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Legal Secretary Diploma Level 3

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525 STUDENTS

Our Legal Secretary Diploma course is widely recognised by law firms and legal recruiters and will provide you with valuable legal knowledge and the practical skills you need to become a competent and qualified legal secretary.

You will learn various areas of law and the practical tasks involved with legal secretarial work such as the role of a legal secretary, what is involved in normal day-to-day work, how to keep records and how to develop your skills in legal writing and proofreading. It also importantly includes the workings of the UK legal and court system to give you a grounding and clear background into this arena.

What the course also conveniently comprises is a module completely devoted to meeting management and minute taking – this course is therefore effectively two courses in one at an affordable price.

Overall, this is a superb course if you are considering enhancing your legal career prospects.

Why Should You Choose Legal Secretary Diploma Level 3

  • Internationally recognised accredited qualification
  • 1 year accessibility to the course
  • Free e-Certificate
  • Instant certificate validation facility
  • Properly curated course with comprehensive syllabus
  • Full-time tutor support on working days (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient exam system, assessment and instant results
  • Access to the course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime
  • Eligible for **Student ID** card which gives you 1000’s of discounts from biggest companies.

Career path

This course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with required skills to become successful in no time. You will be able to stand out in the crowd after completing this course. You will also be able to add our qualifications to your Resume and make yourself worthy in the competitive job industry.

FAQs

Who is this course for?

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students of all academic backgrounds.

Is this course accredited?

Yes, this course is accredited by CiQ and CPD Qualification Standards.

If I take the course, how will I be assessed?

Once you complete all the lessons/units, you are required to sit an exam which is multiple-choice. Pass mark is 60%.

Does this course include exams?

Yes, this course includes exams.

How can I achieve my certificate?

Once you successfully pass your exam you can obtain your certificate of achievement either in PDF or hard copy format, or both, for an additional fee.  Certificates are also available as e-certificates.

Is there any charge for certification?

Yes, there is an additional charge for the certification service.  Certificates are £4 each for PDFs and £8 each for hard copies. If both PDF and hard copy certificates are ordered at the same time, the cost is £10. E-certificates are available from your learning portal completely free of charge.

Can anyone validate my certificate through your website?

Yes, there is a unique code issued for every certificate and anyone can validate your certificate by using this code through our website.

Are there any prerequisites for the course?

There are no prerequisites for this course and it is open to everyone.

How long until I receive the course confirmation details?

Once you purchase a course your account will be set up within 48 hours and you will receive an email with your account details.

For how long do I have access to the course?

You will have access to the course for one year following purchase.

What support do you offer?

We provide 24 hours live chat support and our customer service team is available during working hours to answer your phone calls.

Course Curriculum

Legal Secretary
Introduction to Legal Secretary 00:15:00
Role of Legal Secretaries 00:15:00
General Duties and Day-to-Day Operations of a Legal Secretary 00:30:00
Record Keeping 00:30:00
Legal Writing Skills & Proofreading 00:15:00
Research Skills You Need to Know 00:30:00
Transcription, Editing & Correspondence to Judges 00:30:00
Legal System of UK 00:15:00
UK Court System 00:30:00
Legal Office Administration
Ethical Considerations 00:10:00
The Basics 00:04:00
Client Relations 00:05:00
Dealing With Mail  00:05:00
File Management  00:03:00
Use Of Technology 00:06:00
Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have 00:06:00
How Attorneys Charge 00:09:00
Time and Cost Entries 00:05:00
Trust Accounts  00:04:00
Docket Administration 00:05:00
Basic Preparation  00:13:00
Legal Citations  00:05:00
The Law Library 00:05:00
What is Litigation 00:04:00
Delivery of Documents 00:04:00
Motions Prior to and During Trial 00:07:00
The Basics 00:04:00
The Essential Elements  00:03:00
Remedies for Breach of Contract 00:04:00
The Goal of Tort Law  00:10:00
Negligence  00:11:00
 Strict Liability 00:07:00
Criminal Law Basics  00:20:00
Criminal Procedure 00:15:00
Marriage 00:08:00
Annulment and Divorce  00:05:00
Child Custody  00:09:00
Types of Organizations  00:07:00
Corporations 00:09:00
The Basics 00:10:00
Documenting Transactions  00:12:00
The Basics 00:07:00
Characteristics of a Will  00:08:00
Types of Trusts and Funding 00:04:00
Elder Law 00:06:00
The Basics 00:14:00
Meeting Management & Minute Taking
Meeting Management 00:15:00
The Role of a Minute-Taker 00:15:00
The Skills of a Minute-Taker 00:30:00
Meeting Agreements 00:15:00
Minute Styles 00:30:00
What Do I Record? 00:30:00
Techniques for Preparing Minutes 00:30:00
Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting 00:15:00
The Minute Book 00:15:00
What to include/what to ignore 00:30:00
Motions and Resolutions 00:00:00
Method of recording minutes 00:30:00
Reasons for Meeting 00:30:00
What is a decision? 00:15:00
Minute Taking tips 00:30:00
Other Secretarial Roles and Responsibilities
Working with Your Manager 01:00:00
Administrative Soft Skills 01:00:00
Effective Time Management 01:00:00
Tools of the Trade 01:00:00
Being an Effective Gatekeeper 00:15:00
Organizational Skills 00:15:00
Confidentiality Guidelines 00:15:00
Special Tasks 00:15:00
Customer Service Role
Introduction To Customer Service 00:15:00
The Power of Positive Thinking in Customer Service 00:30:00
Types of Difficult Customers and How to Help them 01:00:00
How to Deal with Difficult Customers 00:30:00
Telephone Etiquette
Aspects of Phone Etiquette 01:00:00
Using Proper Phone Language 01:00:00
Eliminate Phone Distractions 01:00:00
Inbound Calls 01:00:00
Outbound Calls 01:00:00
Handling Rude or Angry Callers 01:00:00
Handling Interoffice Calls 01:00:00
Methods of Training Employees 01:00:00
Correcting Poor Telephone Etiquette 01:00:00
Organizing Work Using MS Word
Opening 01:00:00
Working with the Interface 01:00:00
Your First Document 01:00:00
Basic Editing Tasks 01:00:00
Basic Formatting Tasks 01:00:00
Formatting Paragraphs 01:00:00
Advanced Formatting Tasks 01:00:00
Working with Styles 01:00:00
Formatting the Page 01:00:00
Sharing Your Document 01:00:00
Proof Reading
Introduction to Proofreading 00:15:00
What does a Proofreader do? 00:15:00
Proofreading 00:15:00
Proofreading Symbols 00:15:00
Proofreading on Paper & Screen 00:15:00
Strategies to Check for Specific Errors 00:15:00
Editing & Proofreading Strategies 00:15:00
Proofreading an Essay 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Legal Secretary Diploma Level 3 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Legal Secretary Diploma Level 3 00:30:00

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