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For drafting a stock purchase agreement for first few shots as a junior/mid level, how many billable hours spent are appropriate?

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I’m 9 years in and it still takes me the better part of two full days usually. Maybe I’m slow, but the initial cut of a purchase agreement is a slog.

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Depends how much work needs to be done to the form you’re starting with. Did the partner give you a sample they like? Do you need to make any changes to the transaction structure?

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Second the recommendation to use the drafting notes on Practical Law. It'll take you longer to draft but you'll produce a better work product.

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Ask the senior/partner

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