Course Description

  • This online course is designed for law students and international lawyers who want to improve their knowledge of the English legal system.
  • This course may also be useful as a revision guide to university students who are studying a law degree, students studying the CILEX and students studying the 'Graduate Diploma in Law' (GDL) and need support with the English legal System.
  • Upon successful completion of the English legal system module students will be awarded with 'the English Legal System - Certificate'.


Contact info@lcate.co.uk for more details.


Entry requirements for the English Legal System Certificate:
  • - Good knowledge of English 
  • - An interest in the English legal system 

Lawyer/Trainer & Founder of LCATE

Yasmine Lupin

Yasmine Lupin is a Certified EU GDPR & implements the GDPR for Lupins law firmShe also currently provides a range of law courses including this DPO Certificate courseYasmine is the founder of the 'London Centre for Advanced Training & Education' (LCATE), an educational establishment which provides legal Education to students all over the world.This course is intended help organisations with drafting their privacy policies and notices This course is purely a training course. It does not provide legal advice.  The course has taken into account some of the derogations under the UK Bill on the GDPR.  We need to wait and see if they become law! 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    LESSON 1 - SOURCES OF LAW

    • LESSON 1 - SOURCES OF LAW

    • READING MATERIAL - Sources of Law

    • Review 1 - How Common Law was created

    • Review 1.1 - Common Law

    • Review 1.2 - Case-law

    • Review 2 - Equity

    • Review 2.1 - Equity Maxims

    • Review 2.2 - Equity - Remedies

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING - COMMON LAW & EQUITY (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - COMMON LAW & EQUITY - (OUTLINE ONLINE)

    • Review 3 - Legislation

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING - CASE-LAW & STATUTES

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - CASE-LAW & STATUTES (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • Review 4 - Delegated Legislation - Part 1

    • Review 4.1 Statutory Instruments

    • Review 4.2 - Orders in Council

    • Review 4.3 - Bye-laws

    • QUIZ 1 - Common law & Precedent

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING - DELEGATED LEGISLATION (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - DELEGATED LEGISLATION (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • Review 5 - European Law (Overview only)

    • QUIZ 2 - Legislation & Delegated Legislation

  • 2

    LESSON 2 - JUDICIAL PRECEDENT

    • LESSON 2(a) - JUDICIAL PRECEDENT

    • READING MATERIAL - Judicial Precedent & Hierarchy of Courts

    • Review 1 - Judicial Precedent

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING 1 - AVOIDING PRECEDENT

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - AVOIDING PRECEDENT (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • QUIZ 1 - Judicial Precedent

    • LESSON 2(b) - JUDICIAL PRECEDENT

    • Review 2 - Courts & Precedents

    • Review 3 - Court of Appeal & Precedents

    • Review 4 - Supreme Court (formerly HOL) & Precedents

    • QUIZ 2 - HIERARCHY OF COURTS

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING 2 - COURT OF APPEAL & THE SUPREME COURT (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - COURT OF APPEAL & SUPREME COURT (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • QUIZ 3 - Application of Precedents

  • 3

    LESSON 3 - STATUTORY RULES OF INTERPRETATION

    • LESSON 3(a) - STATUTORY RULES OF INTERPRETATION

    • READING MATERIAL - Statutory Rules of Interpretation - Pt 1

    • Review 1 - Overview of Statutory Interpretation

    • Review 1.1 - The Literal Rule

    • Review 1.2 - The Golden Rule

    • Review 1.3 - The Mischief Rule

    • Review 1.4 - Language - ejusdem generis

    • Review 1.5 - Language - expressio unius est exclusio alterius

    • Review 1.6 - Language - noscitur a sociis

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING - STATUTORY INTERPRETATION - (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - RULES OF STATUTORY INTERPRETATION (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • QUIZ 1 - Statutory Rules of Interpretation

    • LESSON 3(b) - STATUTORY RULES OF INTERPRETATION

    • Review 1.7 - Presumption

    • Review 1.8 - Internal/Intrinsic Aid

    • Review 1.9 - External/Extrinsic Aid

    • Review 1.9 - Hansard

    • Review 1.10 - Purposive Approach

    • Review 1.11 - Interpretation Act 1978

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING -LANGUAGE RULES - (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - LANGUAGE RULES - (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • QUIZ 2 - Statutory Rules of Interpretation

