Learning Objectives

  • Develop a conversant vocabulary of legal terms
  • Practice Legal English skills including writing strategies for US contracts and business communications (letters, memos and emails)
  • Increase Legal English language proficiency
  • Become comfortable with cultural background knowledge necessary to succeed in a professional legal environment in English
  • Develop understanding of core legal concepts

Training Focus

  • Fundamental lawyering skills
  • Drafting US contracts
  • Essential contract terms and contract provisions
  • Drafting business communications including letters, memos and emails
  • Key legal vocabulary
  • Practical examples from practicing commercial and business lawyers
  • Negotiation strategy

Workshop Activities

  • Lecture
  • Interactive hands-on exercises
  • Contract Drafting
  • Drafting contract provisions to handle contingencies
  • Role-Playing
  • Case Studies