You’ll cover topics such as the different organisational structures of a legal office, the UK judicial system, how to organise resources and manage time effectively in a legal environment, the different types of correspondence and much more.
It’s a great choice to not only achieve a prestigious Pitman Training Certificate but also have the opportunity to go on and gain a CILEx/City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Working in the Legal Environment qualification
Introduction: includes example letters used in a legal office such as a client care letter, information on the fictitious case study including an organisation chart and the work of a legal secretary.
Module One: Criminal Litigation – documentation includes: Letters relating to Court hearings, Attendance note, Affidavit, Attendance note, Statement of Accused, Brief to Counsel.
Module Two: Family Law – documentation includes: Statement of reconciliation, Statement of arrangement for children, Letter relating to Legal Aid, Application for decree nisi, Answer to petition, Attendance note.
Module Three: Wills and Probate – documentation includes: Draft Will, Engrossed Will, Codicil, Statutory Notice, Estate Accounts, Acknowledgement of legacy, File note.
Module Four: Civil Litigation – documentation includes: Attendance note, Progress chart, Letter before action, Claim form N1, Particulars of Claim, Defence, Certificate of Service, Statement, Bill of costs.
Module Five: Conveyancing – documentation includes: Form K16, Form OS1, Form LLC1, Transfer (Form TR1), Completion Statement
Module Six: Corporate Law – documentation includes: Application to register a company, Articles of Association, Attendance note
There are no pre-requisites required for this training programme.
If you want to become a Legal Secretary, Legal Admin Assistant or Paralegal and understand more about the processes and procedures involved in working within a Legal office this course will give you all the skills you need.
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