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The Delta Model: A Framework for Reimagining the Legal Profession Pipeline

Delta Model is an agile competency model for the 21st-century legal professional that reflects and visualizes a more holistic set of knowledge and skills. To be sure, this model and set of knowledge and skills won’t address decades, if not centuries, of flaws overnight.

How to Write an International Commercial Arbitration Agreement

Successfully crafting an international commercial arbitration agreement requires the writer to incorporate certain fundamental elements into the text.

Key Insights to Match and Draft an Agreement Under Common Law and Civil Law

Whenever a transcontinental commercial opportunity or a business operation is expected to take place, one of the core challenges to face from the legal counselling standpoint relies on the need to match the parties’ legal frameworks into one single agreement. This task is usually taken to the next level when the parties’ law families differ from each other. That is, when Common Law and Civil Law frameworks are to convene.

How to Draft Better SaaS Contracts

San Francisco based tech and IP attorney, Victor Wang, will lead us through a 60-minute discussion and Live Q&A.

Lawyers Need to Share the Technology Love

If you’re like most lawyers, you love your smartphone. Some might even call it romantic love. We bring our smartphones everywhere. According to the latest stats, most lawyers probably spend more time looking at their smartphones than they do talking to their friends.

Maximize Lawyer Value and Minimize Billable Hours

Legal services are too often a black box. You don’t know what your lawyer is doing. The lawyer doesn’t know enough about what you need. A few phone calls here, a few drafts there, and a few weeks later you have a mediocre work product, a fatty hourly bill, and you learned nothing to arm your team for the future.

Practical Drafting Tips for the Rookie Contract Lawyer

Contract drafting is a mixture of art and skill.  Effective contract drafting is concise, precise, and unambiguous.  Instead of the persuasiveness of a legal brief, contract drafting is a matter-of-fact memorialization of the parties’ understandings.

A General Counsel in the Middle East and Elsewhere

I filed a claim against a large company for not paying for the custom work my client had completed for them. Although there isn’t a one-size-fits-all description for this position, the General Counsel of a GCC company can expect to wear multiple hats as the owners of the company can tend to hold a very diversified investment portfolio.

Some Insight on Force Majeure in Israeli Contract Law

The Israeli legal system, like many of its counterparts around the globe, is struggling to wrap its head around the legal implications of the COVID-19 crisis.

Agile or Waterfall: Balancing Legal and IT needs with Acceptance Criteria

The success of any project depends on the ability of a development team to meet their client’s needs

In Egypt: In view of Corona, the difference between force majeure and emergency circumstance, concerning the contractual obligations

This pandemic is an emergency circumstance, which causes the debtor to be exhausted from carrying out its obligation.

My Law School Marathon

“graduate school is expensive, and I have a paying job.”

Fifty (50) Tips for Drafting Contracts

These tips apply to writing all kinds of contracts: sales contracts, lease agreements, employment contracts, licensing agreements. You name it.

“Should I Stay or Should I Go” – Retail Lease Assignment, Sublease and Termination Considerations

This article discusses these various options from a retail landlord and retail tenant perspective, with apologies to those who can’t get the following tunes “out of their head.”

Rediscover the Risk Shifting Power of Indemnity Clauses

Learn how to draft a clause that will protect your client from unexpected, future financial expenditures.

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Kanye West's Contract in Plain English

It’s hard to think of anything more frustrating than signing on to a contract that, turns out, you didn’t understand at all. Kanye West felt this frustration over one of his music contracts. He posted his contract publicly to show what he meant. Contract drafting expert Ross Guberman touches on necessary and unnecessary language, why this conversation is important, and how to implement these tactics in any industry.

Independent Contractor Agreement from Red Lion Hotels Corp

The independent contractor agreement is one of the most common contracts seen in business today. We will see even more of them as the labor market changes, which means we really need to get them right. In this episode of the Contract Teardown Show, we shine a light on the deceptively simple independent contractor agreement.