Englantia lakimiehille

Legal

CEFR: B1 – C1

Tämä kompakti kurssi on tarkoitettu kaikille, jotka haluavat puhua oikeudesta yritysympäristössä, ja se tarjoaa kielen, jota he tarvitsevat voidakseen toimia luottavaisin mielin. Ihanteellinen yritysten juridisille konsulteille, avustajille, lakimiehille ja notaareille, joiden on kommunikoitava tarkasti englanniksi asiakkaiden kanssa. Voidaan suorittaa itsenäisenä kurssina tai yleisen liiketalouden kurssikirjan kanssa.

Kurssi koostuu 6 yksiköstä, jotka sisältävät autenttisia tekstejä, kuunteluita ja tapaustutkimuksia kauttaaltaan, heijastaen kauppaoikeuden keskeisiä aloja.

Course units:

  1. Setting up a business – looking at types of businesses, choosing the right business type, company liability, giving advice, making recommendations, enumerating reasons, explaining the steps of a procedure.
  2. Employing people – talking about employment contracts, amendments to contracts, resignation letters, referring to legal documents, stating rights and obligations, reporting outcomes, writing: formal letters and e-mails.
  3. Buying and selling goods and services – preambles, agreements and contracts of sale, contractual disputes, common legal terms and conditions, common contract terminology, interacting with a client, advising on a course of action.
  4. Protecting intellectual property – discussing copyright, patent, trade mark, looking at landmark IP cases, rights agreements and IP rights on the internet. Negotiating an agreement, amending an agreement, linking ideas in writing.
  5. Mergers and acquisitions –  planning an acquisition, M & A procedure, articles of association, financing a takeover, letters on intent (LOI). Comparing and contrasting legal structures, vocabulary of company procedures, language of meetings, expressions used in takeovers.
  6. Risk management and insolvency – assessing legal risk, causes and implications of insolvency, insolvency procedures, creditors’ rights, personal insolvency. Insolvency terminology, emphasising a point, hypothesising about past actions.

 

*This course is based on the Oxford Express series.