Why proficiency in Legal English so important?
Proficiency in legal terms and terminologies is very important in legal profession irrespective of the country/state/region, native English speaking or non-native English speaking, reason being multi fold increase in globalization and international business. In pursuance of successful careers, people are moving from one country/state/region to another and they are applying their academic knowledge acquired in their native country/state/region, to the respective country/state/region of their employment. In this scenario it becomes utmost necessary in legal profession to be very well versed in legal terminologies which are universally applicable, while entering the market as qualified lawyer, and communicating/ interacting with prospective clients/ colleagues of different regions. While effective interaction includes both written and verbal communication skills, it emphasizes the need for proper training in Legal language. Learning legal terms is the only sure shot way of succeeding in lawyering / legal profession. Due to the challenging market for lawyers, it is a necessity for all lawyers.
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