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"Effective English Advisers
has been extremely helpful
to develop and improve my skills

Marcos Benegas Lynch
Marval O'Farrell & Mairal
English course for lawyers
aimed at ILEC preparation

(International Legal English Certificate)

- With Cambridge ESOL Examinations Certification



This intensive course is specifically designed for professionals who need to communicate with clients or colleagues in other countries and who work with legal documents in English. The course applies Case Method and aims at contributing with the solution of legal cases and practice of specific vocabulary, structures, and skills in English for lawyers who have reached an upper-intermediate to advanced level in the language. Practice of the four main skills is included: listening, reading, writing, and speaking by the use of CD-roms, texts, and e-learning support. This intensive course is also of great help for those professionals who, having studied general English for several years, wish to update their knowledge or adapt to meet new needs.


Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at lawyers or advanced students of law who have reached an upper-intermediate or advanced level of English (FCE, CAE, TOEFL score IBT 100 or CBT220, divided according to level).



The study plan includes vocabulary and structure tools necessary in the Business Law Area: to participate in legal meetings, negotiations, and discussions, specific contract vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, prefixes and suffixes, structures, paraphrasing. Case debate, mediation, commercial and corporate fraud, intellectual property, contracts. Contrastive analysis. Formal language vs. Informal language. This course will prepare you to understand and accurately produce legal texts, such as e-mails, and memoranda. For specifications on the examination, visit www.translegal.com ; www.legalenglishtest.org


For further information, contact us.