Legal English

Legal English


Our Legal English course is designed for law students, practicing lawyers and other professionals working in the legal sector. If you want to develop your English language skills within a legal context, and prepare for the Test of Legal English Skills (TOLES), 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.

Please note that two of our Legal English courses in 2018 will start on a Tuesday as the Monday is a public holiday in the UK. The start date for these courses are: Tuesday 2nd January 2018 and Tuesday 29th May 2018.

Classes missed as a result of a bank or public holiday will not be refunded or made up.

Legal English with TOLES Preparation

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. The course also includes preparation for the Test of Legal English Skills (TOLES) so there is an emphasis on the exam techniques and study strategies required to pass the exam. 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.

Please note: Preparation for the TOLES exam takes place in the 3rd week of the course.  You have 3 different options for study:

  • First 2 weeks = Legal English only
  • Last two weeks = TOLES Preparation only
  • All 4 weeks = Legal English + TOLES preparation 

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

The areas of focus on the course is commercial law, contractslitigation process, property, employment, bankruptcy and insolvency.

Further topics covered include:

  • Corporate law
  • Business Associations
  • Sale of goods
  • Real Property
  • Intellectual Property
  • Debtor-Creditor
  • Competition
  • Environmental
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Secured transactions
  • Aspects of International law

The course includes a free visit to the iconic Royal Courts of Justice in central London.


The fee for the Test of Legal English Skills (TOLES) examination is £150.

Legal English with TOLES Preparation
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Course Name
Legal English with TOLES Preparation (TOLES)
Course Category
Legal English Courses (LEG)
Minimum Age
20
Lessons Per Week
28
Maximum Class Size (Sept - June)
14
Maximum Class Size (July - Aug)
14
Course Dates
From 29-10-2018 to 23-11-2018
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Course Length (Weeks)
2 to 4
CEFR Course Level
B2 to C2

Pricing

Price (1 to 2 weeks)
£345.00 per week
Price (2 to 4 weeks)
£345.00 per week

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