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The Legal English Manual

The Legal English Manual

The handbook for proficiency in legal English

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The Legal English Manual offers professional legal language, legal English terminology and practical examples for your day-to-day business. It assists lawyers, attorneys and legal practitioners in competently making use of their professional expertise in English-language business situations.

The team of authors consists of Legal English coaches who, as linguists, legal experts and practitioners, included a language focus (with examples of business language), a legal focus (professional terminology) and a practical focus (practical examples in business situations) in this book.

This book was written under the direction of Lawbility and in consideration of the federal administration’s terminology database (www.termdat.ch).

 

Content overview

  • Practical charts featuring common professional terminology and practice-oriented examples of usage across 14 practice areas.

  • Detailed overview, explanations, and tips for drafting contracts in English.

  • Practical examples of legal documents, appropriate expres- sions for practical situations, and customizable templates with explanations, as well as tips for legal writing, including e-mails, client correspondence, and legal memoranda.

  • Checklists for client presentations, consultations, contract negotiations, interviews, and more. 

 

Information about the book:

  • Publication year: 2017
  • Format: 288 pages, paperback
  • Price: CHF 59.–
  • 2nd edition
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 978-3-7190-3944-8 (Switzerland)
  • ISBN 978-3-406-70828-2 (Germany) 
  • ISBN 978-3-9524737-0-2 (international)

 

In co-edition with Helbing Lichtenhahn Verlag (Basel), C.H.Beck (Munich) 

and BarWrite® Press (New York).