Author: Susan Isaacs

Susan Isaacs has an MA from Oxford and has been running courses in the City for the past twenty five years. She has taught specialist courses accredited by SRA for CPD and her clients include students from Norton Rose, Addleshaw Goddards, Linklaters, Herbert Smith, Simmons and Simmons, Clyde and Co, Slaughter and May and Laurence Graham. As she says “Most students like and use all the facilities available on the web but still say there is no substitute for going to classes where a teacher will talk to you, correct you and explain things you do not understand.”

Languages for lawyers

In the January issue I covered some of the general material on the internet designed to help you learn a language. In this article I look at some of the material covering legal topics as well as describing a few more of the more general resources. If your French is already reasonably good, you can […]

Read More

How to study languages on the internet

You may not realise it, but if you are a lawyer, you are automatically a linguist. When you consider that you may spend hours debating the interpretation of one word in a contract and many thousands or even millions of pounds may hang on that interpretation, you’ll realise that your linguistic skills are pretty finely […]

Read More