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Legal content writing is a form of technical writing employed to develop any content used in the legal industry. Thus, legal writing services include the analysis of fact patterns and presenting arguments in legal memos and briefs. A professional content writer who specializes in writing legal documents is known as a legal content writer.

What Does a Freelance Legal Writing Consultant Do?

Legal writers draft content and write legal documents, such as written arguments, letters and notices, appellate briefs, and others that are necessary for carrying out legal proceedings. They may also write content for legal publications and brochures, academic materials, legal newsletters as well as web content and news for legal issues. They will draft legal contracts, privacy policy terms, and write most other types of required legal documents.

Legal writers can be further classified into brief writers, legal analysts, legal correspondents, feature writers, and corporate writers. Brief writers perform research and draft briefs, motions, memorandums, and other legal documents whereas legal analysts may summarize case law and prepare news summaries. Legal correspondents report and analyze news regarding the legal industry whereas feature writers publish articles on legal topics across different media.

Legal writers also provide legal research services. These include identifying and retrieving information necessary to support legal decision-making. They are typically associated with publishing houses, magazines, law firms, and corporate houses, while a number of professionals also offer freelance services online. These professionals are always looking to get freelance projects in top freelance marketplaces like Guru.

When looking at legal writers for hire, make sure your freelancer can:

  • Prepare, analyze, and review a diverse range of legal agreements and documents.

  • Breakdown complex terminology into everyday, relevant content.

  • Continuously update and improve legal forms, documents, and contract databases.

  • Liaise with others professionals in the legal field to ensure the accuracy of all information.

Qualifications of a Freelance Legal Writer

It is ideal for your freelancer to have the following skills:

  • Professional education in paralegal studies or experience in legal administration

  • Familiarity with laws, legal procedures, and protocols of the particular place

  • Superior research skills

  • Exceptionally strong writing and legal citation skills

  • Logical reasoning skills

A legal writer should be trustworthy and maintain discretion and confidentiality when working for a specific client or firm.

When choosing a freelance legal writer, make sure to review a few sample legal writing projects undertaken by the writer in the past as it’ll give you a better idea about the capabilities of the writer.

Benefits of Hiring a Freelance Legal Content Writer

A freelance legal content writer can be hired to draft legal content across mediums and write legal contracts. They will have the necessary expertise to draft clear and precise content, ensuring effective communication.

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