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08Apr '20

Samaritans publish guide on writing about suicide and self harm

While it might be a rare occurrence to have to write about suicide or self harm in the context of law firm marketing, it is important to be extremely careful.

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12Mar '20

Legal copywriting and a focus on disability

The Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA) has turned its focus onto the need for law firms to improve access for clients and to ensure that information about accessibility is communicated in a helpful way on law firm websites.

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05Nov '19

Lawyer marketing resources – Plain English Campaign

A guide from the Plain English Campaign to give clients clarity in your legal content.

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14Jan '19

Mind your language – respect for people living with dementia

Private client lawyers, solicitors working in mental health law, law firm PSLs, marketing staff, and external copywriters will be interested in a best practice guide which highlights language to avoid when writing about people living with dementia.

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29Nov '18

100 wishes for peace this Christmas - from our legal content writers

In preparation for the Eccleshall Christmas tree festival we researched how to say peace in 100 different languages.

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24Jul '18

So, you want to be a writer … Sue Bramall (and Sue Durrell) led a careers workshop at Highclare School

On 20 June, Sue Bramall presented a careers workshop to students at Highclare Senior School in Erdington on the options available to anyone interested in pursuing a career which involves writing.

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06Jun '18

Book Review - Clarity for Lawyers, Effective Legal Language, by Mark Adler and Daphne Perry (first published in Professional Mar

“This book should be obligatory reading for every law student, every lawyer who would like to improve their communication skills, and every communications professional who works with lawyers.” Sue Bramall

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18May '18

Don’t let lawyers write the content for your law firm’s website (first published on Legal Futures)

“Our solicitors put lots of content on our website, but we don’t get much business from it”, said the managing partner of a law firm to me recently. Indeed, there was plenty of legal text on the website but there were several reasons why it was not yielding results.

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09Apr '18

Great Legal Content #1 - Abbreviations, acronyms and initialisms

Elon Musk described the excessive use of acronyms as ‘a significant impediment to communication’. Sue Bramall recaps the differences between an abbreviation, acronym and initialism.

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