COURSE OBJECTIVES
Write legal texts, notes, e-mails, memoranda, reports and other correspondence more precisely. This course will improve the style, syntax, vocabulary and use of standard legal phrases. The emphasis is on “Plain English”, clear and lucid English. Express yourself with confidence!

PREREQUISITE
Intermediate level in English.

PLACE OF TRAINING
Virtual Classroom

TOTAL DURATION
12 hours

YOUR CONSULTANT – TRAINER
Native English-speaking lawyer-consultants. The consultants are qualified professionals with experience in continuing education.

PROGRAM CONTENT
• Write in the “Plain English” style
• Avoid legalese, obsolete and technical vocabulary
• Identify and correct common style errors (repetition, convoluted sentences, etc.)
• Use of Idiomatic expressions
• Review and revise legal texts
• Avoid direct translations
• Use correct grammar
• Drafting exercises

CERTIFICATION
ECLA will issue a certificate to each participant at the end of the course indicating the exact hours of training.

COURSE SCHEDULES
Mondays (9:00 – 10:30): Feb 1/8/15/22 – Mar 1/8/15/22
Mondays (12:30 – 14:00): Mar 1/8/9/22/29 – April 12/19/26
Wednesdays (16:00 – 18:00): Feb 2/9/16/23 – Mar 3/10/17/24
(You can select your favoured schedule during checkout)

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LEGAL WRITING

995,001.295,00

Discount for ECLA Members*

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CONTACT DETAILS
Teresa Kunz, academic coordinator
+32 2 808 54 56, teresa.kunz@ecla.eu

*ECLA Member: You must be an in-house counsel and individual member of an ECLA national member association. For the list of national member associations please visit www.ecla.eu