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Online Course: Professional Legal English Language & Practical Skills Training

Online Course: Professional Legal English Language & Practical Skills Training

Language training with legal coaching and practice-oriented workshops for your daily professional life

 

Legal English for your daily professional life! In Lawbility’s Legal English Programme you will practice your professional legal English and legal English terminology in business situations. With guidance from English-speaking coaches you will engage in exercises geared toward handling situations that arise in your legal practice and learn how to competently and confidently use your legal skills in your professional life in Switzerland. These skills will boost your confidence in using legal English.

All modules take place via zoom on Tuesday evenings from 6.00 pm until 7.15 pm (September 2021) / Thursday evenings from 6.45 pm until 8.00 pm (January 2022).

See the complete course program and course dates in the download section.

With «Professional Legal Language Exam» (120 minutes in writing) on 3 September 2021 and in February and summer 2022. For more information click here.

 

Target audience

The course is aimed at: 

  • practicing lawyers in a law firm, in-house legal professionals and lawyers in the public administration or working at the court,

  • who have a good command of general English (skill level at least B1) and

  • with ideally first practical experiences in legal English.

 

Overview of content and value to you

Language Focus 

  • Training professional legal English in business situations and professional correspondence.

Legal Focus

  • Overview and examples of the application of Swiss and international legal terminology in English.

Practice Focus

  • Training in negotiation, drafting correspondence, and contracts (oral communication & legal writing).

 

Organization

(see the complete course program and course dates in the download section)

  • 10 modules 

  • The course language is English.

  • «Professional Legal Language Exam» (120 minutes in writing)

 

 

Coaches

Amy Jost

Jean-Luc Delli

Christophe Zimmerli

 

Costs

The course costs CHF 1,450 (for students and bar exam candidates CHF 1,150). The price includes your participation in the seminars and the course materials (incl. practical handbook / course book and legal English flashcards) excluding the «Professional Legal Language» Exam and Certificate.

 

Discounts

  • Early booking discount: individuals who register at least 30 days before the course starts receive a discount of CHF 50.

  • Group discount: individuals who register together receive a discount of CHF 20/person (2 individuals) or CHF 30/person (3 or more individuals).

  • Combination discount: individuals who register simultaneously for more than one event (courses, seminars, etc.) receive a discount of CHF 50/person.

  • Individuals preparing for the bar exam (during or after the internship) and doctoral students receive a discount of CHF 50/person.

 

Train your legal English. Demonstrate your lawbility!