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Curso Anual de Inglés Jurídico (MÓDULOS I, II y III) Jueves Mediodía– 75 horas

Curso Anual de Inglés Jurídico (MÓDULOS I, II y III) Jueves Mediodía– 75 horas
  • Fecha inicio: 22-09-2016
  • Fecha finalización: 22-06-2017
  • Lugar: Aula del ICAB por determinar
  • Horario: Jueves de 14:00 a 16:00 horas
Organiza: Comisión de Cultura del Colegio de la Abogacía de Barcelona (ICAB).Formación en Derecho orientada a abogados/as y otros profesionales.

CURSO ANUAL DE INGLÉS JURÍDICO (MÓDULOS I, II y III) Jueves Mediodía– 75 HORAS

Información general:

Duración: Inicio 22 de septiembre de 2016 – hasta el 22 de Junio de 2017

Calendario:

Septiembre: Jueves 22 i 29

Octubre: Jueves 6 / 13 / 20 i 27

Noviembre: Jueves 3 / 10 / 17 i 24

Diciembre: Jueves 1 / 15 i 22 

Enero: Jueves 12 / 19 i 26

Febrero: Jueves 2 / 9 / 16 i 23

Marzo: Jueves 2 / 9 / 16 / 23 i 30

Abril: Jueves 6 / 20 i 27

Mayo: Jueves 4 / 11 / 18 i 25

Junio: Jueves 1 / 8 / 15 i 22

Horario: Jueves de 14.00 a 16.00 horas

(Excepcionalmente jueves 15 Diciembre, 23 Marzo y 22 de Junio de 14.00 a 17.00 horas por ser final de módulo)

Requisitos: Nivel mínimo de Inglés de B2 (First Certificate)

Introduction

This course is for people who need to use legal English vocabulary in their work, with foreign colleagues or clients: to describe or explain aspects of their own legal system; to find out about other systems. It will also help extend the vocabulary of business professionals who need some knowledge of legal English vocabulary for commercial agreements and transactions.

Description

The course aims to help learners develop their legal English vocabulary. It is not intended to be an introduction to law in English speaking countries nor to be relied upon for information or advice about law or the practice of law. It presents vocabulary in the context of the legal systems in the UK because the meaning of any legal terms and the conceptual relationship between terms in located within a specific legal system. This concentrates on the vocabulary arising from the practice of commercial law (including company law, contract formation, employment law, sale of goods, real property, and intellectual property).

 

Module 1  (25 hrs)

Legal Systems –

The structure of law,

The constitution,

Jurisdiction.

 

Sources of Law – Legislation –

Background to making new law,

Early Development of law,

Passing an act.

 

Contract Law 1 – Formation

Formation of contract and Defences to contract formation,

Understanding contracts,

Examination of a contract Form,

Contract negotiation, general vocabulary needed and role play

examination of contract clause,

structure of a commercial contract.

Language Focus

Examination of case.

 

Tort Law –

Discussion on meaning of Tort.

Main Tort vocabulary and relevance to business.

Case study :- Palsgraf v The Long Island Railroad company. Understanding and noting case information/case discussion.

Frivolous lawsuits

Tort in practise-Lawyer/client interview. Study of correspondence threatening legal action.

Writing - Replying to a demand letter

 

Module 2  (25 hrs)

Sources of Law

Common law in the UK, Law Reports.

 

Court System –

Structure for Criminal and Civil courts,

Tribunals

 

Contract Law 2 – Remedies

General vocabulary relating to contractual remedies,

Types of damages available,

Examination of Liquidated Damages,

Vocabulary for talking about court actions,

listening related to a Danish remedy and how to use repetition to aid understanding,

Speaking activity – Explaining remedies

Understanding a contract clause (1).

Role Play – Initial interview with a client.

Writing – Follow up correspondence to a client.

Language Focus.

 

Company Law –

Company types,

management structure,

Company law in practice (breach of Companies Act 2006),

Interpretation of S172 Companies Act,

role play (advising Company Form, Lawyer/client interview),

Language Focus,

Case study-Mclibel + Debate – good companies/bad companies.

 

Module 3  (25 hrs)

Tribunals

Debate – Brexit

Discussion of the Plain English Campaign in relation to lawyers.

 

Contract Law 3 – Assignment and Third Party rights –

Introduction to contract assignation and Key Terms,

Speaking – Explaining third party rights,

Understanding contract clauses (2),

Listening – Preparing a lawsuit and developing an argument,

Examination of a closing argument,

Using emphatic stress,

Phrases referring to evidence,

How to keep informed on legal changes,

Discussing amd evaluating sources of information,

Language Focus

 

Intellectual Property –

Introduction to intellectual property

Copyright and patents-How interest arises-protection available-action required

Trade marks, domain names-How interest arises-protection available-action required

Remedies for IP infringement.

 

Valoración realizada por los alumnos (edición 2015-2016):

  • Grado de satisfacción global respecto al curso: 8,26
  • Grado de satisfacción profesorado: 8,22

 

 

 

Precios:

CURSO ANUAL 


Precio colegiados del ICAB con Servicios de FORMACIÓN Y DOCUMENTACIÓN: 720€

Precio Estudiantes Asociados: 720€
Personas no colegiadas800€
Reserva de plaza: Online 

 

 Anulación

Una vez iniciado el curso no es posible la devolución del importe, pero sí solicitar el cambio de nivel o grupo.

PRECIO:
DescripciónImporteImporte con descuento*
Colegiados ICAB colegiados 800,00€ 720,00€
DescripciónImporteImporte con descuento*
Personas Asociadas 800,00€ 720,00€
DescripciónImporte
No Colegiados ICAB 800,00€

(*) Los colegiados/as que tengan contratado el Servicio de formación y documentación tendrán un descuento del 10% sobre el precio que se aplicará automáticamente en el momento de formalizar la reserva.

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