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Legal English How to Understand and Master the Language of Law by William McKay, Helen Elizabeth Charlton, Grant Barsoum
  

Legal English How to Understand and Master the Language of Law

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Legal English How to Understand and Master the Language of Law by William McKay, Helen Elizabeth Charlton, Grant Barsoum

Legal English: How to Understand and Master the Language of Law offers a contemporary guide for students and practitioners alike who want to improve their language skills and build confidence in communicating effectively from the classroom to the courtroom.The second edition has been completely revised and updated to cover all aspects of language as used in a legal context where effective communication is crucial to both academic and professional success.

About the Author

William R. McKay is a qualified solicitor and Senior Lecturer on the Legal Practice Course at London Metropolitan University. He teaches Business Law and Practice, Intellectual Property, Employment Law, and Mediation. He has also taught civil litigation, civil advocacy, opinion writing, drafting, and employment law on the Bar Vocational Course. Helen E. Charlton (LL B and MA TEFL) has taught English as a foreign language for several leading language schools. She teaches Business English to clients from major corporations and has worked in Japan.Grant Barsoumis a Senior Lecturer in Academic English and Academic Skills at London Metropolitan University. In addition to his extensive experience in teaching English in the UK, Egypt and France, he has worked for over ten years as a translator and interpreter for the legal profession. For the last ten years he has been teaching at universities with particular interest in English and Academic Skills for law students.

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Publication date

1st June 2011

Author

William McKay, Helen Elizabeth Charlton, Grant Barsoum

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Publisher

Longman an imprint of Pearson Education Limited

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Legal skills & practice

ISBN

9781408226100

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