(TEST OF LEGAL ENGLISH SKILLS)
The TOLES Exam is an international exam that determines the legal English level of lawyers who aim to pursue a career in international law firms.
Lawyers, legal translators, intern lawyers and law school students who aim to work in the legal units of internationally commercial companies can participate in the TOLES Exam.
The TOLES Exam results and certificates are sent from the headquarters at the earliest 8 weeks after the test date, and the exam results are valid for life.
There are no scholarships or discounts in the exam fees.
The TOLES Exam is administrated at three different levels:
TOLES FOUNDATION (LEVEL I /TOLES BASIC LEVEL)
This exam, which can be preferred by lawyers, intern lawyers, law school graduates or students who desire to create a sufficient legal English infrastructure for the next level, is the first step of the TOLES Exam. The exam, which consists of two parts as reading and writing, aims to measure the knowledge of legal terms used in areas such as commercial agreements, company documents and intellectual property rights.
Exam Duration: 90 minutes
Skills tested: Legal reading and writing
Maximum score: 100.
TOLES HIGHER (LEVEL II / TOLES HIGHER LEVEL)
The TOLES Higher Exam is an exam that measures the ability to analyze complex legal situations that can be encountered in business life through listening and effectively cope with legal documents by written correspondence, using the legal English terms and legal writing techniques you have learned.
Exam Duration: 135 minutes
Skills tested: Legal reading and writing (90 minutes), and listening (30-45 minutes)
Maximum score: 100.
TOLES ADVANCED (LEVEL III/ TOLES ADVANCED LEVEL)
It is an advanced level exam to test how effectively lawyers who aim to work with international law firms and with legal professionals whose native language is English can use their reading and writing skills.
You can attend the TOLES Exams, which will be held on the following dates, at the TOLES official exam center at Bahçeşehir University School of Foreign Languages.
Exam Duration: 120 minutes
Skills tested: Legal reading, writing and drafting; knowledge of commercial terms
Maximum score: 500.
2021 TOLES Exam Dates
24 June 2021 (deadline to apply is June 4)
19 August 2021 (deadline to apply is July 30)
25 November 2021 (deadline to apply is November 5)
TOLES Exam fees are stated below:
Foundation - £ 100
Higher - £ 125
Advanced - £ 150