What is Legal English ?
English is the most widely used language internationally. Each domain of knowledge has developed its own style appropriate to its requirement. Legal English is the appropriate and clear usage of specific legal terms in specific situations, in a specific style to ensure that the correct message is delivered. It is the bridge between English used for common situations and English used for drafting legal documents.
Why Legal English ?
Each country in the world has a different legal system but what is common is that the English language has become the language of international business. While Arabic is the prime language governing the legal environment in Oman, English is the language of use in most commercial and international transactions. Therefore, working as a legal professional in the Middle East demands proficiency in legal English in addition to the local language. Bilingual legal professionals are the most sought after legal professionals in the Middle East as they tend to possess a global mindset which is desired by employers and clients alike.
Legal English is the necessary for all the professionals employed or associated with the legal sector to be able to work
Who needs Legal English Course ?
Legal English for Professionals is suitable for law students, law trainees, legal secretaries, in-house lawyers, legal counsels and professionals working in legal departments or entrusted with the responsibility of reviewing or drafting legal documents.
How can SLTC help you ?
As a leading provider of legal training, SLTC is proud to introduce Legal English for Professionals. Legal English will bridge the gap between general English and Legal English and to prepare students to appear for the TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) exam, the worldâ€™s leading testing body for Legal English for lawyers, law students and legal professionals.
The TOLES Preparation Course has been designed to prepare students for the worldâ€™s leading legal English exam, TOLES. The TOLES exam is designed by Global English , an entity which is a member of the International Division of the Law Society of England and Wales. It is a 100% practical exam recognized by global law firms.
Topics : Language of tort law; language of banking; language of contract law; contract drafting skills; employment law; business and company law.
Duration : Two months
Entry requirements : Candidates should pass Course 2 nal test, or pass the TOLES Preparation Course entrance test.
TOLES Exam : Exams are conducted at SLTC and the exam timetable will be provided by SLTC.
How to apply
- Step 1 : Complete the attached application form.
- Step 2 : Post or E-mail the application form to SLTC as instructed in the form.
- Step 3 : Call for an appointment with the counselor for further guidance.