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Legal Languages and Foreign Law

Legal English II


Course Description

(5 ECTS / 2 hours per week) Following Legal English I (Rechtsenglisch I) Legal English II focuses on expanding the basic vocabulary of the English legal language and on increasing of language ability when confronted with legal texts. Additionally, the course helps prepare students for the International Legal English Certificate (ILEC).

Performance record according to § 24 sec. 2 JAPO

At the end of the course a 2-hour exam will be given for the issuing of the legal language certificate according to § 24 sec. 2 JAPO, which is necessary to apply for the First Legal State Exam (Erste juristische Staatsprüfung).


Linhart/Fabry , Englische Rechtssprache – ein Studien- und Arbeitsbuch, C.H.Beck, 3. Edition (2014)
Krois-Lindner, International Legal English, Cambridge University Press (2011) 2. Edition

  • International Sales Law
  • Employment Law
  • Property
  • Family Law
  • International Harmonization of Law
  • Unit 5 ILEC
  • Unit 8 ILEC