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Professional Legal English Language & Practical Skills Training

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.

 

Courses in Zurich next to Zurich main station from 2 May to 11 July 2019 on Thursday evenings from 19:45 to 21:15

With «Professional Legal Language Exam» (120 minutes in writing) on 18 July 2019, from 19:00 to 21:00. For more information click here.

 

Course Dates

  • 02.05

  • 09.05

  • 16.05

  • 23.05

  • 06.06

  • 13.06

  • 20.06

  • 27.06

  • 04.07

  • 11.07

 

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

All 10 modules take place on Thursdays from 7:45p.m.-9:15p.m. (just a few minutes walking distance from Zurich main station). For the exact course dates, see the course plan in the download section.

 

Coach

Kathrin Weston Walsh

 

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!