English for lawyers course

Our legal English course is designed for newly-qualified lawyers, law students, practising lawyers and legal professionals who need to utilise English in their work. Our Legal language programme focuses on developing effective and accurate usage of Legal English in practicing law.

At Headway, learning how to communicate in a legal environment and developing your law related vocabulary, writing strategies and techniques are key targets for every lesson. The programme gives clients the opportunity to extend their language skills, increase fluency in professional contexts and prioritise their individual learning needs.

The content of the programme will be determined by your level and requirements. Although some of the core study areas include:

  • Appropriate use of vocabulary specific to your practice area
  • Communication skills for: advising, giving opinions and group meetings
  • Drafting letters, memorandums, agreements and contracts

All of our materials are carefully selected to ensure you gain competency in using the language, so if you have a precise learning goal we can design every aspect of your lessons to meet your particular requirements. Our English for lawyers programme empowers each student to develop and refine the skills he or she needs to be a successful lawyer.

The curriculum is based on legal topics and issues emphasising the language and academic skills needed to succeed. Some of the writing skills taught include:

  • Outlining
  • Summarising
  • Paraphrasing
  • Persuading
  • Developing academic style

Our training programme will provide you with:

  • Greater awareness of how to correct your usage of legal English
  • Enhanced drafting skills
  • Confidence in explaining points

Course Fees

Form of studyPrice for 1 academic hour (45 minutes)Price for 1 level (24 academic hours)
Private158 AED3 780 AED
Semi-private (2-3 students)116 AED2 772 AED
Group (4-8 students)58 AED1 386 AED

Please register for a course online by filling in the form below or call our Certificate Programs Coordinator at +971 4 3625313 / 17 / 19, e-mail: [email protected].

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