You begin with TOLES Foundation. Find a school in your country that will help you and begin to learn essential legal vocabulary in English. You are much more interesting to your future employer. This is because you are already learning the specific vocabulary of commercial contracts and business law in English, which may other law graduates do not know and cannot translate. This is your first step to success.
You have passed Foundation level and you are now ready to study TOLES Higher. Now employers are really interested in meeting you because you can demonstrate to any good law firm that you are a huge asset to their business. You have legal listening skills that will allow you to deal with English-Speaking clients. You can understand complex contracts and business documents drafted in English. You have so much more to offer than a law degree. You are leaving your competitors behind you.
Your final step to success in law is the TOLES Advanced exam. This helps you with commercial thinking as well as advanced legal English skills. Employers value job applicants who can think commercially as well as academically. The TOLES Advanced exam is an important bridge leading you from university into the world of work. You can work with London and New York. You may even want a job there.
You have a job interview with a leading, international law firm and they ask you to translate a clause from a contract into your own language. You can do it. They ask you to explain the meaning of 10 English words from business law documents. You can do it. They ask you to give advice to a client in English. You can do it. The job is yours.
Congratulations! You are working in commercial law at an international level and you are a highly-valued employee within your law firm. You help test the English of new graduates applying for work at your firm. Maybe the next step is to start your own legal practice with international clients.