An experienced Legal Secretary can earn up to £45,000 a year!
With a well-recognised qualification you can kick start a successful career with plenty of room for progression.
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.
Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.
The course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Who is it for?
Anyone interested in a career in a legal or business environment.
Learners must be age 16 or over and should have basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy and ICT.
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 a “Certificate for Legal Secretary Training”.
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.
|1. Introduction into legal English|
|1. Introduction into legal English||00:19:00|
|2. Basic legal Principles|
|2. Basic legal Principles||00:36:00|
|3. The English legal System|
|3. The English legal System||00:23:00|
|4. The sources of law|
|4. The sources of law||00:23:00|
|5. The English courts|
|5. The English courts||00:18:00|
|6. Reading comprehension|
|6. Reading comprehension||00:27:00|
|7. Logical reasoning|
|7. Logical reasoning||00:18:00|
|8. Formal logic|
|8. Formal logic||00:18:00|
|9. Legal writing|
|9. Legal writing||00:44:00|
|10. English contracts|
|10. English contracts||00:27:00|
|11. Grammar for law|
|11. Grammar for law||00:41:00|
|12. Course Introduction-English Legal System|
|12. Course Introduction-English Legal System||00:02:00|
|13. General Legal Contract|
|13. General Legal Contract||00:12:00|
|14. Development of English Legal System|
|Development of English Legal System||00:00:00|
|15. Contract Law|
|16. Civil, Criminal and European Law|
|Civil, Criminal and European Law||00:00:00|
|17. Legal Writing – Part II|
|Legal Writing – Part II||00:00:00|
|18. Legal Skills|
|19. Human Rights|
|20. Police and State Powers|
|Police and State Powers||00:00:00|
|21. Diary Management|
|Diary and Time Management with Outlook||01:26:00|
|22. Business Reports and Letter Writing|
|Business Writing Skills||02:00:00|
|Introduction to Business Report Writing||00:29:00|
|How to Prepare for Writing||00:51:00|
|Exercise Files: Business Report Writing||00:00:00|
|23. E-mails Writing Tips.|
|Introduction to Effective Email Writing||00:25:00|
|Writing Email Messages||00:22:00|
|24. Handling Confidential Documents|
|Handling Confidential Documents||00:00:00|
|25. Successful Meeting Minutes|
|26. Note Taking|
|Exercise Files: Note Taking||00:00:00|
|27. Documents proofreading|
|28. Data Management, Record Keeping and Filing|
|Data Management & Record Keeping||00:00:00|
|29. Appointment Booking and Arranging Interviews|
|Appointment Booking and Arrange an Interview||00:12:00|
|30. Delivering Postal Mail|
|Delivering Postal Mail||00:33:00|
|32. Customer Service and Telephone Handling Skills|
|Customer Service Basics Over the Phone||00:30:00|
|Get the facts- ask the right questions||00:21:00|
|Discuss Solutions- learning to listen||00:10:00|
|Dealing with difficult customers||00:20:00|
|Developing Inbound & Outbound Telephone Skills||00:30:00|
|Hot Telephone Tips||00:12:00|
|33. Organising a Meeting|
|Organising a Meeting||00:00:00|
|Exercise Files: Organising Meeting||00:00:00|
|34. Event Planning|
|Event Planning Essentials||00:00:00|
|35. Arrange Business Travel & Accommodation|
|Arranging Business Travel and Accommodation||00:00:00|
|36. Tips for Speed Reading|
|Tips for Speed Reading||00:07:00|
|37. Time Management|
|Introduction to Time Management||00:22:00|
|Fundamentals of Productivity||00:35:00|
|How to Use Your Calendar Effectively||00:31:00|
|Setting up Priorities and Schedule||00:37:00|
|Exercise Files: Time Management||00:00:00|
|38. Confidence Building|
|39. Motivating Employees|
|Introduction to Accounting||00:33:00|
|Financial & Managerial Accounting||00:00:00|
|41. Social Media for Personal & Professional Development|
|Social Media for Personal and Professional Development||00:00:00|
|Mock Exam: Legal Secretary Training||00:30:00|
|Final Exam: Legal Secretary Training||00:20:00|