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24/03/2016

INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH COURSE - 2016

The ILEC course (INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH CERTIFICATE) is about to begin. The exam could be described as the First Certificate for the legal profession. It is structured around the four skills of the language traditionally assessed by Cambridge English, but with a deep focus on law-related content. That is the reason why the level of English of participants should be post...

15/01/2016

UPDATE YOUR LEGAL ENGLISH: BRIEF SUMMER COURSES 2016

Dear Professionals,

My best wishes for 2016. You are kindly invited to consider the following training options, in case you%u2019d like to devote some of your time to brief courses during the summer, especially after your holidays. In all cases, a minimum high-intermediate level is required. Placement exercises are available.

Do send your questions in case you need LEGAL...

5/08/2015

NEW ILEC COURSE - September 2015

Dear Professionals, The second half of the year is already ongoing. This is to present two new proposals to get trained for ILEC, and to remind you that training courses for Business English Certificate, IELTS and TOEFL and General English are available on demand. Legal translations are also provided, including certified translations (with authentication by CTPCBA). The ILEC...

28/04/2015

What is the difference between a partnership, a corporation and an LLC for the purposes of asset protection?

For those students of LEGAL ENGLISH, I suggest you firstly go through unit 2 of the book INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH. You should have a clear notion of the different business organization types.  Then, click on the definition of revocable and irrevocabler trust: http://www.answers.com/topic/revocable-trust

Finally, watch this video and analyse how each business type leads to...

28/02/2015

INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH CERTIFICATE - 2015

The ILEC course (INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENGLISH CERTIFICATE). leads to to an exam that could be described as ‘the First Certificate for the legal profession’. The exam is structured around the four skills of the language traditionally assessed by Cambridge English, but with a deep focus on law-related content. That is the reason why your level of...

27/12/2014

AMERICAN LEGAL ENGLISH - SUMMER COURSE

AN INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN LEGAL ENGLISH This is a brief course for legal professionals and translators who want to gain further insights into the language of lawyers prevailing in the US. They will then be introduced to the functioning of the American legal system, they will analyze actual cases and go through the vocabulary of three important areas of American Law. It may...

27/12/2014

DRAFTING CONTRACTS - BRIEF SUMMER COURSE 2015

This course is addressed to those legal professionals who need to acquire or improve their writing skills in a field-specific environment. When lawyers draft contracts, they do not do it from scratch, as they usually deal with templates and documents that have already been drafted. Still, they have a labor-intensive task that requires an understanding of legal documents, training ...

27/12/2014

THE LANGUAGE OF LITIGATION

- AN INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL and CRIMINAL PROCEDURE IN THE US AND UK. - THE STAGES OF CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION & A BRIEF COMPARISON WITH THE ARGENTINE SYSTEM - READING SAMPLE AND AUTHENTIC COMPLAINTS, ANSWERS TO COMPLAINT, SUMMONS AND FURTHER PLEADINGS & COURT DOCUMENTS. - BRIEF TRANSLATION EXERCISES and CASE STUDIES. - WATCHING VIDEOS: RUNNAWAY JURY AND...