Legal Terminology for Linguists – Online Course, Part 1: The courts

£18.00 incl. VAT

The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) CPD course on Legal Terminology for Linguists is highly recommended for public service interpreters working in the justice sector.

The nine-part webinar series are hosted by Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) interpreter and legal expert, Sue Leschen. The webinars are designed to build knowledge and confidence in the specialist legal vocabulary and terminology used both in and outside of the courtroom that falls outside of the ‘day to day’ language spoken by fluent linguists.

Part 1 guides learners through legal terminology relating specifically to the courts. It can be bought as an individual webinar or as a discounted bundle with the other eight webinars.

The webinar contents are detailed below.




Webinar contents

The courts

  • Courts and tribunals
  • The difference between courts and tribunals
  • Tribunals and translation issues
  • Courts in the UK
  • Court hierarchy in the UK
  • Examples of civil courts
  • Diverse matters heard in the county courts
  • Small Claims Court
  • Matters heard in the Family Courts
  • High Court
  • Court of Appeal
  • Criminal Court
  • Youth Court
  • Crown Court
  • The Old Bailey
  • Miscellaneous Courts
  • Courts in Scotland
  • Courts in Northern Ireland
  • Religious Courts
  • European Court
  • European Court of Human Rights
  • European Court of Justice
  • The future in the UK – online justice?