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This is a library of guidelines, explanations, and examples to inspire and support you in exploring user-friendly approaches to contract simplification and visualization. Here we are dealing not so much with verbal content, there are plenty of good manuals and style guides out there to draft text that insulates the contract against litigation attacks. We focus on providing guidance and inspiration to present contracts so that they work better for their intended purpose and business audience. We want to support you in improving your contracts by helping you view your contracts through their users’ eyes, and organize, communicate, and visualize them so the users can find what they need, understand it, and use it.
1. the use of plain language + 2. layering away complexity (drill down into the details) + 3. aiding interpretation via visual aids =⛳️
Training people: We run plain English writing training for all workplace professionals. Editing documents: We edit content to be engaging and effective. Our expert editors can: -edit complex material in depth -develop templates, such as for briefing notes -evaluate individual documents, sets of reports or whole websites. Building our community: We champion transparent and ethical public language.
1) Why I have chosen how to design user-centric digital law as my thesis topic. 2) The most interesting concept of 'legal design'. 3) What it is, who does it and why it is so important?
The concept of Lawtoons is simple: to create interesting cartoons on laws for kids. Through storytelling and cartoons, we set ourselves on a journey to discover how laws affect us. With the potential to reach out to a large audience to create awareness about laws and rights, the Lawtoons expedition is about to embark!
What is Legal Design? It´s applying the methods of Design Thinking to legal matters. And what is Design Thinking? It's an approach to innovation and development of services or products that are productive, human-centred, multidisciplinary and collaborative.
Ideas that mimic an experience of the past in order to transport the user back into a bygone era, or use a new format to meet an old, sentimental need Tim Leberecht: The Business Romantic
The vast majority of Australians with a legal problem do not contact a lawyer - while this represents an access to justice crisis, it's also a market opportunity, one legal consultant says.
The law, like every powerful institution, needs engines of renewal and disruption, and design thinking fuels these engines.
Design thinking is an innovation methodology composed of a series of steps for generating options testing strategies and getting feedback.
Tax forms, credit agreements, healthcare legislation: They're crammed with gobbledygook, says Alan Siegel, and incomprehensibly long. He calls for a simple, sensible redesign -- and plain English -- to make legal paperwork intelligible to the rest of us.
How lawyers can be more creative in their daily practice; - How to reduce the access to justice gap while improving lawyers' lifestyle; - Legal design; - Contract sprints; and - The best tools to enhance innovation and creativity.
This is a great example of what in our view a Privacy Notice should look like... this is needed when you are collecting personal information about your subscribers/members/clients/customers, etc.
In the visualisation above you will find all [of the] elements, which you can use to navigate. You can click on the buttons 'legal' (the scale), Time, Money, Services & Liability...
We are pleased to have assisted Aurecon to create a visual employment contract. It is a legally enforceable contract in comic strip format, jargon-free with 4000 fewer words than the standard employment contract.
Most Australians don't read terms and conditions or other contracts, so lawyers are experimenting with comics, graphics and other ways to make them more understandable.