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Legal English certificate exam in Munich

TRANSACTRAINING is a registered TOLES Training Centre. We are authorised to train candidates for the Test of Legal English Skills (TOLES) and to administer the TOLES exams.

What is TOLES?

TOLES consists of a series of internationally-recognised certificate exams designed to test practical Legal English proficiency at three different levels: Foundation, Higher and Advanced. TOLES is a member of the International Division of the Law Society of England & Wales and all study materials have been developed in consultation with practising lawyers to ensure that they address the skills lawyers need to work effectively in English.

Why TOLES?

TOLES is currently one of only two standardised ways of testing international Legal English proficiency. The other is the Cambridge International Legal English Certificate (ILEC), which is being discontinued in December 2016.

TOLES is ideal for lawyers and law students who wish to:

  1. become familiar with a broad range of Legal English concepts and skills and learn how to apply them in a practical, relevant way for international legal practice; and
  2. evidence their Legal English skills to current and future employers.

What is our approach to TOLES training?

It is not necessary to write all three TOLES exams. In our view, the most important Legal English concepts and skills for legal practice are those covered in the TOLES Higher and TOLES Advanced exams.

We currently run two group Legal English Intensive Courses for TOLES in Munich.

The first is the Legal English Intensive Course for TOLES (Foundation to Higher), which deals with material relevant to the TOLES Foundation and TOLES Higher Exams, and which is held in August each year. Participants can choose to write the TOLES Higher Exam at the end of the course.

The second is the Legal English Intensive Course for TOLES (Advanced), which deals with material relevant to the TOLES Advanced exam and which is held in March each year. Participants can choose to write the TOLES Advanced Exam at the end of the course.

We believe that this approach is the most effective and efficient solution for lawyers and law students who want to reach a high level of proficiency in Legal English, but who do not have much time within which to do so. For further details, please see: