Advanced Legal English Course

Advanced Legal English Course

Overview

The British Legal Centre is pleased to offer you the Advanced Legal English Course - it is the most complete course of legal English we have ever offered.

The course is based upon Pearson's latest and most up-to-date Legal English book, and is for:

  • Students attending University;
  • Legal and other professionals who wish to communicate effectively with their correspondents abroad – whatever their sector (law, accounting, or linguistics), whether they are an in-house counsel, notary, accountant, exporter, importer or translator.

This course is ideal for all those who wish to practice law on the international stage and is the most complete course of legal English we have ever offered.

The course comprises speaking, listening, reading, and writing for all types of legal texts and situations, from meetings to court proceedings. Click here to see the course and textbook e-brochure.

The course will help you overcome your legal English problems and expand your general legal skills and knowledge of essential contract and commercial law topics by dealing with the following 10 legal units (4 lessons in each unit):

Unit 1. Introduction to the English Legal System
Unit 2. Contract Law
Unit 3. Torts and Insurance Law
Unit 4. Business Structures
Unit 5. Company Law
Unit 6. Criminal Law
Unit 7. Property Law
Unit 8. Intellectual Property Law
Unit 9. Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Unit 10. International Commercial Transactions

The course is delivered by 40 live broadcast lessons of 45 minutes each, followed by written home-tasks. The lessons are recorded and can be viewed again for up to 12 months, for participants who may miss a live broadcast or wish to review the material. Click here to see the Advanced Legal English Course Syllabus.

At the end of the Advanced Legal English course, participants will be able to:

  • use legal vocabulary more accurately, concisely and effectively
  • communicate legal concepts and information in writing confidently and easily
  • write precise legal texts
  • participate easily in meetings, telephone calls, conferences, and negotiations
  • use legal English in discussions and presentations confident in their ability and knowledge
  • discuss commercial law topics confidently and knowledgeably.

Course includes

The course teaches a wide range of essential legal soft skills to deal with clients and perform standard legal work and there are many unique additional features to assist participants reach an advanced level of legal English ability and commercial legal knowledge, including:

  • case discussions on the leading cases relating to each of the 10 legal subjects covered
  • specialist ‘writing corner’ relating to real-world legal writing tasks
  • pronunciation tips for the complex ‘legalese’ Latin and Norman French words
  • annexes of legal documents for discussion, use and analysis during the lessons
  • audio tracks and texts for listening practice
  • interactive listening, speaking, reading and writing exercises
  • vocabulary quizzes
  • course certificate upon completion

The course is delivered by 40 live broadcast lessons of 45 minutes each, followed by written home-tasks. The lessons are recorded and can be viewed again for up to 12 months, for participants who may miss a live broadcast.

Course prices

Course type / Syllabus Video lessons with a lawyer Homework Start of a new course* Course price

Private*

Live one-to-one classes
Syllabus
40 private lessons/
45 min
Twice/week following each class To be confirmed individually

US$ 2,500.00

Group*

Live Broadcasts
Syllabus
40 group lessons/
45 min
Twice/week following each class Monday 1st August
at 3:00 PM
(UK time)**

US$ 1200.00

* To purchase the course-book please visit the website of Pearson Education:
https://www.pearson.it/opera/pearson/0-7371-legal_english?

** Kindly note that the Group lessons course will only take place if the minimum number of participants have enrolled. The course schedule is subject to change.