This course is a broad treatment of international Legal English in a various branches of law with emphasis on all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and understanding of spoken texts. It is also intended to prepare you the internationally recognized Cambridge International Legal English Certificate (ILEC).
Lawyers and legal support staff in law firms who need to improve their English-language skills for their work and/or require evidence of their English language competence. ILEC provides the often required certification of the ability to work or study in the legal field in an English-speaking country.
Workshop 1 Reading and Writing
(a) Advanced legal correspondence via letter and email to clients and lawyer colleagues.
(b) Writing memoranda and day-by-day legal documents
(c) Responding to a letter before action; drafting a letter summarizing options; client care letters, e.g. letters of advice; writing a letter defending or denying allegations made.
(d) Legal terminology accompanying your law focus and/or contract law, tort law, commercial law, real property law, EU law.
(e) Grammar and punctuation in the legal context.
Workshop 2 Speaking and Listening
(a) Understanding legal documents and other oral texts
(b) Communicating with English-speaking clients and lawyer colleagues abroad
(c) ‘Getting fit’ for meetings, negotiations, and discussions on legal topics
(d) Introduction to the language of English contracts
(e) Further grammar and language input in the legal context with feedback
(f) Intensive examination training for all four exam parts in accordance with Cambridge requirements
Areas of Law
Company law, contracts, employment law, sale of goods, real property law, intellectual property, negotiable instruments, secured transactions, insolvency law and competition law through the perspective of reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension of texts.
Sie erhalten fachmännische Unterstützung von einem Referenten, der bereits mehrere Jahre lang Workshops und Kurse in namhaften Kanzleien gehalten hat. Er ist mit Rechtsterminologie bestens vertraut und wird Ihnen mit Rat und Tat zur Seite stehen.
TEIL I: Sa 22.09.2012 (10-18 Uhr)
TEIL II: Sa 13.10.2012 (10-18 Uhr)
TEIL III (Prüfungsübungen): Sa 27.10.2012 (10-18 Uhr)
Kursgebühr: € 250 pro Tag.