Course Description

Diploma in Legal Secretary

Global Edulink


Are you considering a career as a Legal Secretary? Why not give your prospects a boost by enrolling on the Legal Secretary Diploma Course provided by Global Edulink, one of the UK’s leading providers of professional workplace courses!

The duties of a Legal Secretary are varied. Depending on which department you are employed in, you could find yourself producing legal documents such as wills and court papers, dealing with enquiries from clients, operating a diary management system, keeping financial records, attending court or police cells with solicitors, delivering documents and undertaking a range of administrative duties.

Legal Secretaries are generally expected to be able to demonstrate excellent secretarial skills, computer literacy and attention to detail. Knowledge of law and legal procedures, the ability to multi-task and a polite a helpful manner can be important.

The Legal Secretary Diploma course will teach you all that you need to know about the day-to-day tasks that are involved in running a legal service or a law firm. Our online training programme includes a range of materials such as video tutorials, reading and study materials, an online study platform, and a mentor support service, all of which will help you to study effectively and guide you through the process of developing your legal secretarial skills.

Course Curriculum

  1. Introduction into legal english
  2. Basic legal principles
  3. The english legal system
  4. The sources of law
  5. The english courts
  6. Reading comprehension
  7. Logical reasoning
  8. Formal logic
  9. Legal writing
  10. English contracts
  11. Grammar for law
  12. Course introduction-english legal system
  13. General legal contract
  14. Development of english legal system
  15. Contract law
  16. Civil, criminal and european law
  17. Legal writing – part ii
  18. Legal skills
  19. Human rights
  20. Police and state powers
  21. Diary management
  22. Business reports and letter writing
  23. E-mails writing tips.
  24. Handling confidential documents
  25. Successful meeting minutes
  26. Note taking
  27. Documents proofreading
  28. Data management, record keeping and filing
  29. Appointment booking and arranging interviews
  30. Delivering postal mail
  31. Dictating
  32. Customer service and telephone handling skills
  33. Organising a meeting
  34. Event planning
  35. Arrange business travel & accommodation
  36. Tips for speed reading
  37. Time management
  38. Confidence building
  39. Motivating employees
  40. Bookkeeping
  41. Social media for personal & professional development

Who is this course aimed at?

This Legal Secretary Diploma course is suitable for anyone interested in developing a career in a legal or a business environment.

Method of assessment

At the end of the course, you will be asked to take an online multiple choice assessment, which is automatically marked and will give you an instant grade.


Successful candidates will earn a Diploma in Legal Secretary Training.


College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Business, Secretarial
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 49
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements Learners on this course should be 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of English, Maths, and ICT.
Career Path The starting salary for Legal Secretaries is usually in the range of £18,000 to £22,000 a year, with experience this can rise to £33,000. Highly-qualified legal secretaries can earn up to £40,000 or more a year, and with experience, you can progress to the position of senior legal secretary, PA or office manager. If you are prepared to take on further training, you may be able to become a legal executive or paralegal.
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Course Provider

Global Edulink

CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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