Legal English: Commercial Lawyers - Virtual Groups

This virtual learning English course is delivered in small groups and will improve your legal English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to give you the depth of knowledge and confidence you need to work at senior level. This course also gives you the opportunity to network with other like-minded people and broaden your international network without even having to travel. 

The course is delivered at different session times so you can choose which is the best option for your time zone. 

Who is it for?

This English language course is for experienced lawyers who want excellent quality specialised language training without the need to travel. You often need to communicate complicated legal ideas, and you need to network with partners, clients and colleagues. This course will give you the skills and confidence you need to progress in your career and boost your international profile. 

How training is delivered 

Training is delivered using the online communication platform Zoom, which is compatible with all laptops, desktops and mobile phones.  

Instructions on how to join the virtual group will be sent to you. 

Benefits 

By the end of the course you will be able to: 

  • Use legal terminology more fluently 

  • Communicate more effectively  

  • Write more effective legal texts 

  • Negotiate and manage conflict successfully  

  • Socialise and network with greater confidence 

  • Work more effectively in a cross-cultural context 

Everything you will learn on this course is practical, and you will be able to practise your new skills and fluency through role-playing of real-life scenarios. 

Course content 

  • Expanding legal vocabulary  

  • Effective communication skills for meetings, discussions and negotiations 

  • Presentation skills 

  • Written communication – emails, reports and formal letters 

  • Effective telephone skills 

  • Hosting visits, socialising, meeting and greeting 

  • Writing example contracts 

  • Giving legal advice 

Included in the fees

  • All course materials and resources 
  • Access to London School Online platform until the end of 2020
  • Detailed end-of-course progress report 
  • Certificate of completion 

Contact us

  • location Online
  • students Group size: 6
  • age Minimum age: 30
  • duration Duration: 1 week
  • time 15 hours per week
    Monday to Friday
    Choose your session (all times are UK time):
    3rd session: 14:00 - 17:30
    4th session: 18:00 - 21:30
    Additional sessions may be added in UK morning times depending on interest
  • dates Start dates: any Monday
  • price £475 per week

English Level

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

Level 1 (Beginner)

I do not speak any English.

Level 2 (Elementary)

I can say and understand a few things in English.

Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

Level 5 (Intermediate)

I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 8 (Advanced)

I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

Level 9 (Very Advanced)

I speak and understand English completely fluently.