Posted on January 22, 2019

The Centre for Law and Development at Qatar University’s (QU) College of Law (LAWC) launches executive legal training courses starting January 27. The courses will cover three topics, Introduction to Common Law Contracts in English, Legal Writing: Email, Memos and Legal Analysis in English and Professional Responsibility for Lawyers. Anybody interested in Qatar can apply to participate in the legal training and earn a certificate from the Centre.

Dr. Jon Truby, Director of the Centre for Law and Development at LAWC said “Our legal training programs deliver high quality practical legal education on specialized courses that are in demand in the local community.”

The training will take place at QU during evening times for those registered and will cost 2000 QR per student. 

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The first 3 training will take place during January 27 – February 16, 2019 on the below subjects

Introduction to Common Law Contracts (English)

This course will train you to (1) understand the legal framework of contract law in the common law world, (2) recognize the legal issues relating to the pre-contractual and performance stage of a contract, (3) apply legal principles to the resolution of common problems faced in the contractual process, (4) appreciate the different ways contracts can be terminated under a common law framework, and (5) acknowledge the alternative remedies available at the conclusion of a contract.

Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday (5:30pm-8:00pm)

Legal Writing: Email, Memos, and Legal Analysis (English)

This course will provide you with hands-on practical experience in analytical and persuasive legal writing and advocacy. At the end of the program, attendees will be able to (1) better tailor their message to their audience; (2) identify key categories of information from the code, precedent cases, and client facts; and (3) structure and communicate an effective legal argument.

Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (5:30pm-8:00pm)  

Professional Responsibility for Lawyers

The course will provide an overview on rights and duties of lawyers under the applicable law; shed light on comparative laws, legal instruments, and different legal systems in relation to professional responsibility; outline the dimensions of ethics in legal practice and functions; and conduct exercises and group work, to enhance relevant legal skills for lawyers.

Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday (5:30pm-8:00pm)