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English Legal Terminology and English Law

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30 hours

Greek lawyers are often asked by colleagues abroad to explain terms in draft contracts and other legal documents or to clarify aspects of Greek law before proceeding with agreements, corporate activities or arbitration.

This online 30-hour program will present legal terms used in a wide range of business activities and their nearest equivalent in English law. Authentic texts and cases will be used as examples to help participants understand the use of terminology in a realistic context.

By the end of this program you will be able to:

  • Recognize and understand the meaning of key legal terms in English
  • Write or translate legal texts using appropriate legal terminology
  • Communicate with confidence with foreign partners about legal issues

  • Διάκριση common law – equity law – case law
  • Αγγλικό Δικαστικό Σύστημα (αστικά και ποινικά δικαστήρια διαφόρων βαθμών) και συλλειτουργοί της δικαιοσύνης (δικηγόροι, επιμελητές κλπ)
  • Δικόγραφα στην αστική και ποινική διαδικασία
  • Εναλλακτικές μορφές επίλυσης (κυρίως διαιτησία και διαμεσολάβηση και εξωδικαστικός συμβιβασμός)
  • Ιδιαιτερότητες νομικής φρασεολογίας και σύνταξης (legalese)
  • Αγγλική νομική αλληλογραφία – τυπική δομή επιστολών
  • Δίκαιο συμβάσεων Α (στοιχεία για την σύναψη συμβάσεων και τρόποι λύσης/κατάργησης αυτών)
  • Δίκαιο συμβάσεων Β (τυπικό περιεχόμενο συμβάσεων – υποδείγματα τυπικών άρθρων)
  • Δίκαιο αδικοπραξίας (tort)
  • Μισθώσεις ακινήτων
  • Πνευματική Ιδιοκτησία (εκχώρηση εμπορικών σημάτων, παραβίαση δικαιωμάτων πνευματικής ιδιοκτησίας)
  • Εταιρικό Δίκαιο Α (είδη επιχειρηματικών μορφών)
  • Εταιρικό Δίκαιο Β (καταστατικά/συστατικές πράξεις, πρακτικά, διάλυση, μέτοχοι, μετοχές, πτώχευση)
  • Συμβάσεις εργασίας
  • Χρηματοδότησηκαι δανειακή σύμβαση (παρουσίαση βασικού περιεχομένου)
  • Διασυνοριακές πωλήσεις αγαθών/προϊόντων (βασική σύμβαση, τρόποι πληρωμής, incoterms)

You can register, or have your employer register you up to two days before the start date of the program if there are still available places. Add the program to the shopping basket. The first time you place an order you need to register. For company registrations please check the box “I am booking on behalf of my company”.

Then, fill out your personal details and select an invoice or receipt to be issued.

Then you must pay the tuition fee. Payment is available by: a) debit, prepaid, or credit card (interest-free installments will be visible if available), b) Bank payment ID, that you can use to pay at the bank or via ebanking, or c) IRIS and direct debiting your bank account.

Please note that once you successfully place your order you will receive an automated confirmation message. This does not mean that your registration is complete. Your place is reserved once you pay the relevant tuition fee. When payment is recorded in the system, we will contact you to confirm your registration. Employers who enroll 3 or more employees in the program receive a 10% discount on the total amount of fees. This discount is visible in the shopping cart. 


Zoom is a web-based video conferencing tool, compatible with Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android, that allows users to meet and attend classes online. You can use Zoom from your PC or laptop, but also from your iPad or smartphone. You will have to download Zoom to one of your devices to be able to attend this program. We will send you a step-by-step guide once you register. If you use your PC or laptop you will also need a webcam, microphone, and speaker. Most computers have a microphone and speaker, but you can also use a headset with a microphone for better sound quality.

Stamos Theloudis
Legal English and Shipping Instructor

Stamos Theloudis earned his LL.M degree from the Law School of the University of Bristol in 1991. He was admitted to the Athens Bar Association the following year and has since been practicing law.His ...

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