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Business Mandarin for Legal Professionals

Part of the China Ready Suite - Legal practitioners in Singapore are having more communication with clients and colleagues from China, which requires them to know about China legal knowledge and communicate professionally in Mandarin. Participants of this course will learn legal knowledge in China context, including terminologies, translation, legal system, corporate law and contract types. In addition, participants will also learn skills of business etiquettes, formal and informal communication, presentation and negotiation to address communication barriers and elicit favourable response from their clients.

Course Content:

  • Business Etiquette
    • Introducing oneself, company and partners
    • Designations and ranking in Chinese organizations
    • Meeting etiquette, formal and informal expressions
  • Business Negotiation
  • Numerical Expressions
  • Legal Practice Terminologies
  • Product/Service Presentation
  • Overview of the China Legal System
    • Features and Structure
    • China State Structures and Legislation
    • Judicial and Law Enforcement Agencies
  • China Corporate Law
    • Types of Chinese Companies
    • Corporate Contracts
  • Contract Law
  • Legal Translation


Lessons are conducted in a structured yet pragmatic manner as lectures are blended with group discussions, role-plays and individual assessments. The group discussions give participants the opportunities to share their experience while presentation and role-playing help the practice and application of concepts and approaches learned through the course.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will learn basic China legal knowledge for professional communication in Mandarin and process legal documents in Chinese. Besides, they will also learn skills for effective communication with China clients, and introduction of legal products and services. By applying China legal business etiquette, participants will be able to talk and behave appropriately in presentation and negotiation.

Target Participants: LegalProfessionals, Contract Managers, Legal Executives
Medium of Instruction:
Min. Chinese Proficiency of Applicant:C6 Pass for GCE O Level

Course Details:

Upcoming Classes: 
30 Sep - 2 Dec 2020
Wednesday 7.00pm- 10.00pm

Online (Using Zoom)


Next Classes: 
27 Oct - 12 Jan 2021
Tuesday 7.00pm- 10.00pm

Online (Using Zoom)

Total Training Hours:
30 hours (3 hours x 10 weeks)
Registration Closing Date: 7 working days before course commencement

Course Fees:

  Singapore Citizens 
(21-39 yrs old) &
Permanent Residents
(21 & above)
SG Citizens ≥ 40yrs
SME Sponsored
Full Course Fees
(incl. 7% GST)
$856.00 $856.00
 Training Grant $400.00 $720.00
Amount Payable
(incl. 7% GST)
$456.00 $136.00
Prices shown are not inclusive of application fee and any other additional fees that may be stipulated

Further offset your course fees by using your SkillsFuture Credits!


Assessment & Certification: 

Participants who achieve 75% attendance and pass the end-of-course assessment will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance.

Download the Enrolment Form here


Contact Us:

Tel: 6505 3850
Contact Person: Jessie Lee

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