ClarkeKann Lawyers - 10 May 2018

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When a picture really is worth 1000 words – The "comic contract" movement

ClarkeKann Lawyers liken the Comic Book Contract movement to the next step of the plain English drafting movement. In addition to discussing the origin of the movement, they comment on the benefits and risks arising from comic contracts from a legal perspective. Comic Book Contracts provide a high level of engagement with employees. Further, they provide an alternative, effective method of communicating with employees with literacy difficulties or whose first language is not English.


However, the risk with Comic Book Contracts, as highlighted by ClarkeKann, is that Comic Book Contracts have not been tested in a court of law. As Comic Book Contracts have not been tested in court, it is uncertain how they will be interpreted

Period10 May 2018

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  • comic contracting
  • legal design
  • contract law