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Common Law and Legal English Weekend for the International Practitioner – Bologna, 1-3 June 2018

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judge-1024x683Today’s practitioners, whether operating domestically or internationally, are required to know how the law from other jurisdictions impacts on their client’s business affairs.

Whether the client is located in the US or UK or in Europe, a practitioner needs to understand the fundamental elements of these legal systems in order to protect and or defend their client’s business.

This weekend school has been specifically developed to assist practitioners to understand the basic requirements of the common law system in the US and UK.

The first part of the course will start with an introduction to common law system of law and look at how the common law system developed.

The second part of the course will involve the study of various areas of common law in the UK and contracted to the US system. We will study contracts law, torts law, the impact of equity, remedies available for breach.

The third part of the course will focus on the impact of the conflict of laws (private international law). How does this operate in the areas of tort, contract, property and so on and transactions which contain a foreign element.For example, conflict of laws issues will arise if proceedings are contemplated in London in respect of a contract involving a party in Italy seeking to recover damages for breach of a contract governed by the law of Italy.

The fourth part of the course will look at civil litigation procedure from studying the legal institutions, and the civil procedure rules including discovery, interrogatories, affidavits.

The final part of the course will involve a negotiation of a dispute where participants will have the chance to role play in the negotiation. At the conclusion of the negotiation, the participants will also be drafting terms of settlement for the matter.

The topics to be covered in this course are:-

1. Introduction to the common law system in the UK and US and terminology

2. Contracts law and terminology in the UK and US and the international sale of goods (Vienna Convention)

3.  Torts law and terminology in the UK and US

4. Equity law in the UK and terminology

5. Remedies and damages in the US & UK for breach of contract and torts

6. Law of contract – forum of competent jurisdiction and the law of the contract

7. The Impact of private international law on commercial transactions; Applicable Law, Court of Competent Jurisdiction.

8. Commencing proceedings and civil litigation procedure including discovery, interrogatories, affidavits.

9. Dispute Resolution and the art of negotiation

10. Case study – participants will role play in the negotiation and draft terms of settlement for the matter.

For further details, fill in the attached contact form:-

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Verona: Negotiation and Mediation Legal Course

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Coming to the last lesson in this cycle of lessons on Negotiation and Mediation. Tomorrow we will be speaking about all the soft skills a practitioner needs to have to bring about the most optimal results.

If you would like details about this course, fill in the form below.

Did you know that contracts have 7 Stages ?

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It is said that contracts go through a 7-stage process. These are:-

1. Specification

2. Make – Buy

3. Source – Award

4. Implementation

5. Operate

6. End options

7. Lessons

Do you know what these mean ?  Put your comments below.

 

 

Who recognizes Toles (Test of Legal English Skills) ?

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Toles developed materials and exams as a direct solution for law firms complaining that law graduates holding a wide variety of English language certificates lacked the level of English required to carry out essential legal tasks.

The Toles training materials and exams are very well-known among law firms and very highly valued by them. The material is guided by what law firm require and expect, not through academic circles.

Law firms and organisations that have already entered candidates for the TOLES exams include:

The Law Society of England and Wales
Linklaters Oppenhoff and Radler
Allen&Overy LLP
Baker and McKenzie
PricewaterhouseCoopers
KPMG
Sony Ericsson
Daimler Chrysler
European Court of Justice
European Central Bank
Deutsche Bundesbank
Qatar Steel Company
Qatar Petrochemical Corporation
DuPont
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Siemens

The high calibre of organizations ensures that TOLES will always be a very valuable asset for you to add to your CV or LinkedIn profile.

Now it is possible to study and sit the TOLES exam in Bologna. Visit our website Toles Registered and Authorized Trainer and Examination Centre or by filling in the contact form below.

Toles – Foundation Syllabus 2017

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The TOLES Foundation Exam requires little or no knowledge of British or American law. It requires knowledge of useful, international legal terminology, a strong, active use of basic grammar and a sensitivity to use of register in the following general areas:

  • basic legal negotiations
  • pre-contractual documents
  • commercial contracts
  • banking
  • companies
  • other forms of business
  • bankruptcy and insolvency
  • employment law and contracts
  • the litigation process
  • essential contract law
  • the law of tort
  • intellectual property
  • real estate
  • oral contracts
  • an introduction to the common law

For further details fill in the following contact form

#Brexit Bill Defeated by the House of Lords.

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The Brexit Bill has been defeated by the House of Lords by a majority of about 100. The Lords argued that there was not sufficient protection for EU nations in the UK.

The Bill now goes back to the House of Commons to be amended and presented again.

Subscribe to this blog or visit our website (https://internationaleventsandlawconferences.yolasite.com) for other details.

International Law Symposium – 6 July – 9 July 2017, Bologna, Italy

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Today’s practitioners, whether operating domestically or internationally, are required to know how the law from other jurisdictions impacts on their  client’s business affairs. Whether the client is located in the US or UK or in Europe, a practitioner needs to understand the fundamental elements of these legal systems in order to protect and or defend their client’s business.

This week has been specifically developed to assist the local practitioner to understand the basic requirements of the common law system.

The first part of the course will start with an introduction to common law system of law and look at how the common law system developed.

The second part of the course will involve the study of various areas of common law in the UK and contracted to the US system. We will study contracts law, torts law, the impact of equity, remedies available for breach.

The third part of the course will focus on the impact of the conflict of laws (private international law). How does this operate in the areas of tort, contract, property and so on and transactions which contain a foreign element.For example, conflict of laws issues will arise if proceedings are contemplated in London in respect of a contract involving a party in Italy seeking to recover damages for breach of a contract governed by the law of Italy.

The fourth part of the course will look at civil litigation procedure from studying the legal institutions, and the civil procedure rules including discovery, interrogatories, affidavits.

The final part of the course will involve a negotiation of a dispute where participants will have the chance to role play in the negotiation. At the conclusion of the negotiation, the participants will also be drafting terms of settlement for the matter.

The topics to be covered in this symposium are:-

1. Introduction to the common law system in the UK and US and terminology

2. Contracts law and terminology in the UK and US and the international sale of goods (Vienna Convention)

3.  Torts law and terminology in the UK and US

4. Equity law in the UK and terminology

5. Remedies and damages in the US & UK for breach of contract and torts

6. Law of contract – forum of competent jurisdiction and the law of the contract

7. The Impact of private international law on commercial transactions

8. Commencing proceedings and civil litigation procedure including discovery, interrogatories, affidavits.

9. Dispute Resolution and the art of negotiation

10. Case study – participants will role play in the negotiation and draft terms of settlement for the matter.

Detailed Program and Registration – Click here or for further information fill in the attached form.