Day: October 31, 2017

For clarity’s sake, keep contracts simple

The construction industry is not known for the simplicity of its projects. And it certainly isn’t known for the simplicity of the documents which describe those projects – technical specifications and legal conditions are long, complex and hard to understand. The recent Robin Rigg windfarm case provides a stark warning

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Accuracy, brevity and clarity

The rule for simplicity is neatly espoused by Joseph Pulitzer: Put it to them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light As a lawyer and maths graduate,

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