Legal English

Minimum entry level: Intermediate

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Course description

In today’s globalised marketplace, companies are increasingly working internationally. Exposure to foreign legal systems and legislative processes is becoming commonplace, and international lawyers are now expected to communicate successfully in English using the appropriate legal language and terminology. Our Legal English course will provide you with the set of English language skills you need to succeed as a legal professional. As well as focussing on legal English you will also learn to communicate effectively in both formal and informal situations.


Course outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:

– Communicate successfully in English using appropriate legal language and terminology
– Develop writing skills for letters of advice and contracts 
– Understand and use the necessary functional language for legal meetings and negotiations
– Give legal advice


Sample syllabus

– Company law: company formation and management. Capitalisation
– Contracts: contract formation, remedies, assignment and third-party rights
– Employment law
– Real Estate law
– Intellectual property
– Negotiable instruments
– Secured transactions
– Competition law