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Legal English Drafting Skills

Legal discourse needs to be precise and concise so that it is interpreted by all recipients in the same way. When we translate this discourse into Legal English, we need to make sure to get our message across clearly.

This course seeks to provide attendees with the knowledge, skills, and tools for the proper use of English legal terms and expressions in different contexts.

If you want to master legal English as a native, this course is for you.

All professionals wishing to improve their Legal English professional drafting and writing techniques.

Truly matchless in the market, our Written Legal English course will give you the tools to write like a native in just six weeks.  With a solid hands-on component combined with creative writing as a fun and light way to consolidate learning, this course will dispel all your myths of what “good English” actually is and make your writing a lot fresher.

Learn the art of professional communication in English.

Duration: 25 hours over 6 weeks

Next edition: between 12 September and 21 October 2022

Language: English

Additional information: The program is tailored to the participants’ English level and is available for B2 (Post-Intermediate) and C1 (Advanced) levels, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

“Legal English must not be confused with common English. They are hugely different. Just because we are fluent in English it doesn’t mean that we are going to be proficient in legal English. We need to understand the specificities of legal writing so that our messages are useful and unequivocal.”

Raquel Castro Valente
Senior Lawyer Linguist | VdA

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