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 Frustrated, confused or just unsure about your contracts? Help is at hand!

This is a  book for second-language speakers dealing with English-language contracts.

If you need to work with contracts in English and want to be able to better understand, develop, draft, amend and work with such agreements, this is probably a book for you. It is a short and concise no-nonsense guide to the key points and is intended to give a quick overview of the subjects of both law and language.  The book is intended for lawyers, business people, contract managers, translators and anybody who is forced to confront Legal English in his/her day-to-day work.

Subjects in the revised 2nd edition include:

  • What exactly is a “contract”?
  • Essential Elements
  • Contract Formation
  • Consideration
  • Drafting and Interpretation
  • Boilerplates
  • Force Majeure
  • Language
  • Liability
  • Penalties and Liquidated Damages
  • Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
  • Problems with Translations
  • Warranties and Guarantees

The book can be bought online at

Published in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Denmark