Legal English Language Certificate (LELC) Level 2 - CPD
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Legal English Language Certificate (LELC) Level 2 - CPD

Learn from Lawyers - CPD Course - Learn How to Write Letters, Emails, Memoranda, Affidavits & Addendums
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Created by Yasmine Lupin
Last updated 8/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 17 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will have access to several lessons which are designed to improve your knowledge of legal terminology and its use
  • This course will also help you to improve your writing skills further and in particular will help you structure a detailed advice letter
  • You will understand how to structure your sentences correctly, understand the importance of using the 'active voice', the use of precise verbs, the use of 'gender neutral' and 'gender singular'
  • You will also understand the importance of using correct punctuations and why lawyers must show empathy towards their clients both when verbally commmunicating with clients and when corresponding with clients via emails or letters
  • You will understand the importance of drafting emails and memoranda correctly
  • Professional drafting of legal documents such as an affidavit and an addendum
  • You will understand the importance of being consistent when drafting legal documents and when to use 'shall', 'must' and 'will'.
  • There are three assignments which will help students understand your progress
  • Both the quizzes and assignments which will help you understand your progress
  • You will receive a Legal English Language Level 2 Certificate from LCATE on successful completion of the course which is optional. A further nominal fee for the LCATE certificate will be payable.
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Requirements
  • This course is designed to improve your legal writing skills, therefore is is highly beneficial to law students or lawyers or professionals who have an interest in law and want to improve their understanding of legal terminology and drafting skills
  • We recommend that you take the Legal English Language Certification (LELC) Level -1 course before taking this course
  • A personal computer, laptop or android mobile with internet connection to watch the course.
  • A note pad and pen is recommended to take notes during the entire course
Description

Attention to all fellow enthusiastic law students, professional lawyers, contract managers, legal executives and business students. 

  • Do you want to improve your knowledge of legal terminology and do you want to understand how to use these terms correctly?
  • Do you want to improve your legal drafting skills? but you don’t know where to start?
  • Well don’t worry, you are in the right place…! 
  • This course is ideal for you and it will set you in the right path to improving you legal writing skills and helping you build your knowledge of legal terminology. 


Buy only from this 'Udemy' website as other websites do not provide you with direct help from English lawyers nor do they provide you with the certificate. 

Learn how to write letters, emails, memoranda, affidavits & addendums from a professional lawyer!

  • As a professional lawyer or a law student, it is very important to understand legal terminology which is used in many legal documents. 
  • Writing letters correctly is a key skill for any lawyer and this course provides you with tips on how to structure your sentences correctly; it provides you with an understanding of the use of the 'active voice' as opposed to the 'passive voice' and the use of neutral gender. 
  • Drafting legal documents requires skill and knowledge. Not only do you need to understand first the reasons for drafting the legal document but also how to structure the legal document in a such a way which will be binding and have legal effect. 
  • This course starts by providing you with a complete understanding of how to structure your sentences correctly and by the end of the course you will also become more confident and know how to structure and  draft a simple letter, a detailed advice letter, an email, a memorandum, an affidavit and an addendum. 
  • The course also provides you with an overview of a shareholders agreement and its purpose and importance to companies 
  • The course comprises of a number of quizzes and exercises which will help you understand your progress. The course also comprises of 3 assignment(s) and we will mark these assignments and provide you with feedback! 
  • To become more proficient in your drafting skills requires a lot of study and practice. After taking this course, you will able write simple, concise letters and legal documents professionally. 

Why I should take this course?

Learning from Lawyers in Fun!

  • This course is delivered by qualified lawyers who practice the law. The course provides tutor support from a practising lawyer.  Yasmine Lupin is a practising solicitor at 'Lupins Law', London and also is the Director of LCATE
  • You will receive a Legal English Language Level 2 Certificate from LCATE on successful completion of the course which is optional (a further fee is payable)


Remember that once you purchase the course you will have lifetime access to the course and in the event that you do not like the course you have a 30 days’ money back guarantee.  So, what are you thinking? Go ahead and click on “Enrol button Now” button.

Take a look at the course…!

You have life-time access to this course and a 30-day satisfaction guaranteed with this course

  • You will receive a Legal English Language Level 2 Certificate from LCATE on successful completion of the course which is optional (a further fee is payable)
  • This course constitutes 'CPD' 
  • A number of quizzes and assignments which will help you understand your progress
  • Understand the importance of being consistent when drafting legal documents
  • You will be able to professionally draft an affidavit, an addendum and understand the purpose and contents of a shareholders agreement 
  • You will understand the importance of drafting emails and memoranda correctly
  • You will able to structure simple letters and understand how to structure detailed advice letters in a professional manner
  • You will also understand the importance of correct punctuation and when to use ‘shall’, ‘will’, ‘must’ and ‘may’ 
  • You will understand how to structure your sentences correctly; understand the importance of the active voice and the use of precise verbs
  • With over 1 hour of videos and around 17 lectures, you will improve your knowledge of legal terminology and this course will help you improve your legal drafting skills


LCATE Certificate guaranteed on succesful completion  - which is optional 

TUTOR SUPPORT PROVIDED 

Yes, we can help you further if you require any further help. 



Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for law students, professional lawyers, business students and professional who wants to improve their knowledge of legal terminology
  • This course is also ideal for anyone who wants to improve their drafting skills such as drafting letters, emails, memoranda, affidavits & addendums
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Curriculum For This Course
17 Lectures
01:13:52
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Introduction
16 Lectures 01:10:11

Any overview of the Contents of the Course 

Preview 01:44

  • We need to be certain and save time! 
  • Get in the habit of drafting in the 'active voice'
Preview 01:06

  • Using precise verbs
  • Saves time
  • Makes it easier for the reader 
Preview 01:05

TRY THE QUIZ - Structuring your Sentences Correctly - Part 1
5 questions

This course provides you with an overview of:

  • the correct use of apostrophes 
  • using neutral gender
  • drafting in the singular form 
  • the importance of consistency in drafting


Preview 12:12

  • The use of correct punctuation is essential
  • It shows the tone of your voice
  • It can change the meaning of what you say
  • Get it right from teh beginning 
REVIEW WITH YASMINE - The importance of Correct Punctuation
01:17

  • Drafting in the neutral gender is something we do to show consistency 
  • It saves time 
  • Drafting in the singular form makes life easier for everyone 
REVIEW WITH YASMINE - Use of Gender Neutral
01:17

  • Be consistent
  • Check your definitions
  • Check the defined terms are not mentioned using other words
  • Keep those words that are defined in upper-case 
  • Do a check of all those defined words and cross check their existence with all the clauses in the contract 
REVIEW WITH YASMINE - The importance of being Consistent
01:39

Learn when to use 'shall', 'must' and 'will'

REVIEW WITH YASMINE - Use of 'will', 'must' and 'shall'
00:49

TRY THE QUIZ - Structuring your sentences - Part 2
5 questions

This course provides you with an overview of:

  • salutations 
  • abbreviations such as 'c/o', 'encl', 'p.p.'
  • use of legal terminology & legal jargon 
  • the importance of drafting in simple English 
  • how to structure a letter correctly 
  • Exercises on how to draft a simple 'appointment letter' or a 'request for information letter'


HOW TO STRUCTURE & WRITE SIMPLE LETTERS (Bonus Lesson)
13:02

  1. Keep it short 
  2. Keep it simple
  3. Use plain English 
  4. Do not assume that the client understands legal terminology 
  5. Avoid using legal jargon 
  6. Show empathy 
REVIEW WITH YASMINE - Tips before drafting your letter
01:46

TRY THE QUIZ - Writing simple letters
5 questions

This course provides you with an overview of:

  • extracting information from a client and providing advice 
  • structuring your advice letter 
  • use of simple English 
HOW TO STRUCTURE YOUR ADVICE LETTERS
06:29

This course provides you with an overview of:

  • the purpose and use of memoranda 
  • structuring & drafting a simple memoranda 
HOW TO DRAFT MEMORANDA
05:00

TRY THE QUIZ - Memoranda
5 questions

This course provides you with an overview of:

  • the importance of an affidavit
  • the purpose of an affidavit 
  • the structure and format of an affidavit 
  • key elements that must be present in an affidavit 
  • how the affidavit is sworn 
HOW TO DRAFT AFFIDAVITS
06:47

TRY THE QUIZ - Affidavits
5 questions

This course provides you with an overview of:

  • the importance of an addendum 
  • the structure and contents of an addendum 
  • the importance of consistency when drafting addendums 
  • issues with addendums 
HOW TO DRAFT ADDENDUMS
05:29

TRY THE QUIZ - Addendums
5 questions

This course provides you with the following:

  • an overview of the purpose of a shareholders' agreement
  • the distinction between minority and majority shareholders 
  • the importance of a shareholders's agreement 
IMPROVE YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF LEGAL TERMINOLOGY (LESSON 8.1)
04:32

TRY THE QUIZ - Legal Terminology
5 questions

This course provides you with an overview of:

  • the purpose of shareholders' agreement
  • minority shareholders 
  • majority shareholders 
  • transfer of shares v sale of shares (Common Law) 
THE PURPOSE OF A SHAREHOLDERS' AGREEMENT
05:57

TRY THE QUIZ - Shareholders' Agreement
5 questions
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Introduction with Yasmine
1 Lecture 03:41
  • What do we mean by 'termination'?
  • What do we mean by 'rescission'?
  • What do we mean by 'repudiation'?

Some of the terms explained in this lesson 

IMPROVE YOUR LEGAL TERMINOLOGY (LESSON 10.1)
03:41

TRY THE QUIZ - Legal Terminology
5 questions
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Assignments - Test your Understanding
0 Lectures 00:00
This exercise aims to help you understand whether you have understood the lecture on 'Start Writing your Letter' and 'Emails' and you can now put theory into practice. Good Luck!
Writing letters & Emails
3 questions

The aim of this exercise to help you understand whether you have made any progress and for you to put your theory into practice. Good Luck!
Draft an Affidavit!
1 question

The aim of this assignment is understand whether you can now draft an addendum with confidence. Good luck!
Draft an Addendum
1 question
About the Instructor
Yasmine Lupin
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1,360 Students
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Lawyer / Trainer & Founder of 'LCATE'

I am an English qualified solicitor.  I am British and I am the founder of the London Centre for Advanced Training & Education (LCATE). I have been as a practising solicitor for over 10 years and have worked in education for over 7 years. 

Everyone who works for LCATE is a qualified lawyer and we all believe that 'learning from lawyers is fun!' 

LCATE has delivered educational services services to employees of PriceWaterhouse, Mondadori S.p.A., Hugo Boss and a number of international companies and law firms.

LCATE also delivers the online Diploma in Law course for students who want to have a better understanding of English & Contract law. 

My mission is to help those that need the help wherever you are in the world!  I enjoy sharing my knowledge and I believe that I can help you achieve success.