Legal Secretary Diploma

By: Pitman Training Preston  02/11/2009
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The Pitman Training Legal Secretary Diploma enables secretaries to develop a thorough knowledge of the process and forms appropriate to different legal specialisms such as conveyancing, wills and probate, company law, family law and civil litigation – everything that you need to work as a competent legal secretary in a legal office!

“The Legal Secretarial Diploma provided by Pitman Training gives an excellent grounding for any aspiring secretary looking to enter the legal profession.”N Beck, CEO, Alexander Samuel LLP Solicitors

Whether you are a new secretary or been in a secretarial position for a while, you may be looking at how to advance your career. It is essential that you can demonstrate your expertise and specialised knowledge in order to be an effective and efficient legal secretary. You are expected to display sector-specific skills and have a broad understanding of various aspects of the law such as Conveyancing, Civil Litigation and Criminal Law, etc. You must have excellent IT, communication and time management skills and be able to immediately make a contribution to the organisation.

Legal Secretaries can progress to senior PAs, Office Managers in larger firms and with further training may become a legal executive, paralegal or licensed conveyancer.

Learning legal secretarial skills is easy with Pitman. Our tried and trusted methods are the best available. You will work at your own pace in our comfortablepremises, helped by experienced tutors as required. You choose your own hours and keep the reference materials when the course is over. On completion, you will receive a Pitman Training Diploma that is recognised nationally and internationally by employers.

Guideline Learning Time
7 weeks’ full-time or 200 hours’ flexi study (full-time is based on approx 20-30 hours a week)

Students should discuss all options with a course advisor.

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