Business writing

Business writing

Business writing that’s accurate, robust and readable. This course offers planning, writing and style techniques for high quality professional communications.

This business writing course is for lawyers who want to improve the accuracy, style and structure of their professional writing.

Who is it for?

Recommended for anyone working in a law firm.

  • PSC Elective accredited
  • PEAT 2 accredited

Course content


E-learning overview

Clients love lawyers who write well, speak their language, and give clear advice.

This business writing course covers some simple techniques you can use to make your writing more reader-friendly.

We are all creatures of habit and changing the way you write isn’t always easy. But if you follow the techniques we recommend then you will write faster and more effectively.

Course Content

The course has four modules

  1. Planning
  2. Writing paragraphs
  3. Writing sentences
  4. Tone of voice


As a result of this course, you will be able to:

  • communicate more effectively, both internally and externally when writing
  • understand the importance of planning and structure when writing
  • use ‘tone’ to create emphasis and improve sentence structure


2 hours


Anyone working in a law firm wanting to improve their writing skills


PSC Business Writing
Doug is an excellent trainer, and really applies the materials to our circumstances. The breakout rooms and engagement levels that Doug encourages are really useful to put the content into perspective.
Womble Bond Dickinson
October 2023
I really enjoyed the course. Peter is a great instructor and kept me engaged throughout the whole session.
PSC Business Writing
The resources and examples were useful and the tasks were engaging. Doug was excellent.
White & Case
August 2023
Course was excellent - just the right level, not patronising and will help me to improve my writing without a doubt.
PSC Business Writing
[The] trainer gave helpful examples and tailored the course to our roles [and] interesting anecdotes to remember key points.
Pinsent Mason
February 2023

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