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!
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.