Archive for: February

London Members’ Meeting - October

London Members’ Meeting – October

Malachy Hargadon discussed the challenges of the plain language campaign within the European Commission at the London members meeting on 8 October. Malachy is an editor and Clear Writing Campaign co-ordinator in the European Commission. For more information on this and other London members’ meetings, please contact Daphne Perry, London Clarity […]


PLAIN conference, Dublin

PLAIN conference, Dublin

Congratulations to PLAIN and NALA (the National Adult Literacy Agency in Ireland) on a fantastic conference held in Dublin, Ireland.  For more information on the conference visit the PLAIN website.


15 September – London Members’ Meeting– Legislating at the European Central Bank

15 September – London Members’ Meeting– Legislating at the European Central Bank

At this meeting members heard about the challenges and successes involved in producing clear legislation at this European institution, from Charles Hagon, Head of Legal Revision Central Banking Section. A summary from the meeting is included below. Charles Hagon, an English solicitor and lawyer-linguist, speaks 8 languages and was Head […]


2 June – London Members’ Meeting – Choosing typefaces and fonts for clear communication

Paul Luna, Professor of Typography and Graphic Communication and former head of corporate design at Oxford University Press. When: 2 June,  8 – 9:30am Location: Central London For more information on this and other London […]


14 April – London Members’ Meeting – Drafting Hong Kong’s legislation in plain language

Eamonn Moran was Chief Parliamentary Counsel in Victoria for 8 years and then Law Draftsman in Hong Kong. He will describe his experience of promoting plain language in Hong Kong’s legislation. When: 14 April, 8 – 9:30 am Location: Central London For more information on […]


25 March – London Members’ Meeting – Clarification and easification of legislative drafting

In a joint event with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, we will explore whether a layered structure is a workable way to promote clarity in legislation and other documents. When: 2:30 – 5:30 pm Location: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London For more information on this and other […]


London Members’ Meetings programme released

The London Members’ Meeting programme is now available on our events page. For inquiries please contact Daphne Perry the Clarity Country Representative for the UK.


Clarity has a new Linkedin group

Are you interested in joining a discussion about plain language focussed on the interests of Clarity members? Then consider joining our new Linkedin group called Clarity - clear legal language. Find out more about the group here. Thanks for Daphne Perry, Clarity Country Representative UK for work on establishing the […]


Members’ Meeting notes now available

The papers and notes from the 21 January London Members’ Meeting on the Model Commercial Lease are now available from our events page.