to understand and the speaker was very clear.
  13. 5.0/5
    This is one of the best CPD courses I have done to date.
    Verity's presentation was enthusiastic and motivating and the topics covered will assist me when I am undertaking contract reviews. Well done Verity!