Legal Skillsets for Law Students Series | Online Training | 24 May to 15 June 2021 | 5PM to 6PM (UAE time)

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SERIES OVERVIEW

No skills are more important to a law school student (or a future lawyer) than being able to confidently spot legal issues, conduct legal research and write like a best-selling author. Join LexisNexis Middle East for our Skillsets for Law Students online training series where our experts will look at:

 

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Part 1 Embracing Legal Technology / How can AI help Future Lawyers When you think of AI, it’s easy to pull in visions of beeping, whirring robots from science-fiction movies. Truth is, AI is far more cerebral than that. For lawyers, it manifests itself in several ways. In this training session, you will learn what legal technology really is, how it is used by lawyers today to make the job easier, and whether you should be worried about robot judges in China. Hussain Hadi, Head of Publishing & Legal Technology, LexisNexis Middle East 24 May 2021, 5PM to 6PM (UAE time)
Part 2 Legal Brief vs Legal Memo… What’s the Difference?

Structure of a Legal Memorandum (Memo)

Structure of a Legal Brief

Legal writing is an essential part of your journey as an aspiring lawyer. That’s why we want to help you write efficiently and effectively. In this online training session, our expert will let you in on the best writing tips that will set you up for success. Learn the difference between a legal memorandum and a legal brief as well as get exclusive writing Do’s and Don’ts from a seasoned professional. Through this session, we will enable you to write concise and practical content that will resonate with clients. Claire Melvin, Publisher, LexisNexis Middle East 25 May 2021, 5PM to 6PM (UAE time)
Part 3 How to do Legal Research Legal research is one of the first things you are taught in law school. It is the art of retrieving the necessary information to support legal decision-making. So, getting the research right can either make or break lawyers and their clients. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it sounds. But fortunately for you, we’ve got you covered whether you’re just starting out or already getting the hang of it. Learn the ins and outs of a comprehensive legal research process, the resources to use and avoid, and how you can browse with confidence. Erik Chiniara, Head of Practical Guidance – Lexis® Middle East, LexisNexis 1 June 2021, 5PM to 6PM (UAE time)
Part 4 Structure of a Case Summary

How to write a Case Summary

Case transcripts can be long and complex. Having the right skills to write concise effective digests will help you understand the most important elements in cases in record time. Claire Melvin, Publisher, LexisNexis Middle East 2 June 2021, 5PM to 6PM (UAE time)
Part 5 Writing Tips for Law Students Legal research is then consolidated into memos for clients. However, law students and lawyers have the habit of using long, complicated words instead of being concise and getting to the point. Remember that your writing reflects your ability to communicate clearly, and you always want to make sure your clients understand you, the law and what it means for them. Tune in to what our expert has to say about executing complex writing tasks quickly and intelligently without sacrificing clarity in this online session. Samantha Roberts SFHEA, Senior Lecturer in Law, Middlesex University Dubai 7 June 2021, 5PM to 6PM (UAE time)
Part 6 Presentation Skills for Law Students We are heavily influenced by what is memorable, and a captivating speaker plays a huge role in turning something mundane into unforgettable information. In this session, our expert will show you the different ways in which you can engage and persuade your audience, as well as the common presentation mistakes to avoid to make your next presentation a hit! Hussain Hadi, Head of Publishing & Legal Technology, LexisNexis Middle East 8 June 2021, 5PM to 6PM (UAE time)
Part 7 How to Communicate with your
Clients
Whether in legal practice or in law school, good lawyers realise that the role involves being educators, advisors, and leaders. A sharp communication skillset is the secret to succeeding in these roles. Get the shopping list of key ingredients for effective client communication in this session where our expert is equipped and ready to share what years of dealing with clients has taught them. It involves knowing your client, understanding what it means to be a lawyer, simplicity and more! Lisa Riddler, Lecturer in Law, Middlesex University Dubai 14 June 2021, 5PM to 6PM (UAE time)
Part 8 How to Improve your Leadership Skills Law students are taught valuable skills like how to read, understand, analyse and apply the law, how to advocate for clients, critical thinking skills and more. This session will map out how you can cultivate and improve a skill law schools often miss out on: Leadership. It is important because a fine lawyer is a strong leader, and there is no better person to learn this from than the Deputy Head of LexisNexis Middle East, a leader in legal content. Sarah Haddadi, Deputy Head of LexisNexis Middle East 15 June 2021, 5PM to 6PM (UAE time)

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

Parts 1 to 6 are aimed at all students, whether you are starting your academic journey or nearing the end. Parts 7 and 8 are aimed at students who are about to enter the legal job market.

 

Details Price Qty
Part 4: Case Summariesshow details + USD50.00 (USD)  
Part 5: Writing Tips for Law Studentsshow details + USD50.00 (USD)  
Part 6: Presentation Skills for Law Studentsshow details + USD50.00 (USD)  
Part 7: How to Communicate with your Clientsshow details + USD50.00 (USD)  
Part 8: How to Improve your Leadership Skillsshow details + USD50.00 (USD)  

  • Part 1: Embracing Legal Technology
    24/05/2021
    17:00 (UAE time) - 18:00 (UAE time)
  • Part 2: Legal Brief vs Legal Memo
    25/05/2021
    17:00 (UAE time) - 18:00 (UAE time)
  • Part 3: How to do Legal Research
    01/06/2021
    17:00 (UAE time) - 18:00 (UAE time)
  • Part 4: Case Summaries
    02/06/2021
    17:00 (UAE time) - 18:00 (UAE time)
  • Part 5: Writing Tips for Law Students
    07/06/2021
    17:00 (UAE time) - 18:00 (UAE time)
  • Part 6: Presentation Skills for Law Students
    08/06/2021
    17:00 (UAE time) - 18:00 (UAE time)
  • Part 7: How to Communicate with your Clients
    14/06/2021
    17:00 (UAE time) - 18:00 (UAE time)
  • Part 8: How to Improve your Leadership Skills
    15/06/2021
    17:00 (UAE time) - 18:00 (UAE time)
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