This paper is a contribution to the discussion and analysis of the law-students' English language professionally directed communicative skills formation. This article examines methodological and linguistic issues of skills' formation and abilities' development of adequate English-language professional communication of law-students studying English at the Law institute, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University). This paper's actuality and relevance is based on the need for equal involvement of law students with different levels of language competence into the studying process. The paper's primary purposes are to identify the effectiveness of the applied Socratic method and the method of role-playing games (moot court/ mock trial) and expediency of their implementation in formation English-language professionally directed communication skills of law students studying in a multicultural environment (CIS, Afghanistan, Colombia, Cyprus, Iran, Mongolia, Syria, Vietnam) and to analyse some frequently used English terminology. To achieve this goal, a descriptive analysis is proposed as a means of presenting key concepts. The methodological bases of the paper are the conceptual provisions of Russian and foreign researchers in the field of theory and methodology of teaching foreign languages, intercultural interaction, methods of modern educational technologies usage in the learning process. The results of the study may be implemented in the system of teaching foreign languages at non-linguistic universities because the students developed their abilities to discuss legal information, comment on it keeping in mind issues of disputes, they got used to fast-thinking and articulating professional issues in English convincingly. Acknowledgement of the described experience of these methods implementation in teaching professional communication to law-students studying in multinational environment can be useful in further development of effective teaching methods.