Legal English Skills and Legal Writing – 5 day Immersion (3 - 7 August 2020) or 15 hours Online year-round

Designed for newly qualified lawyers and law students. Typically, course participants need to develop their speaking and writing skills to help them communicate complex legal ideas and concepts to partners, clients and colleagues in a variety of formal and less formal situations including meetings, negotiations, and networking events. On completion of your Legal English course you may wish to continue with a formal Legal English qualification, TOLES.

We also offer 5 day immersion and 15 hour online TOLES exam preparatory courses. BLCIreland is a registered TOLES Examination Centre.

TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) Advanced Exam dates are as follows:

25 June, 2020 (registration deadline 5 June)
20 August, 2020 (registration deadline 31 July)
19 November, 2020 (registration deadline 30 October)

Commercial Contract Drafting Skills – 5 day Immersion (10 - 14 August 2020) or 15 hours online year round

Learn the nuances of Commercial Contract Drafting and how best to reflect your client’s instruction. Practice drafting bullet-proof contracts. Analyse contracts, affidavits and other legal documents. Learn how to draft impactful contract clauses, liquidated damages, retention of title, warranties, covenants, indemnities, guarantees, force majeure and boilerplate, draft an NDA. SAAS contracts, SLA Agreements and the future impact of Block Chain technology and ‘Smart Contracts’.


International Arbitration – 5 day Immersion (17 -21 August 2020) or 15 hours online year-round

Our Arbitration Law and Practice course teaches you the essential elements of the Law of Arbitration, together with the legal English terms and phrases needed to conduct legal work in this expanding legal area. Speaking and writing skills are also covered in depth to prepare participants for real-life arbitration proceedings. It is therefore, suitable both for lawyers and law students who are new to the topic, as well as for these more experienced professionals who seek to reinforce their legal knowledge and improve their legal English skills. Simulated arbitration hearings are part of the course and all participants will have the chance to practice their public speaking, arguing and persuasion skills in these sessions. All At the end of the course you will know and understand how arbitration procedure works and how to perform your role in arbitration proceedings.

'Rock the Law!' - Course for teens and law students - Immersion Course (24 - 28 August 2020) or 15 hours Online year-round

Attention wannabe hot-shot Lawyers, do you want a fun-filled five day introduction to law with a chance to be a real Entertainment lawyer for a Rockstar client! Here’s your diary! –

Day 1 – Interview your Rockstar Client.
Manager breaches Recording contract, Draft a New Bullet-
Proof Contract
Day 2 – Rockstar gets blackmailed by a ‘dancer’ –
Draft a Gagging order
Day 3 – Rockstar sued by local residents at
Concert Venue – Intro to Tort law – Nuisance
Day 4 – Rockstar’s song copied by rival – negotiate
and draft exclusive Copyright Agreement
Day 5 – Rockstar punches paparazzo –
Represent him in Court. Bail him out of Kilmainham
CELEBRATE at the Guinness Factory!