Preparation Toles Foundation Course
- March 2019 – 1, 2, 3 (inclusive)
- June 2019 – 8 & 9 (inclusive)
- November 2019 – 2 & 3 (inclusive)
(15 hours intensive training)
This course prepares students for the TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) examination.
Topics in the Foundation Course include:
- 1A – The Legal Profession – Course Details
- 2A – The Language of Banking – Course Details
- 3A- The Language of Contract Law – Course Details
- 4A- The Language of Employment Law – Course Details
- 5A-The Language of the Law of Tort – Course Details
- 6A- Understanding Contracts (1) – Course Details
- 7A – The Language of Business Law – Course Details
- 8 – Modern Letter Writing – Course Details
- 9A – The Law of Company Law – Course Details
- 10A – Understanding Contracts (2) – Course Details
The Head Trainer for this course is Sofia Parastatidou – mother-tongue English
Qualified as a UK lawyer and former member of the New York State Bar Association, Sofia is now based in Italy where she trains lawyers, accountants and notaries through the Ordine dei Dottori Commercialisti e degli Esperti Contabili, the Ordine degli Avvocati and the Associazione Nazionale Forense.
She also trains psychologists through the Ordine dei psicologi di Emilia Romagna, engineers through the Ordine Ingegneri di Bologna and C-Level directors in many multinational and national companies.
She has also taught law students at various universities, master courses and post -graduate courses. She runs training courses for in-house Counsel (giuristi d’impresa), translators and other professionals.
She teaches Legal English, Finance English and Business English as well as Contract Law, Commercial Law, Company Law, Trusts, Banking Law, Intellectual Property, International Trade Law, Customs Law, Freight Forwarding, Aviation & Maritime Law, Franchising, Accounting and Taxation. She has also held courses in UK/US Practice and Procedure Courses for judges in Bologna.
A registered TOLES trainer and examiner, Sofia is passionate about not only training up-and-coming lawyers in law subjects or language but also in soft-skill acquisition. To this end, she is also trains in effective writing, presentation and public speaking skills, debating, negotiation and mediation skills.
She provides consultancy to Italian professionals who wish to train and re-qualify in common law jurisdictions through the up-coming SQE (currently QLTS) or for accountants to become Chartered Accountants in UK.
Sofia is now Secretary of the European Legal English Teachers Association and Head Trainer fo TOLES and QLTS at the British Legal Centre.
Intensive Course (15 hours intensive) – €450 (IVA inclusa
Saturday: 10am – 13pm & 14 – 19pm
Sunday: 10am – 13pm & 14 -18pm
The fees do not include travel, accomodation, materials, examination fees (which are additional).
Additional tutoring for examination practice is available upon request.
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