• Legal English Training Program

    May 21 2012, 01:00 - 01:00
    Location: American Chamber of Commerce in France, 77 rue de Miromesnil, 75008 Paris, France

    ILEC is world’s first and only international recognized test of legal English. It was developed by Cambridge University.  ILEC tests the ability of lawyers to use English for professional purposes. The exam is based on realistic tasks of the kind that legal practitioners would be expected to encounter in their daily working lives. For more information about ILEC, see


     Week 1:  Introduction, the Practice of Law

    Week 2   Company Law: Formation, Management, Capitalization

    Week 3:  Fundamental Changes in a Company and Case Study No. 1

    Week 4:  Contract Formation and Contract Remedies

    Week 5:  Contracts: Assignment and Third party Rights and Case Study No. 2

    Week 6:  Employment Law and Sale of Goods

    Week 7:  Real Property Law and Intellectual Property Law

    Week 8:  Negotiable Instruments 

    Week 9:  Debtor- and Creditor Law and Competition Law

    Week 10: Transnational Commercial Law

    Course Information:

    WHO:   Lawyers, Legal Support Staff, Students, Members and Non-members of AmCham

    WHEN:  Every Monday evening for 10 Weeks (18:00- 21:00)

    WHERE:  American Chamber of Commerce in France, 77 rue de Miromesnil, 75008 Paris, France




    10 Week Series

    AmCham Members: 1500 EUR H.T. for the 30 hour program

    Others: 1600 H.T. for the 30 hour program

    Plus the cost of “International Legal English” by TransLegal in collaboration with Amy Krois-Lindner


    Use your DIF!  This program is eligible to be a part of your professional training budget.


    Lawyers can earn up to 30 hours of La Formation Continue Obligatoire des Avocats 

    To register, email us at  Registration deadline is May 1, 2012.

    Stephanie Schantz is an American lawyer and founder of Legal Lingua with over 10 years experience in the legal field. She received her Juris Doctorate (JD) from the University of Wisconsin Law School and a Bachelors Degree (BA) in government from Franklin andMarshall College. Additionally, she studied at Sciences Po and La Sorbonne in Paris, France. Since moving to Paris, Stephanie has lectured at Sciences Po, New York University Law School and the University of Paris II (Pantheon-Assas). 

    *Schedule is subject to change without notice