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Legal Secretary

Become a Legal Secretary

Whether you are a newly-experienced secretary or you have been in the role for a while, becoming a Legal Secretary is within your reach. Our Legal Secretarial Diploma is designed to give you the specialist knowledge and understanding that is required to work within the legal profession or the legal department of a large firm.

The Legal Secretarial Diploma offers you the best of both worlds. Not only will you get the highest level of secretarial skills required to work in any business, you will also get the specialist experience required to work within a legal environment. With your Diploma you will be able to confidently display your sector specific skills, with a broad understanding of various aspects of the law, including terminology, the court system and legal personnel. You will understand the language of law, have excellent IT skills and be a great communicator. What’s more, to enable you to select an area of specialism within the law, you can add elective courses in Wills and Executry, Family Law, Conveyancing, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Company Law.

What our students had to say

“I spent many years living overseas, on returning to Scotland I was frustrated with the difficulty in finding employment due to my lack of work experience or qualifications in a particular field. Completing the Legal Secretarial Diploma with Pitman Training has certainly changed this by providing me with the skills and confidence I needed to kick start my career.

Throughout the course the staff were very helpful and friendly and when the time came to consider seeking employment the support and advice they offered was excellent. Just prior to completing the course I was offered a job in the legal department of a major financial institution in Edinburgh. I’m absolutely delighted.

I thoroughly enjoyed the whole training experience with Pitman, without the Diploma I know I would not have been offered the position.”

To speak to one of our highly experienced course advisors who will help you to choose the path suited to your needs then please Contact your nearest centre by calling or  filling in the quick enquiry box on the right.

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