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EBA Management Development Centre

Legal English Development Programme

STATUS: new season starts on october 12

DURATION: october 12 - december 14
TIME: ON THURSDAYS FROM 18:30 TO 20:00
VENUE: EBA KYIV OFFICE, 1A ANDRIYIVSKIY UZVIZ
PARTICIPATION FEE: 3800 UAH FOR EBA MEMBERS
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: 3420 UAH TILL september 12 FOR EBA MEMBERS
REQUIRED ENGLISH SKILLS LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE AND ABOVE

about the programme

The goal of the program is to help participants understand the peculiarities of using English as the langauge of law through instruction and practice.

The Course consists of ten 90-minute sessions that will include a review of key legal concepts and essential vocabulary, discussions, case-studies, role-plays, writing exercises and functional grammar. It looks at the latest developments in the field of law and uses the most up-to-date authentic materials, which makes it highly relevant to student`s experience and working environment.

The language of the classes is English. The required English level is Intermediate and above.

Having successfully finished the program, you will receive certificate of completion. 

target audience

  • Practicing lawyers in a law firm and lawyers in a private practice
  • In-house legal professionals
  • Lawyers in the public administration or working at the court
  • Judges and prosecutors of all specialities

during the modules you will

  • Gain an insight into the structure of legal documents
  • Master the skill of writing the main legal documents: contracts, charters, motiions, resolutions, informative memos
  • Hone skills of written communication while studying authentic legal texts
  • Learn vocabulary, cliches and courtesy patterns, which are an integral part of legal correspondence
  • Develop the power of persuasion and reasoning, become eloquent and confident speaker

syllabus

module 1. CONTRACTS: FORMATION AND REMEDIES

  • Enforceability of contracts
  • Contract clauses: types and specimen clauses
  • Breach of contract and types of damages
  • Drafting an e-contract
 

module 2. ASSIHNMENT AND THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS

  • Assignment and novation
  • Third-party rights statutes
 

module 3. COMPANY LAW: FORMATION AND MANAGEMENT. CAPITALIZATION

  • Setting up a company in the UK, the US and Ukraine
  • Different types of companies
  • Company members and directors
  • Types of shares
  • A rights issue
 

module 4. FUNDAMENTAL CHANGES IN A COMPANY

  • Company restructuring
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Lawyers’ involvement in maintaining a business entity
  • Insolvency and liquidation
 

module 5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • Author’s rights and copyright
  • The rights of fair use
 

module 6. TORT LAW

  • Categories and types of torts
  • Types of damages
  • Frivolous lawsuits. Compensation culture
 

module 7. DISPUTE RESOLUTIONS: LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION

  • The legal professions
  • The criminal trial process
  • Alternative methods of dispute resolution
 

module 8. EMPLOYMENT LAW

  • Negotiations between employers and employees
  • Employment contracts
  • Different ways of resolving employment disputes
 

module 9. COMPETITION LAW

  • Anti-competitive activities
  • Antitrust measures in the EU
  • Changes in merger regulation
 

module 10. LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE

  • Basic standards of legal writing
  • Elements of good style: clarity, consistency, effectiveness
  • Main kinds of legal correspondence

trainer

 

Should you be interested in participation, please, fill in the APPLICATION FORM in english or ukrainian

To specify obligatory conditions and requirements concerning participation
contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +38 (044) 496 06 01.

PARTNER 

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