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Legal Secretary Courses

To study our Legal Secretary Courses, secretaries must already have skills including Typing, Word Processing and Office Experience.  

Select either our Legal Secretary Specialist Certificate Level or Legal Secretary Diploma Course.

Legal Secretary Course 
Module 1

Specialist Conveyancing Certificate Level

Conveyancing:
• Definition of Freehold, Leasehold & Commonhold Titles
• Purchasers transaction for an English Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold property
• Sellers transaction for an English Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold property
• Taking instructions from Clients
• Preparing searches using relevant forms for Bankruptcy Searches, Local Authority Searches et al
• Registration at HM Land Registry

Document Production
• Engrossing Legal Documents
• Leases, Conveyances, Declaration of Trust

Legal Audio Transcription
• Transcribing legal dictation covering Conveyancing

Course Fee:
Full Payment: £300.00 (inc 10% discount)

Instalments: £ 110.00 x 3 monthly

Legal Secretary Course 
Module 2

Specialist Litigation Certificate Level

Criminal Litigation: 
• English Criminal Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel
• Criminal Law procedures – Police Arrests, Charges, CPS
• Criminal Law
• Trial
• Sentencing Powers of the Courts

Civil Litigation: 
• English Civil Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel
• Commencing Civil Court Cases – CPR 1998

Matrimonial: 
• Preparing Divorce Petitions
• Dealing with Statement of Arrangements for Children
• Applying for Decree Absolute

Document Production
• Engrossing Criminal and Civil documents
• Briefs, Affidavits etc

Legal Audio Transcription
• Transcribing legal dictation covering Litigation

Course Fee:
Full Payment: £300.00 (inc 10 discount)

Instalments: £110.00 x 3 monthly


Legal Secretary Course 
Module 3

Combined Legal Secretary Diploma Level

Conveyancing: 
• Definition of Freehold, Leasehold & Commonhold titles
• Purchasers transaction for an English Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold property
• Sellers transaction for an English Freehold, Leasehold or Commonhold property
• Taking instructions from Clients
• Preparing searches using all relevant forms for Bankruptcy Searches, Local Authority Searches et al
• Registration at HM Land Registry

Document Production
• Engrossing Conveyancing Documents

Legal Audio Transcription
• Transcribing legal dictation

Criminal Litigation: 
• English Criminal Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel
• Criminal Law procedures – Police Arrests, Charges, CPS
• Criminal Law
• Sentencing Powers of the Courts

Civil Litigation: 
• English Civil Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel
• Commencing Civil Court Cases – CPR 1998

Matrimonial: 
• Preparing Divorce Petitions
• Dealing with Statement of Arrangements for Children
• Applying for Decree Absolute

Document Production
• Engrossing Litigation Documents

Legal Audio Transcription
• Transcribing legal dictation

Course Fee:
Full Payment: £500.00 (inc 10% discount)

Instalments: £110.00 x 5 monthly

Legal Secretary Course 
Module 4

Wills and Probate Certificate Specialist Certificate Level

• Creating a Valid Will
• Codicils
• Elements of a Valid Will
• Revocation
• Roles of Executors, Trustees, Guardians, Administrators
• Obtaining Grant of Probate
• Rules of Intestacy
• Contesting a Will under the Inheritance (Family and Dependents) Act 1975
• Taking Instructions from Clients
• Client Communication
• Proofreading

Course Fee:
Full Payment: £300.00 (inc 10% discount).

Instalments: £110.00 x 3 monthly