What Will I Learn?

To learn demonstrate excellent secretarial skills, computer literacy and attention to detail
To learn Knowledge of law and legal procedures
To learn all that you need to know about the day-to-day tasks that are involved in running a legal service or a law firm

Overview:

Are you considering a career as a Legal Secretary? Why not give your prospects a boost by enrolling on the Legal Secretary Diploma Course provided by Global Edulink, one of the UK’s leading providers of professional workplace courses!

The duties of a Legal Secretary are varied. Depending on which department you are employed in, you could find yourself producing legal documents such as wills and court papers, dealing with enquiries from clients, operating a diary management system, keeping financial records, attending court or police cells with solicitors, delivering documents and undertaking a range of administrative duties.

Legal Secretaries are generally expected to be able to demonstrate excellent secretarial skills, computer literacy and attention to detail. Knowledge of law and legal procedures, the ability to multi-task and a polite a helpful manner can be important.

The Legal Secretary Diploma course will teach you all that you need to know about the day-to-day tasks that are involved in running a legal service or a law firm. Our online training programme includes a range of materials such as video tutorials, reading and study materials, an online study platform, and a mentor support service, all of which will help you to study effectively and guide you through the process of developing your legal secretarial skills.

Who is it for This Legal Secretary Diploma course is suitable for anyone interested in developing a career in a legal or a business environment.
Entry Requirement Learners on this course should be 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of English, Maths, and ICT.
Method of Assessment At the end of the course, you will be asked to take an online multiple choice assessment, which is automatically marked and will give you an instant grade.
Certification Successful candidates will earn a “Diploma for Legal Secretary Training”.
Career Development

The starting salary for Legal Secretaries is usually in the range of £18,000 to £22,000 a year, with experience this can rise to £33,000. Highly-qualified legal secretaries can earn up to £40,000 or more a year, and with experience, you can progress to the position of senior legal secretary, PA or office manager. If you are prepared to take on further training, you may be able to become a legal executive or paralegal.

Common Career Paths For legal secretary
  

Course Curriculum

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
Contract Law 00:00:00
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
Legal Skills 00:00:00
19. human rights
Human Rights 00:00:00
20. police and state powers
Police and State Powers 00:00:00
21. diary management
Diary Management 00:00:00
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
Exploring Reports 00:34:00
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
Email Manners 00:25:00
24. handling confidential documents
Handling Confidential Documents 00:00:00
25. successful meeting minutes
Taking Minutes 00:23:00
26. note taking
Note Taking 00:40:00
Exercise Files: Note Taking 00:00:00
27. documents proofreading
Document Proofreading 00:00:00
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
31. dictating
Dictating 01:09:00
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
Timer Budgeting 00:44:00
Exercise Files: Time Management 00:00:00
38. confidence building
Confidence Building 00:00:00
39. motivating employees
Motivating Employees 00:24:00
40. bookkeeping
Introduction to Accounting 00:33:00
Financial & Managerial Accounting 00:00:00
Taxes 00:25:00
41. social media for personal & professional development
Social Media for Personal and Professional Development 00:00:00
mock exam
Mock Exam: Diploma in Legal Secretary 01:00:00
final exam
Exam: Diploma in Legal Secretary 01:00:00
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  1. Toya Mejias

    DIPLOMA IN LEGAL SECRETARY

    The course was clear and simple and I have learnt a lot of useful legal studies . Thank you Global Edulink.

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