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    • Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)


    EULETA Legal English WORKSHOP 2024

    21 September 2024

    Co-organised by Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and EULETA

    In-person conference | Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels| |

    Saturday 21 September 2024

    With meet and greet on Friday 20 September and social event on Sunday 22 September

    Download call: EULETA workshop 2024 call for papers.pdf

    Submit: Please fill in this Google Form to submit your abstract: https://forms.gle/jyWfueyfxzB5PDnq9


    EULETA’s membership is made up of many people working in different capacities in legal English, for example: lawyers, linguists, translators, legal English trainers for professionals, and legal English university professors. This workshop, co-organised by Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and EULETA, aims to bring our diverse members together to share and find new practical ways of combining our expertise to improve our legal English teaching.  
    Presentations must be related to the teaching of legal English. Topics may also include legal linguistics, legal drafting, legal translation, and interpretation. Presenters should provide participants with a tangible takeaway to implement in their teaching practices.
    Workshop sessions will be 45 minutes in length: 35 minutes for presentations + 10 minutes for Q and A.

    Submit your abstract

    Please fill in this Google Form to submit your abstract: https://forms.gle/jyWfueyfxzB5PDnq9

    Key dates

    The abstract deadline is midnight CET 16th March 2024. The EULETA Board will review abstracts and notify presenters by the end of April 2024. You may be required to answer some questions from the Board regarding your presentation during the reviewing stage.


    Further conference details will be published at a later date. Presenters are not exempt from the conference fee. This is an in-person workshop and not online. Please direct any questions to secretary@euleta.org (Jennifer Hill).

    • 14 Mar 2024
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Zoom

    The EULETA External-Speaker Training Series features speakers who are experts in their fields and external to EULETA. The talks are on topics which are connected to our work as legal English teachers and which help our continued professional development. 

    Our next external speaker training event will be on Thursday 14th March 2024 5.30pm - 7pm CET.

    Christopher Williams will be speaking about Recent Trends in Plain Legal English.

    About Christopher Williams’ talk

    Christopher Williams will give a brief history of how plain language has developed in the English-speaking world since the 1970s and to what extent it has impacted on written legal English in the UK: the language of legislation, the language of court decisions, and the language of online terms and conditions. He will also look to the future, with particular reference to how design and visualisation are starting to become increasingly important when drafting legal documents.
    You will be able to ask questions during the presentation and discuss the latest trends in plain English writing.

    More about Christopher Williams

    Christopher Williams retired in 2018 as Full Professor of English at the Law Department of the University of Foggia after a university career of 44 years. His research has focused mainly on legal English, particularly with reference to plain language. He is the representative for Italy of Clarity, the international plain language organization promoting plain legal English and legal design. He is chief editor of the journal ESP Across Cultures. His latest book, The Impact of Plain Language on Legal English in the United Kingdom (2023), is published by Routledge.

    This event is for EULETA members only. If you are not a EULETA member, you are welcome to join or renew your membership to attend this event.

    Registration is free and closes on 13th March.

    Please register here. After you register you will receive a confirmation email (check your spam). If you do not receive this, it means you are not registered correctly and you should contact us.

    We will send out a Zoom link on the day of the event.

    If you have any questions about this event or any suggestions for potential speakers, who are not EULETA members, please let us know at: internal@euleta.org. 

Past events

26 Feb 2024 23rd EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
29 Jan 2024 22nd EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
18 Dec 2023 EULETA Christmas drinks
27 Nov 2023 20th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
15 Nov 2023 External-Speaker Training Series: Robert Gibson on 'Communication and beyond - trends in intercultural competence development'
30 Oct 2023 19th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
25 Sep 2023 18th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
21 Sep 2023 The EULETA Legal English Conference 2023
26 Jun 2023 17th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
24 Apr 2023 15th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
27 Mar 2023 14th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
21 Mar 2023 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: EULETA Conference 2023
27 Feb 2023 13th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
30 Jan 2023 12th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
19 Dec 2022 EULETA Christmas Drinks
28 Nov 2022 11th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
31 Oct 2022 10th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
26 Sep 2022 9th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
23 Sep 2022 The EULETA Legal English Workshop 2022
23 Sep 2022 Hiddensee Island Day Trip Workshop Add-on
27 Jun 2022 8th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
14 Jun 2022 EULETA Call for Hosting 2023 Conference
30 May 2022 7th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
25 Apr 2022 6th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
28 Mar 2022 5th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
7 Mar 2022 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: EULETA Workshop 2022
28 Feb 2022 4th EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
31 Jan 2022 3rd EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
20 Dec 2021 EULETA Christmas Drinks 2021
29 Nov 2021 2nd EULETA Teacher Network meeting
25 Oct 2021 1st EULETA Teacher Network Meeting
16 Sep 2021 The EULETA Legal English Hybrid Conference 2021
24 Jun 2020 EULETA WORLD CAFÉ 2020: An Online Meeting to Share Teaching Experiences during Lock-down
29 Feb 2020 EULETA Board meeting 2020, Paris
29 Nov 2019 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: EULETA Conference 2020
21 Sep 2019 EULETA Annual General Meeting 2019
21 Sep 2019 REGISTRATION: EULETA Workshop 'Collaboration in the Teaching and Learning of Legal English', Kraków, Poland
17 May 2019 EULETA Call for Hosting 2020 Conference
18 Mar 2019 CALL FOR PROPOSALS: EULETA Workshop 'Collaboration in the Teaching and Learning of Legal English'
16 Feb 2019 EULETA Board Meeting 2019, Bergamo, Italy
29 Sep 2018 EULETA AGM 2018, Split, Croatia
27 Sep 2018 EULETA 6th Legal English Conference 2018 'Language and Law', Split, Croatia
23 Sep 2017 EULETA Workshop 'Enhancement of Writing Skills in Legal Contexts', Brno, Czech Republic
30 Sep 2016 EULETA 5th Legal English Conference 2016 'From Language to Law. Crossing Borders', Zurich, Switzerland
26 Sep 2015 EULETA Workshop 2015 Passau, Germany
7 Nov 2014 EULETA 4th Legal English Conference 2014 'Law-Language-Practice, the future of cross-border legal teaching', Warwick, UK