Background information

The Contract Law course covers the law of contract and the vocabulary needed by lawyers working in this area of law. The course uses video-conference technology to deliver brief online speaking, reading, and listening exercises and tasks. The exercises following each lesson include a variety of different multiple-choice tasks. These are designed to help participants understand and learn the correct use of the vocabulary through its use in simulated work scenarios that occur in the daily working lives of lawyers in practice. This course includes the legal principles of contract law and deals with breaches, remedies, estoppel, part-performance, restraint of trade, guaranties, indemnities, warranties, conditions, and other essential contract law. 

Course format

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The course will be delivered in the following formats:  

Private: Live one-to-one classes. 

  • Video lessons with a lawyer: 15 private lessons/45 min.  
  • Homework: Twice/week following each class.  

Group: Live Broadcasts, Homework, and Conversation 

  • Video lessons with a lawyer: 15 group lessons/45 min.  
  • Homework: Twice/week following each class.  

Pre-recorded: Pre-recorded webinars 

  • Video lessons with a lawyer: 40 lessons/10-35 min.  
  • Homework: Inter-active quiz following each lesson. Additional exercises with feedback for US$ 99.   

Separate lessons: Pre-recorded lessons 

  • Video lessons with a lawyer: 40 lessons/10-35 min.  
  • Homework: Inter-active quiz.  

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:  

Advise others on contract law matters; 

Communicate contract law concepts and information confidently and easily; 

Use contractual law vocabulary more accurately, concisely, and effectively; 

Participate easily in contract meetings, telephone calls, conferences, and negotiations; 

Use legally correct contract law terms and English in discussions and presentations confident in their ability and knowledge. 

Structure

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The course will be structured in 40 lessons, from 10 to 35 minutes each, including an inter-active quiz at the end of each lesson. Each lesson will contain presentation slides with text to explain the contents. The Contract Law Course will cover the law of Anglo/US contracts and the vocabulary needed by lawyers working in this area of law. This course uses video-conference technology to deliver brief online speaking, reading, and listening exercises and tasks.  

Target audience

This course is specifically designed for lawyers, law students, and business people dealing with contract law, contractual issues, wishing to improve their contract law knowledge for their studies, work purposes, and professional advancement. 

Certification

Participants successfully meeting the course requirements would be awarded a Certificate of Completion by the British Legal Centre, accredited by both the British Legal Centre and UNITAR. 

Information on registrations

Students will be provided a registration form and payment method for enrolling in this course. 

For more information, please contact clara.lopez@unitar.org

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