Legal spanish

Complementary course to the Intensive Course (you will have 4 Spanish language classes daily as well as 2 classes of legal Spanish per day).

Content of the Legal Spanish Course

Our legal Spanish course deals with the specific language within the field of Law. You will learn Spanish legal terminology, how to understand legal documents in Spanish, and how to structure correct legal sentences. If you are studying Law, or you work as a judge, lawyer, legal secretary, etc, Escuela Delengua’s Legal Spanish course could help you in your work or studies.  If you have any specific needs with regards to the content, let us know, and we will attempt to adapt the content of the course to your wishes.
The content of the course depends on your knowledge of Law and Spanish, and on the time that you have available. We normally begin with a general introduction, in order to familiarise you with the basic legal terms in Spanish, and then move on to focus on the different areas of the world of Law.

Possible topics for the Legal Spanish Course:

Introduction to Law

  • What is Law?
  • Sources of the Law
  • Outline of Spanish Law

Qualification, Studies, and Practice of Law

  • Division of Law
  • Studying Law
  • Professional Practice

The Constitution and Judicial Power

  • Democracies and the Constitution
  • Judiciary
  • Judicial Organisation in Spain

Procedural Law

  • Trial and proceedings
  • Procedural Acts
  • Penal Proceedings

Criminal Law and Criminology

  • At court
  • Oral proceedings
  • Criminology

Private Civil and Commercial Law

  • Civil Law
  • Commercial corporations
  • Obligations and Contracts

Legal Advice

  • Obligations of the employer
  • Debt reclaim
  • Vested rights

International Law, Community Law, and Environmental Law

  • Public and Private International Law
  • Institutions of the European Union and the Community Legal Code
  • Environmental Consultancy

Visits during the Legal Spanish Course

The Legal Spanish course includes at least one visit to a courtroom, lawyers’ office, or any other centre related to the legal world.