Diploma in Legal Secretary Training

Legal Secretary Diploma - Online

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£ 345 - ($ 9,051) £ 35 - ($ 918)
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  • Curso intensivo
  • Advanced
  • Online
  • Duración:
    365 Days
  • Cuándo:
    A definir
Descripción

Are you looking to develop your skills and knowledge to work as a Legal Secretary? Give your career a boost with the well-recognised Global Edulink’s Diploma in Legal Secretary Training Course. Global Edulink, as a leading professional courses provider in the UK, this training course trains you how to work in legal and business environment.

Legal secretaries provide a high level of administrative support for lawyers and legal executives. They help with the day-to-day tasks involved in running a legal services or law firm. If you are interested in the law and want to develop administrative skills in the legal sector, this course could be ideal for you.

You will need excellent written and spoken communication skills, and be able to work in a busy office working to deadlines. To become a legal secretary, you will need a good general education with skills in literacy and numeracy. You will also need word processing skills and some experience of office work.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

As a legal secretary, your tasks would be varied. Depending on what department you work in, your duties could include:
Production of letters and legal documents such as wills, contracts and court papers
Working from notes and digital dictation
Answering telephone calls in a professional manner
Dealing with enquiries from clients via email, fax and letter
Using a diary management system and making appointments
Preparing court forms and statements
Keeping records of costs and controlling petty cash
Dealing with fee processes
Attending court or police cells with solicitors
Delivering and collecting documents
Copying, scanning and faxing, including preparation of large files
Filing and other general administration work.
If you work in a small local law firm, you would develop experience in a wide range of legal matters, whilst in larger firms you would tend to specialise in a particular area of law.

¿Esta formación es para mí?

The Certificate in Legal Secretary training course is for anyone interested in a career in a legal or business environment.
The Certificate in Legal Secretary training qualifications is for administrators wanting to develop a career in the legal sector.
This qualification will help you build on your administration skills to prepare you for a job in a legal or business environment.

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Requisitos: Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course. There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. Learners should be ages 17 or over to undertake the qualification. If you have some basic knowledge of office administration will be an advantage for study, but you don't need any previous qualifications or a current work placement.

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Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

Inicio Ubicación
A definir
Online

¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

IT Law
Legal Secretary
Data Management
Diary Management
Note taking
Business Reports
Legal Writing
Formal Logic
English Contracts
Grammar for Law
Documents proofreading

Programa académico

Description

This online Legal Secretary Diploma course has been designed for 60 guided learning hours. Each unit carries 20 guided learning hours. Following course outline will provide you the an idea about main topics areas are covered in this training course. The numbers of sub topics are covered under following each main topic:

Course Content (Course Outline):

Unit 01: Understanding the Legal Systems

  1. Introduction to English Legal System
  2. Basic Legal Principles
  3. The English Legal System
  4. The English Courts system
  5. Reading Comprehension and Logical Reasoning
  6. Formal Logic and Legal Writing
  7. English Contracts
  8. Grammar for Law
  9. Preparing court forms and statements
  10. Dealing with fee processes
  11. Attending court or police cells with solicitors

UNIT 01: Secretarial Skills Development

  1. Job functions and Description of a Legal Secretary
  2. Diary Management.
  3. Business Reports and Letter Writing.
  4. E-mails Writing Tips.
  5. Handling Confidential Documents.
  6. Successful Meeting Minutes.
  7. Note Taking.
  8. Documents proofreading.
  9. Data Management, Record Keeping and Filing.
  10. Appointment Booking and Arranging Interviews.
  11. Delivering Postal Mail.
  12. Customer Service and Telephone Handling Skills.
  13. Organising a Meeting.
  14. Event Planning.
  15. Arrange Business Travel & Accommodation
  16. Tips for Speed Reading.
  17. Time Management.
  18. Confidence Building.
  19. Motivating Employees
  20. Bookkeeping
  21. Social Media for Personal and Professional Development.

Skills, interests and qualities you will gain;

To become a legal secretary, you would need to have:

  • Excellent secretarial skills
  • Knowledge of law and legal procedures
  • Computer literacy
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Discretion, for dealing with confidential information
  • A good standard of spelling and grammar
  • The ability to work to deadlines and do several tasks at the same time
  • The ability to work well as part of a team and also on your own
  • A polite, helpful manner.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

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Career path

Starting salaries can be between £18,000 and £22,000 a year, depending on your location. With experience, this can rise to between £22,000 and £33,000. Highly-qualified legal secretaries can earn between £35,000 and £40,000 or more a year. Figures are intended as a guideline only. With experience you could progress to senior legal secretary, PA or office manager in larger firms.