Structuring the facts
The key considerations in structuring the facts section of your document and why logic, significance, and chronology are important.
In Tutorial 1, we looked at structuring and outlining your document and noted that, while there are a number of possible structures for any advice document, your document’s audience and purpose should ultimately determine your structure. And we saw that an advice document for a client is likely to contain these six elements:
- Introduction / opening
- Facts, known and assumed
- Issues, or questions presented
- Brief, or short, answers
- Discussion (including your analysis of the law and its application to...