Legal Secretary Diploma Level 3 CPD & IAO Accredited
Overview
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.
Who is it for
As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic backgrounds.
Description
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.

COURSE CURRICULUM

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

Why Should You Choose Legal Secretary Diploma Level 3
• Properly curated course with comprehensive syllabus
• 1-year accessibility to the course
• Free Microsoft office course
• Full-time tutor support on working days (Monday – Friday)
• Efficient exam system, assessment and instant results
• Free e-Certificate
• Instant certificate validation facility
• Internationally recognised accredited qualification
• Access to the course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime
• Eligible for **NUS Extra** card which gives you 1000’s of discounts from biggest companies.
Requirements
There are no prerequisites for this course and it is open to everyone.
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