Masterclass in Legal Drafting

Course Overview

The course is designed to provide students with the requisite skills required to identify legal issues, draft statement of claims and other pleadings necessary for the early years in practice. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature, function, and value of pleadings 
  • Understand how to draft a full range of pleadings and other documents from simple to complex, in civil and criminal proceedings, using precedents appropriately 
  • Draft documents that are written in clear grammatical English, correctly spelt and appropriately punctuated, in a style that is fluent and concise, and appropriate to the document 
  • Analyse and set out the material facts and tell a clear story, identifying the material issues and omitting all immaterial matters 

About ALA Academy

ALA is a professional development arm of Brickfields Asia College and primarily focuses on bridging the gap between a formal legal education and what is required from the legal industry. We seek to provide an avenue where law students and aspiring legal practitioners can equip themselves with the necessary skill sets upon setting foot into the legal industry. ALA collaborates with industry professionals to provide focused and practical programmes ranging from more advanced and in-depth Pro-Plus courses to Bootcamps, Masterclasses, Advocacy Prep Sessions, Workshops, Webinars and Career Fairs which are directed more towards budding law students and young practitioners. Additionally, we also run the ALA Value Add Course that are conducted year-round for students.

All ALA courses will be awarded by Brickfields Asia College 

About Brickfields Asia College

BAC has been offering top quality tertiary education since 1991 and has a proven track record of producing excellent results for our various programs. Our students have consistently won top globally-recognised academic awards for the subjects of Business and Law.

Who should attend:

  • Law students interested in improving their drafting skills
  • Legal practitioners and support staff
  • Those interested in expanding their knowledge
  • Industry Professionals, Managers & Executives
  • Participants are also required to bring along their laptops during this course. (Please avoid bringing work laptops that may limit your access to external domains)

Course Modules

  • General 
  • Pleadings - Contract 
  • Drafting a Statement of Claim and Defence 

H R Dipendra

Partner, RDJ Law

Dipendra is a Partner leading the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Practice Group at RDJ-Law. He is well versed in civil, commercial and banking litigation and has vast experience in the various stages of dispute management in both Court and arbitration proceedings. He has advised clients on diverse areas of law such as breach of contract, banking and finance, breach of directors’ duties, fraud and negligence, insolvency litigation, shareholders disputes, libel and slander, and construction disputes. Dipendra’s expertise includes advisory work, strategy advocacy and conducting hearings and trials before the Courts, arbitral tribunals, as well as appeals before the Appellate Courts. His expertise includes conduct of enforcement actions, including committal proceedings and other modes of execution within and outside Malaysia. 

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