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Legal Secretary Courses

Legal Secretary Training Courses online with OTC-UK
Legal Secretary Training Courses online with OTC - UK

Students can choose to study either:

Module 1 - Legal Secretary Conveyancing Certificate Course

Module 2 - Legal Secretary Litigation Certificate Course

Module 3 - Legal Secretary Diploma Course

Module 4 - Wills and Probate Course

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


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 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

Minimum Estimated Time Limit Modules 1, 2:  5 weeks based on 3 hours study per week

Minimum Estimated Time Limit Module 3: 10 weeks based on 3 hours study per week

Overall Time Limit: 2 years


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