How to Advise and Interview Legal Clients with Confidence

 
How do you feel when a new client makes an appointment for an interview?
 
If you're feeling...
Unprepared and worried that you could say something wrong…
Nervous that they might leave confused…
That you could forget all the Legal English vocabulary you’ve already learned!
 
In today’s new video, I will walk you through the different stages of a client interview and advising practices like:
Opening the conversation and greeting them
Listening and asking questions
Advising
And how to conclude your first interview with the client
 
Watch the new video here and I'd love to hear how you prepare for client interviews:
 
Looking for more tips on achieving legal English fluency? I'm hosting my FREE webinar on October 7th & 8th on '3 pasos para ganar fluidez en inglés jurídico'!
 
Register for the webinar here: https://www.ebeacademy.org/webinar
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The 5 Contract Drafting Mistakes YOU Could be Making!

 
I've seen 5 common contract drafting mistakes lawyers often make while on their path to Legal English Fluency. Here are the 5 mistakes to avoid:
 
1. Using synonyms in the same contract
2.  Using too many words that get confusing
3.  An incorrect use of pronouns
4.  Mixing obligations and definitions
5.  Using and/or in a clause
 
To learn how you can AVOID these 5 contract drafting mistakes, watch this week's video!
 
In this video, you will learn:
How to identify when you've made these mistakes
Solutions to make your contracts easier to read and understand
My tips and tricks to improve your Legal English!
 
You can view this week's video below!
 
And if you're looking for a resource to help with your Legal English fluency - doors are opening soon to my signature course, Legal English Academy!
 
You can join the waitlist now to be the first to receive information:https://www.ebeacademy.org/waitlist-legal-english-academy
 
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Stop Leaving $$ on the Table --Start Studying Legal English (Here’s how👇)

 
Are you leaving $$ on the table as a lawyer?
 
You know… things like…
Job opportunities
Promotions
Or working with international clients
 
If you think you are, in this video I’ll share how to stop doing it and boost your revenue, free up your time, and build a career that works for you and not the other way around.
 
At the end of this video, you’ll learn…
→ The wrong question most lawyers studying Legal English ask…
→ My 3-step method to creating your own path to Legal English fluency
→ And a new resource to help you get started THIS WEEK
 
Ready to start making MORE money and have better opportunities? 

Download The Ultimate Legal English Starter Kit - Your 7-Day plan to get started on your path to Legal English Fluency. 

And there's a little secret...

...all you need to do is dedicate 30 mins a day!! 
 
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The REAL reason you’re struggling with phrasal verbs!!

 
Phrasal verbs are one of the most challenging parts of learning English and most students find this extremely difficult to master.
 
Have you ever thought about the truth behind phrasal verbs and what other English teachers and students get wrong
 
So in today’s video, I share the TRUTH behind phrasal verbs and how to master them.
 
In this video, you’ll learn:
  1. The difference between transitive, intransitive, separable and inseparable
  2. How they apply to three of the most used phrasal verbs in Legal English
  3. And practical examples from some of my favourite TV law series

And at the end of the video, I also share my resource to help you get started with a personalized plan for your Legal English fluency! 

Here's the link: https://www.ebeacademy.org/legalvocabularyquiz

 
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3 Simple Hacks to Achieve Legal English Fluency Now!

 
Ready to achieve Legal English fluency now?

In this video, I share 3 simple hacks to achieve Legal English Fluency right now!

These are simple hacks you can start implementing right now to improve your Legal English fluency. Most of the time, I’ve seen many Legal English students struggle with achieving fluency because they overcomplicate many things. Not anymore! I’ll be sharing 3 simple tips for you to start moving towards Legal English Fluency now.

At the end of this video, you’ll learn…
→ My tips and tricks for creating a plan you can stick to with!
→ What is the biggest mistake Legal English students make when studying…
→ And how you can start putting your vocabulary to practice now!

Ready to take your Legal English fluency to the next level? Watch the VIDEO and share your questions in the comments to have them answered!

Last but not the least, I also share my resource to help you get started with a personalized plan for your...
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The TOLES Exam + Tips & Tricks to get a high score

 

‍In this video, I talk about the TOLES Exam, the ONLY certified English exam for lawyers.

In this video, we discuss:
 What the TOLES Exam is
 Example questions
 Tips & Tricks for the exam
 And at the end, I will share a resource on how to see if you're ready for this exam

If you have any questions, you can comment them below and I will answer them for you!

Last but not the least, I also share my resource to help you get started with a personalized plan for your Legal English fluency! 

Here's the link: https://www.ebeacademy.org/legalvocabularyquiz
 
Take this QUIZ to find out what your "Legal English Level" is and get a personalized step-by-step plan to get started on your path to Legal English Fluency! 
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Donoghue v Stevenson

 

The word negligence is a very common legal term nowadays. However, the modern concept of negligence can largely be traced back to 1932 when a House of Lords' decision set out the principle whereby one person would owe a duty of care to another.

In today's video, we are going to talk about a case that almost every lawyer in every common law system in the world is familiar with. It is the famous case of Donoghue v Stevenson. 

The case of Donoghue v Stevenson has a vital role in the determination of when a duty of care exists in negligence. The existence of a duty of care, which is owed to, by the defendant to the complainant is the very first ingredient without which, no cause of action arises. It can be said that this case has played an important role in the history and growth of the tort of negligence. 

The ruling, in this case, established the civil law tort of negligence and obliged businesses to observe a duty of care towards...

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Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co.

 

Have you heard about the Carbolic smoke ball? In today's video we are going to look at the curious case of the carbolic smoke ball; known to legal students the world over; that forced companies to treat customers honestly and openly and still has an impact today. Furthermore, it is a fantastic case to understand the four elements of en English contract. 

Links mentioned in this video: 
>> Vocabulary List

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Vicarious Liability - WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrisons) v. Various Claimants

 

In today’s video, we are going to talk about vicarious liability and look at the case study of WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrisons) v. Various Claimants [2020]. 

The decision of the Supreme Court in this case is a very important one. 
The decision builds on previous case law to provide further guidance as to what should be considered within the ordinary course of employment. It ensures businesses will not be liable for acts of their employees that are wholly outside their authorized remit.

Links mentioned in this video: 
>> Vocabulary List
>> Judgment
>> Press summary (a great resource to enhance your understanding of the case)

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13 expresiones sobre la declaración de la renta en inglés

 

The tax season is upon us and I am sure that even though many of you are not tax advisors, learning a few basic terms about taxation in English could be helpful. That is why this week I've decided to teach some taxation vocabulary. 

Do you know how you say 'declaración de la renta' in English? Or 'ejercicio fiscal'? or 'tramo del IRPF'?

Do you know how to structure sentences using them? 

In this video, you will learn some taxation vocabulary that you SHOULD know as a lawyer, even if taxation is not your area of specialty. What are you waiting for? GO WATCH IT RIGHT NOW! I promise, your 5 minutes will be well spent! 

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