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The importance of plain language in the legal profession

Monday, July 30, 2018 @ 1:20 PM | By Miriam Anbar

Drafting is typically a key aspect of a lawyer’s job. For employment lawyers in particular, a poorly drafted employment agreement can come at a major cost for your client. At the same time, a well drafted employment agreement and termination provision can save your client tremendous costs.

In recent years, we have seen courts throw out a variety of termination clauses on the basis that they were deficient and unenforceable.

An agreement drafted in pure legalese will often result in parties not understanding their obligations, leading...