Legal secretaries provide administrative support for lawyers and legal executives. Once you have some experience you could become a senior secretary, PA or office manager in a larger firm. You could also go on to further study to become a legal executive or paralegal. In addition, you could also work towards training to be a solicitor or barrister. As you can see, this is an exciting career with room for progression.
A Legal Secretary can work for local authorities, estate agents, the police, or law courts. The daily duties of a Legal Secretary include: preparing legal documents, court forms and statements, diary management, accompanying solicitors to court or police stations, general admin, handling confidential documents and keeping records.
This course covers a wide range of informative modules, including: the English legal system, sources of law, reading comprehension, civil, criminal and European law, and many more. It is a highly interesting course and will fully equip you for work as a Legal Secretary.
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- There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.
- All tests are online and are taken either during or after the course, these are included in the price.
Following key topics are covered in this course;
Module 01. Introduction Into Legal English
Module 02. Basic Legal Principles
Module 03. The English Legal System
Module 04. The Sources Of Law
Module 05. The English Courts
Module 06. Reading Comprehension
Module 07. Logical Reasoning
Module 08. Formal Logic
Module 09. Legal Writing
Module 10. English Contracts
Module 11. Grammar For Law
Module 12. Course Introduction-English Legal System
Module 13. General Legal Contract
Module 14. Development Of English Legal System
Module 15. Contract Law
Module 16. Civil, Criminal And European Law
Module 17. Legal Writing – Part Ii
Module 18. Legal Skills
Module 19. Human Rights
Module 20. Police And State Powers
Module 21. Diary Management
Module 22. Business Reports And Letter Writing
Module 23. E-Mails Writing Tips.
Module 24. Handling Confidential Documents
Module 25. Successful Meeting Minutes
Module 26. Note Taking
Module 27. Documents Proofreading
Module 28. Data Management, Record Keeping And Filing
Module 29. Appointment Booking And Arranging Interviews
Module 30. Delivering Postal Mail
Module 31. Dictating
Module 32. Customer Service And Telephone Handling Skills
Module 33. Organising A Meeting
Module 34 Event Planning
Module 35. Arrange Business Travel & Accommodation
Module 36. Tips For Speed Reading
Module 37. Time Management
Module 38 Confidence Building
Module 39. Motivating Employees
Module 40. Bookkeeping
Module 41. Social Media For Personal & Professional Development
Learners will have 365 days access to their chosen course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. If you need to extend your course access duration, it can be done at any time by extending your subscription.g
Method of Assessment:
At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. The online test is marked straight away, so you will know immediately if you have passed the course.
Successful candidates will be awarded an CPD accredited certificate in “ Legal Secretary Course“. Anyone eligible for certification will receive FREE e-certificate(in PDF format), which is immediately available to download online. Printed certificate is available at an additional fee.
Who is this course for?
Anyone interested in a career in a legal or business environment.
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, it is recommended to have basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT skills.
This course will allow you to become a Legal Secretary, with experience you could work as a Senior Secretary, PA or Office Manager in a larger firm. You could also go on to further study to become a Legal Executive or Paralegal. In addition, you could also work towards training to be a Solicitor or Barrister.
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