Create advanced first drafts in half the time with our automated drafting tool, available on 150 documents.
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Create advanced first drafts in half the time.
FastDraft helps you to create documents faster by using shortcuts such as importing data from your existing projects, your contacts or from Company’s House. It’s available on 150 documents and it’s free as part of a Practical Law subscription.
A recent survey showed that 65% of users saved 40% or more of their drafting time by using FastDraft.
"FastDraft enables us to turn around complex agreements at speed and without compromising accuracy or quality. Once again, Practical Law has designed something that makes you question how you managed without it."
By making a few important choices up front and entering key data, you can quickly create a focused, honed first draft. FastDraft shares information from one document across a suite of relevant documents, allowing you to produce ancillary documents at the touch of a button. You can see how the system works and the benefits it provides by viewing this demonstration
Fastdraft is free to existing subscribers. You must be logged in with your unique username and password to use it. If you do not have one, or would like a reminder, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our training team can help your organisation get the most out of FastDraft, including:
Yes. Data is encrypted by secure socket layers (industry-standard for securing data from browser to server) and kept in a secure industry-strength database. For full details on security, hosting and other matters, click here.
No. FastDraft is an internet application and does not require anything to be installed locally.
FastDraft provides sets of pre-authored automated documents: in other words, we have automated our standard documents. You do not have to do any additional authoring work to use them.
Yes, if your firm also subscribes to FirmStyle.
Yes. You can save all documents in your document management system because they are standard Microsoft Word documents.
Create and share your own notes on resources.
Annotation lets you create and maintain your notes on our resources and share these annotations securely with colleagues. It’s free as part of a Practical Law subscription.
Annotation uses a simple text-editor interface. Your notes can be as detailed or brief as you like and you can be safe in the knowledge that they can only be viewed by people in your organisation.
Annotation is simple to set up. To get started, please e-mail email@example.com
If you would like a short demonstration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
FirmStyle delivers Practical Law standard documents in your house style at a fraction of the cost of doing the conversion work internally. Get client-ready documents without having to fiddle with formatting.
FirmStyle is included as part of a Practical Law subscription and can be set up in just 48 hours using our simple online application. Please contact us for further information about getting started.
Complete our simple online application process and within 48 hours you and your colleagues can download any Practical Law standard document, pre-formatted to your organisation's house style.
Choose from more than 150,000 variations allowing you to customise your logo, address, font type and size, numbering style, contents, phrasing of introduction and execution clauses and more.
Your clients expect a certain amount of insight for free and providing generic advice to prospects can help you win business. But producing regular content for business and practice development can be time-consuming, especially without access to a professional support team.
PLC Briefing provides you with regular checklists, written for non-lawyers in private companies, which you can top and tail and publish on your website or send to clients and prospects. Each month, we send out new checklists in our PLC Briefing e-mail. Click here to view how you can use PLC Briefing.
We also offer a set of 50 core checklists, which we continually update to reflect changes in law. Please see below for the full list.