English for Law – LEGIS

Legal English International Skills combined with General English. If you are looking for a 4-week course which combines Legal English and General English before you start a new job or go on an international law course at university, LEGIS is the ideal course for you. Various courses throughout the year.

  • An introductory course for those with an academic or professional interest in Legal English
  • Level – Intermediate and above
  • Trainers qualified and experienced in teaching English for Law
  • Course length 4 weeks
  • Maximum 12 per class
  • 21 hours plus 10 hours of teacher-assisted private study per week
  • 8 courses per year
  • Legal English test available on each course

This is a skills-based English for Law course which offers participants a total of 60 hours of General English and 24 hours of training in specific legal English language and skills over a 4-week period. The programme is also suitable preparation for the NEW Legal English International Test (LEGIT), which has recently been developed specifically for legal English students at the Cambridge Academy of English and which participants take at the end of the course. All students receive a certificate and report stating their level of Legal English

Course Aims
  • Learn the key legal vocabulary
  • Improve your writing skills and your fluency
  • Expand your knowledge of English both for law and for general purposes
  • Demonstrate your skills with an end of course test and certificate
Legal English Skills
  • Professional language skills focusing on key areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing for the following topics:
  • Contracts, Company Law, Civil Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Litigation, Intellectual Property  and International Law

The NEW Legal English International Test (LEGIT) is a key exam for law students and lawyers who need to show proficiency in legal English. The exam has been developed specifically for CAE and our students. All testing takes place at CAE and test certificates are issued on completion of the course. CAE is particularly well-equipped to prepare students for LEGIT, having already successfully taught a variety of English for Law and Legal English exam courses for over 25 years.