Times of Zambia – Follow client’s instructions, trainee lawyers urged

The Times of Zambia covered New Perimeter and Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education’s (ZIALE) five-day course for legal practitioners and students, where the goal was to equip participants with the principles of legal drafting and effective writing. George Chisanga, President of the Law Association of Zambia, stated that lawyers often face difficulties in understanding their clients’ instructions and that the training would assist local lawyers to capture clients’ information in a clearer way to help reduce disputes.

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