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Paralegal Courses


To qualify for the Paralegal Diploma, Intermediate Level, Modules 1, 2, 3 are compulsory.

To qualify for the Paralegal Diploma, Advanced Level, Module 4 is compulsory.

Paralegal Course 
Module 1

General Principles of English Law

• English Legal System: Common Law System, Courts of Law, Systems and Courts Structure, Tribunals, Arbitration, The Judiciary, Jurisdiction, Appeals, Legal Aid

• Contract Law: Formation of Contract, Elements – Offer & Acceptance, Vagueness, Incompleteness, Termination of an Offer, Invitation to Treat, Implied Terms, Express Terms, Contractual Obligations, Exclusion Clauses, Defective Contracts, Discharge of Contractual Obligations, Remedies for Breach of Contract

• Law of Tort: Against Person, Against Property, Against Goods, Duty of Care, Defences in Tort – Act of God, Self Defence, Contributory Negligence, Remedies in Tort

• Criminal Law: Classes of Offences, Classes of Trials, Mode of Trial, Committal proceedings – Disclosure, Witness Orders, Plea Bargaining, Liability in Criminal Law – Murder, Manslaughter, Theft, Mens Rea, Actus Reus

• Civil Law: Pre-trial procedures – Civil Procedure Rules, Interlocutory Proceedings, Enforcement of Judgment – Writ of Fieri Facias, Garnishee Order, Writ of Sequestration, Charging Order

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

Instalments: £82.50 x 4 monthly

Paralegal Course
Module 2

Conveyancing Procedural Law

• Definition of Freehold, Leasehold and 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
• Mortgages, Surveys

• Applying for Official Copies at HM Land Registry

• Preparing Searches using relevant Forms for Bankruptcy Searches, Local Authority Searches et al

• Registration at HM Land Registry

Proofreading Conveyancing documents:
• Declaration of Trust
•   Lease
•  Conveyance

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

Instalments: £82.50 x 4 monthly

Paralegal Course 
Module 3

Litigation Procedural Law 

• Criminal Litigation:
 English Criminal Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel
•  Criminal Law procedures – Police Arrests, Charge, 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

Proofreading Litigation documents:
• Brief to Counsel
• Defence
• Particulars of Claim
• Affidavit

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

Instalments: £82.50 x 4 monthly

Paralegal Course 
Module 4

Senior Paralegal Skills & Techniques

• Business Awareness: Communication, Managing & Working with Others
• Legal Research
• Self Awareness
• Workload Management
• Client Relations
• Interviewing Skills
• Negotiating Skills
• Professional Conduct
• Legal Writing
• Legal Drafting

Course Fee: £450.00
Legal Drafting

Course Fee: £450.00
 Legal Drafting

Course Fee:
Full Payment: £450.00 (inc 10% discount)

Instalments: £99.00 x 5 monthly


If you have already qualified as a Paralegal or have a Law Degree and wish to add another practise area, you can complete any one of our Optional Paralegal Specialist Modules and get the Paralegal Specialist Certificate in the subject you have studied.


Paralegal Specialist Course 
Module 5

Corporate Law:
 
• Nature of Businesses - Sole Traders, Partnerships, Limited Companies, NPOs
• Company Formation
• Responsibilities of Directors and Shareholders
• Advantages and Disadvantages of various types of businesses
• Shares, Bonds and Debentures
• Tax Liability
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Insolvency
• Proofreading Corporate Law documents

Course Fee:
Full Payment: £350.00 (inc 10% discount)

Instalments: £96.25 x 4 monthly

Paralegal Specialist Course 
Module 6

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
• Mortgages, Surveys
• Applying for Official Copies at HM Land Registry
• Preparing Searches using all relevant Forms for Bankruptcy Searches, Local Authority Searches, et al
• Registration at HM Land Registry
• Proofreading Conveyancing documents

Course Fee:
Full Payment: £350.00 (inc 10% discount)

Instalments: £96.25 x 4 monthly

Paralegal Specialist Course 
Module 7

Litigation:  

Criminal Litigation
• English Criminal Courts Structure, Jurisdiction, Personnel
• Criminal Law procedures – Police Arrests, Charge, 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
Proofreading Litigation documents

Course Fee:
Full Payment: £350.00 (inc 10% discount)

Instalments: £96.25 x 4 monthly

Paralegal Specialist Course  Module 8

Wills and Probate:

•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 Client
•Client Communication
Proofreading

Course Fee:
Full Payment: £350.00 (inc 10% discount)

Instalments: £96.25 x 4 monthly

Minimum Estimated Study Time: 8 weeks (based on 3 hours study per week).