Legal Secretary Course – CPD Accredited
- Tutor is available to students
- NUS card is available to purchase separately
To provide the knowledge and practical skills for complete job readiness to enter a Legal Secretary Career. Live tutors, who are qualified lawyers, ensure that you gain understanding of the legal system and the job role of a Legal Secretary within the modern commercial environment.
This is a complete training course to ensure that you are able to get into the legal secretarial job market. It is also an ideal Legal Secretary Course for those who are in Legal Secretarial Jobs and are looking to consolidate their skills.
The Legal Secretary Training Course is accredited by the CPD (Continuous Professional Development). CPD Training is a fundamental part of the Legal Industry, as Solicitors are required by the Law Society and Solicitors Regulatory Authority to complete CPD recognised training. This factor makes the CPD Legal Secretary Course highly respected in the Legal Industry.
Background to the Qualification and Course:
Souters has provided legal training continuously since 1988. Our training is delivered in a classroom environment by qualified lawyers.
We have been actively working in conjunction with a major City firm to redesign legal secretarial training to the modern legal industry's context.
This course is delivered by a live tutor, who is a barrister with practical experience.
The Course is delivered by a Barrister who is an experienced teacher. There is a mixture of practical exercises that simulate working in a Legal Firm and classroom sessions.
(1) Introduction to Law session
(2) The Legal Industry explained: Magic Circle and City; High Street; In house
(3) The Law Office: Partners; Fee Earners; Paralegals; Legal Secretaries
(4) Legal Skills - Practical Sessions Departmental Functions and Procedures: Criminal Litigation; Civil Litigation; Commercial Law; Corporate Law; Family Law & Wills
(5) The Legal Skills Practical Sessions will include the following within each of the above five legal areas: Legal Document Production; Document presentation and engrossment; Proof Reading; Forms processing and completion; Time recording & Invoicing; Audio Typing Training; Touch Typing Training; Tests and appraisals.
Who is this course for?
A variety of students including people looking for a career change, existing legal secretaries and those looking to gain a recognised qualification.
Students will develop an understanding of the underlying building blocks of the legal system and practical abilities for Legal Secretarial Jobs.
This course starts from the basics and there are no pre-requisites.
A variety of students from school leavers to office staff and business people generally.
Experience or previous qualification in Secretarial, PA or Administration will be beneficial, but are no fundamental.
The course is aimed at people who have no or limited experience of Legal Secretarial jobs.
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is this course available to international students to complete online from their country?
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