CCTR 556 Legal Translation: Contracts (French to English) (2 credits)

Offered by: Global & Strategic Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)


Translation : Translation of contracts from French to English. Overview of the legal framework for contracts translated in Canada, including differences between the civil law principles applied in Quebec and the common law principles applied in the rest of Canada, and other translation problems typical of international contracts. Examination of the structure of contracts. Application of context-specific translation strategies. Translation of standard and general clauses, as well as specific types of contracts. Examination of English and French terminology and phraseology in the subfield of contracts.

Terms: Winter 2025

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • Prerequisites: CCTR 530 and CCTR 541.

  • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Legal Translation.

  • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fifth lecture day.

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