About the Video

Legal terminology for linguists 3: Court hearings, pleadings and orders

We are very proud to present this best-selling series of 6 videos for those who want to learn about or brush up their civil and criminal legal terminology

Legal terminology is very specific – you either know it and understand it or you don’t.  Get it wrong and not only your client gets it wrong, your ability to get more work can be damaged as well.

This is the third session in the series and Part 3 will focus on the civil and criminal courts in the UK as regards:

  • Hearings – the various types such as preliminary, interim, adjourned, final, reserved and ex-parte hearings and so on
  • Pleadings – the documents filed with the court by the parties throughout the life of the case such as petitions, applications. witness statements, expert reports, submissions and so on
  • Orders – the various orders made by magistrates and judges such as interim and final orders, injunctions, decree absolutes, summonses, production orders and so on.

This is one of a series of six but you can enjoy them separately. However, the last one is free if you purchase all six in one transaction. Just type    LEGTERMFUL      into the checkout before making payment.

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You can find the remaining videos of the series under the following links:

1. The courts

2. The people in the courts

4. Offences of dishonesty

5. Offences of violence

6. Sexual offences

Discounts

  • This is one of a series of six but you can enjoy them separately. However, the last one is free if you purchase all six in one transaction. Just type    LEGTERMFUL      into the checkout before making payment.
  • CIOL membership discount: 10% (the code is available on the membership page)

Speaker

Sue Leschen

Sue is a lawyer-linguist and also the Director of Avocate, a niche market legal and commercial French interpreting and translation company in Manchester, UK. Sue is a hands-on interpreter and has been interpreting in courts and tribunals since 2002.

She is also an independent legal terminology trainer and a one to one mentor and business guru for language professionals.

Sue sits on the Professional Conduct Committees of NRPSI, NRCPD, and RBSLI and is also a member of CIOL’s Council, CIOL’s Interpreting Division and also CIOL’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion committees.

Duration

1 hour 23 min

Who should watch it?

Both new and established linguists and interpreters wishing to learn more about the legal system and its terminology.

What are the benefits to you?

This video will increase your awareness of issues relating to legal terminology in courts.

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