Legal English

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Master the tools you need to work in the field of International Law

In an increasingly globalised work context, the Legal English course is essential for Law professionals whose mother tongue is not English and who wish to broaden their professional horizons and practice internationally.

This course provides you with the tools to master the fundamental concepts of Common Law and to be able to work with clients, suppliers and professionals in the area of international law using the specific terminology of Legal English.

 

After the course I will be able to...

  • Deal with clients, suppliers and professionals in an international law environment
  • Participate in legal meetings, negotiations and discussions
  • Express clear opinions using the right legal terms
  • Understand the fundamentals of Common Law
  • Understand and elaborate legal texts: reports, contracts, corporate documents, memos, etc.

Course contents

  • Legal English: basic concepts
  • Common law
  • The legal system
  • Employment
  • Contracts
  • Company law
  • Real property
  • Remedies
  • Sale of goods
  • Competition law
  • Business associations
  • Debtor creditor
  • Negotiable instruments
  • Environmental
  • Intellectual property
  • Secured transactions
  • International law
  • Family law

Preparation for TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) (optional)

NOTE: the syllabus can be adapted to the students' needs and insterests and cover some of all of the points above.

Practical information

Delivery
  • Face-to-face
  • Virtual (Skype/videoconference)
Levels
  • Introductory: B1+
  • Upper intermediate/Advanced: B2-C1
Length
  • 3 months
  • 4 months
  • Yearly