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Posted on Sep 11, 2017 in General, Seminars

Legal work has changed dramatically over the last two decades. Not only the developing areas of  IT and IP law, human rights, data protection and privacy rights and international law have confronted us with challenges. But also how  we work. My leather desk diary has long beeen replaced by an electronic component to office software. Letters and documents sent by post are becoming very scarce. Even faxes are in rapid decline. Emails and IT data...

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Having Translation Nightmares ? German Law Contracts in English

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 in Background, General, Lawspeak, Seminars

Translators beware! Your time is running out… Last chance for this year! On 28-29th April I will be holding a specialist two-day workshop designed not only for lawyers but also for translators and all those working with commercial contracts in English. The meeting is intended to deal with the language and legal problems encountered when trying to put German contracts into English. (Not all the answers are in the internet or the...

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2017 Nürnberg Seminars

Posted on Jan 20, 2017 in Background, General, Lawspeak, Seminars

As the New Year starts to run away from us, I thought it would be a good time to put out a reminder of upcoming seminars I am organising in 2017 in Nürnberg. In response to numerous requests, we have developed a three-part set of one-day seminars on Legal English designed for trainees and paralegals. The first of the sessions will be at the end of March 2017. If somebody in your office is interested in extending or refreshing their Legal...

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Contracts in English: 3rd Edition

Posted on Nov 29, 2016 in Background, Bugg’s Boilerplate, General, Lawspeak, Seminars

 It’s finally here! It may have been a bit optimistic of me to announce way back in September that a 3rd edition of Contracts in English was already out there to buy. However, I am promised by the publishers that Santa has now indeed flown in the first printed copies in advance for your Christmas stockings! (There is even a special version for Australian readers. You can all enjoy this version by simply holding the book upside down.)* So,...

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Masterclass on Contract Update 2016

Posted on Nov 3, 2016 in Background, General, Lawspeak, Seminars

Dear Contract People, For those of you interested in updating your contract skills and know-how, I am holding the annual Masterclass Contracts in English Update seminar for 2016 in Nürnberg on 2-3 December. You can find more information and registration details at the following link: http://augustinbugg.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/AB_SeminarFlyer_2-3December2016_LY03.pdf Again, we will be meeting in the delightful Victoria Hotel snuggled...

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