Legal English

Legal English: English for Law

Legal English: English for Law

*** Due to social distancing measures in the school, this course will not be running this Autumn 2020 ***

Our Legal English course is designed for law students, practising lawyers and other professionals working in the legal sector. If you want to develop your English language skills within a legal context, then this is the course for you. Our Legal English course covers fifteen areas of law and includes the study of real court trials in order to enhance the learning experience of the students. These courses follow our intensive timetable of 28 lessons/23 hours 20 minutes per week.

Legal English

You will work on improving all four English language skills within a legal context as well as learning specific legal terminology and how to use it appropriately. In addition to this, participants are expected to improve their core study skills through up to 2 hours of focused self-study each evening set by their tutors to meet their needs.

You will follow our Intensive course timetable of 28-lessons per week and will study Monday - Thursday 09:15 - 15:45 and Friday 09:15 - 12:55 only.

The current list of topics covered for Legal English include:

  • The Legal Profession
  • The Language of Banking
  • Contract Law
  • Employment Law
  • The Law of Tort
  • Business Law
  • Legal Letter Writing
  • Company Law

The additional general features of Legal English include:

  • Current legal issues (national and international)
  • TV documentaries and courtroom dramas
  • News articles
  • Research into landmark cases
  • Role plays
  • Authentic contracts
  • BBC radio podcasts
  • Drafting and editing letters and legal documents
  • Debating

Lessons will be tailored to include specific areas of interest for students new to the course.

The course includes a free visit to a court of law and you will see a real trial (subject to court schedules).

Legal English
Course Name
Legal English (LegalEng)
Course Category
Legal English Courses (LEG)
Minimum Age
Lessons Per Week
Maximum Class Size (Sept - June)
Maximum Class Size (July - Aug)
Course Dates (4 available)
From 06-01-2020 to 24-01-2020
From 01-06-2020 to 26-06-2020
From 27-07-2020 to 21-08-2020
From 26-10-2020 to 20-11-2020
Any Monday: Add to basket to select date.
Course Length (Weeks)
1 to 4
CEFR Course Level
B2+ to C2


Price (1 to 2 weeks)
£384.00 per week
Price (3 to 4 weeks)
£384.00 per week

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