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Course Essential Legal Proofreading


Proofreading is an essential element in the production of error-free documentation. Good proofreading skills are about finding the techniques that work for you and habitually putting them into practice. The objective is to achieve 100% accuracy in your documents and correspondence.

This proofreading programme considers a number of practical techniques that will improve the accuracy of the documentation you produce and achieve a consistent approach. This course is essential for all trainee solicitors as it directly addresses aspects of all four PEAT2 outcomes.

Exclusively designed for trainees, this day course is designed to ensure accuracy and improve proofreading skills to minimise error, supervision time and redrafting.

Topics include:

  • Error elimination
  • Accuracy skills
  • Formatting issues and conventions
  • Punctuation
  • The apostrophe
  • Grammar basics and sentence structure
  • Correcting grammatical errors
  • Spelling
  • Incorrectly used words
  • References and citations
  • Drafting considerations

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6 hours


Non Member

(Excluding VAT)


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