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BARBRI CERTIFICATE

IN LEGAL ENGLISH

Barbri Certificate in Legal English allows you to learn Legal English affordably, at your own pace and on your own schedule.

By the end of the full BARBRI Certificate in Legal English package, you will have developed skills to:

  • Understand, at a high level, U.S. and U.K. legal systems
  • Effectively use international legal systems by learning the essentials of international arbitration as an international lawyer advising your clients on cross-border disputes
  • Analyze contracts, legal communications and other legal documents
  • Understand case law fundamentals and essential legal terminology in common law jurisdictions
  • Draft clear and effective legal letters, contracts and court documents in English
  • Draft clear and effective contract clauses
  • Draft memorandums for senior partners or opposing counsel
  • Understand and apply ethical rules of the day-to-day practice of law in the U.S. and U.K.

The BARBRI Certificate in Legal English is well suited for non-native English-speaking professionals in the legal services industry including, lawyers, law students, paralegals, legal assistants, law clerks, and other legal services personnel. However, all course materials are in English so candidates must have reasonable written and spoken English language

Course Objectives:

  • Learn strategies to effectively interview clients in English
  • Identify ethical implications of communicating with clients in English
  • Understand common problems lawyers face when speaking with each other in English
  • Learn and use common terminology associated with speaking with other lawyers in English

 

BARBRI LEGAL ENGLISH ONLINE COURSE OUTLINE:

UNIT 1

LAW AND LEGAL CULTURE IN ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRIES

 

  • Lesson 1.1/ Introduction to Law and legal culture in English-Speaking Countries
  • Lesson 1.2/ Cultural depictions of lawyers

UNIT 2

USING INTERNATIONAL LEGAL SYSTEMS TO RESOLVE TRANSNATIONAL DISPUTES

 

  • Lesson 2.1/ How Common Law Legal systems Function
  • Lesson 2.2/ Sources of Common Law
  • Lesson 2.3/ The International Commercial arbitration Legal System

UNIT 3

Reading Legal English

  • Lesson 3.1/ Reading Emails
  • Lesson 3.2/ Reading Contracts
  • Lesson 3.3/ Reading Cases

UNIT 4

Writing Legal English

  • Lesson 4.1/ Writing Emails
  • Lesson 4.2/ Drafting Contractual Clauses
  • Lesson 4.3/ Drafting an informal Legal Memorandum
  • Lesson 4.4/ Drafting a Formal Memorandum

UNIT 5

Speaking Legal English

  • Lesson 5.1/ Interviewing Clients in English
  • Lesson 5.2/ Representing Clients Using English
  • Lesson 5.3/ Speaking with Other Lawyers in English

FORMAT

Online course material covering approximately 35-40 total learning hours. Each unit progresses in difficulty and you must complete one unit to move on to the next.

ACCESS

Access to all materials for 3-months after purchase

 

 

CERTIFICATE

You will receive a certificate of completion when you have finished all 5 units of the course.

 

BE CERTIFIED

BARBRI CERTIFICATE IN LEGAL ENGLISH

Barbri Certificate in Legal English allows you to learn Legal English affordably, at your own pace and on your own schedule.

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CONTACT DETAILS:

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New Maadi, Cairo, Egypt
Coordinator: rana.fehr@risceg.com
Website: www.risceg.com

 

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