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Contracts Law in common law jurisdictions (UK & USA)

Contract law is a pillar of the common law system.

A practitioner needs to have an understanding of contract law as it is the basis and interlinks in many other areas such as Conveyancing, Commercial Transactions and Employment Law and so on. 239 more words

Teaching summarizing to LLM students: Some recent thoughts

As I’ve discussed in a previous post, teaching LLM students to summarize can be deceivingly difficult. Summarizing requires control of language as well as an intuitive understanding of what is expected the relevant audience in a summary. 1,163 more words

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Bridget Jones filmed at UK Supreme Court

Legal English Language Training frequently uses The UK Supreme Court for classes and tours to show students around the top appellate court in the United Kingdom. 190 more words

Legal English

Reading Support in Law School

We recently decided to set up a Reading Support program for our LLM students. This was in response to a recent conversation I had with a student I had taught in our summer course who is now full swing into our LLM coursework. 350 more words


Drafting commercial contracts and legal documents

​The London School of Legal English remains the world’s number one provider of courses in Legal English with a range of classes for lawyers, in-house counsel and legal practitioners which are designed to enhance your knowledge in this fascinating area of English. 288 more words

Legal English

The Best Legal English Course

As an international Lawyer (where English is not one’s first language) it is important to have knowledge of Legal English because when you work as a lawyer you have to deal with cross border transactions where Legal English is used frequently. 221 more words

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Conference - Legal English, EULETA, Zurich, Switzerland

The 2016 biennial EULETA (European Legal English Teachers’ Association) conference will take place at Winterthur, near Zurich, Switzerland from 30 September to 2 October 2016. 56 more words