The Study Legal English Podcast is the world's first legal English podcast. Helping lawyers and law students become fluent in legal English.
Legal English is difficult to master and is important for lawyers and law students around the world. If you'd like to improve your legal English, don't worry, by listening to the regular Legal English podcast you can gradually improve. Podcast Pro members can also access further learning resources such as transcripts and quizzes.
Disclaimer: This podcast is an English language teaching and study resource and is not intended to be used as a source of legal information or advice. Certain links to products mentioned in the podcast are affiliate links and as an Amazon Associate I earn commission from qualifying purchases. I only promote products I have investigated and truly feel would be of value to you. Louise Kulbicki
103: Rupert Haigh 5 Points for Better Legal Writing
An interview with Rupert Haigh, author of Legal English. Rupert shares with us 5 difficulties learners of legal English often face and offers listeners a free download of top 10 difficulties (listen to the end for the link!).
102: The Lawyer's English Language Coursebook (Review)
In this podcast episode I talk about the Lawyer's English Language Coursebook, also known as the TOLES book for the Test of Legal English Skills.
This podcast is not endorsed or sponsored by TOLES as is my honest review.
101: How I became a qualified foreign lawyer in England and Wales with Aloysius Chang (Interview)
In this podcast episode I interview Aloysius Chang about his experience studying for and passing the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) to become a qualified lawyer in England and Wales.
100: What is this podcast and who am I? (Monologue)
This podcast episode gives an overview of what the podcast is and some information about my background as the podcast host.
99: Ken Adams - Cracking the Contract Drafting Code (Interview)
Ken Adams, the leading authority on contract drafting language, tells us about THE code you need to know about for contract drafting. We discuss categories of contract language, the use of shall, the use of legalese words such as defend, indemnify and hold harmless. PLUS much more.
98: Mark Anderson - IP Contracts and IP terminology (Interview)
This interview with Mark Anderson, one of the UK's leading IP lawyers, covers general contract issues such as the changing use of template contracts, the importance of the governing law and jurisdiction clauses, and the dangers of including common law concepts in civil law contracts.
I know a lot of your listeners are from civil law jurisdictions, so this is certainly something that you need to pay attention to. The specifics about IP contracts, we cover are specific legal English terms you need to know for licensing agreements and we also go into detail on grant-back clauses.