  • 4

    LESSON 4 - HOW LEGISLATION IS MADE IN THE UK

    • LESSON 4 - HOW LEGISLATION IS MADE IN THE UK

    • READING MATERIAL - How Legislation is Made

    • Review 1 - Pre-Bill Stage

    • Review 2 - Types of Bills

    • Review 3 - Stages of the Bill

    • Review 4 - Delaying Powers of House of Lords

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING - BILLS (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - BILLS (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • QUIZ - How Legislation is made

  • 5

    LESSON 5 - THE CIVIL COURTS

    • LESSON 5 - THE CIVIL COURTS

    • READING MATERIAL - The Civil Courts

    • Review 1 - Civil Courts

    • Review 2 - Disadvantages of Civil Courts

    • RESEARCH - ROLE OF THE COUNTY COURT & HIGH COURT

    • SAMPLE ANSWER (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • QUIZ - The Civil Courts

  • 6

    LESSON 6 - THE CRIMINAL LAW COURTS

    • LESSON 6 - THE CRIMINAL COURTS

    • READING MATERIAL - The Criminal Law Courts

    • Review 1 - Magistrates Courts

    • Review 2 - Crown Court

    • Review 3 - Youth Offenders Court

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING - HIERARCHY OF UK COURTS (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - HIERARCHY OF UK COURTS (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • QUIZ - The Criminal Law Courts

  • 7

    LESSON 7 - CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAW

    • LESSON 7 - Civil & Criminal Law

    • Review 1 - Civil Law

    • Review 2 - Criminal Law

    • READING MATERIAL - CIVIL & CRIMINAL LAW

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING - CIVIL & CRIMINAL LAW (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - CIVIL & CRIMINAL LAW (OUTLINE)

    • QUIZ - Civil & Criminal Law

  • 8

    LESSON 8 - PUBLIC & PRIVATE LAW

    • LESSON 8 - PUBLIC & PRIVATE LAW

    • READING MATERIAL - Public & Private Law

    • QUIZ - Public v Private Law

  • 9

    LESSON 9 - EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS & SOURCES

    • READING MATERIAL - European Union, Institutions & Sources

    • LESSON 1 - Primary Sources of EU Law

    • LESSON 2 - Secondary Sources of EU Law

    • LESSON 3 - General Principles applied by ECJ

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING - EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • QUIZ - European Union, Institutions & Sources

  • 10

    LESSON 10 - THE EFFECT OF EU MEMBERSHIP

    • LESSON 10

    • READING MATERIAL - Effect of EU Membership

    • Review 1 - EC Law - Supremacy

    • Review 2 - Direct Applicability

    • Review 3 - Doctrine of Direct Effect

    • Review 4 - Doctrine of Indirect Effect

    • Review 5 - Treaties

    • Review 6 - Regulations

    • Review 7 - Directives

    • Review 8 - Damages

    • TEST YOUR UNDERSTANDING - EUROPEAN LAW (OPTIONAL)

    • SAMPLE ANSWER - EUROPEAN LAW (OUTLINE ONLY)

    • QUIZ - Effect of EU Membership

Reviews

5 star rating

Focus on Legal Learning

Melissa Petrak- Mellor

This course focusses on content and what you need to learn which appealed to me. I liked the delivery of the tone and course clarity, particularly the Instru...

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This course focusses on content and what you need to learn which appealed to me. I liked the delivery of the tone and course clarity, particularly the Instructor who is a lawyer, Yasmine Lupin. I liked her reviews

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5 star rating

EXCELLENT

Joanne Bowmer

Very, very good. Very clear easy to follow. Excellent to refresh your memory!

Very, very good. Very clear easy to follow. Excellent to refresh your memory!

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4 star rating

Prokopis Krikris

The course offers a good understanding of the basic principles around the English legal system and provides a well structured presentation that allows the re...

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The course offers a good understanding of the basic principles around the English legal system and provides a well structured presentation that allows the reader to absorb information easily and efficiently. Prokopis Krikris

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