Working in the Legal Environment

About the Course

This Working in the Legal Environment course has been endorsed by CILEX (The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) and is ideal for those seeking to start a career in a legal office as a Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant or Paralegal.

The course will help you develop an understanding of working relationships, effective communication skills and internal and external customer service.

Working in a Legal environment means it’s important to show you have knowledge of what it means to work in an legal environment. Legal employers highly value professional, qualified legal secretarial training, and this fantastic self-study course offers you an excellent opportunity to go on and obtain a Pitman/CILEx Qualification.

Working in the Legal Environment

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Course Info

Duration AROUND 20 HOURS (Actual course duration will vary from individual to individual, based on prior skills and application)
Training Type Course
Study Type In centre, Online

Awards & Qualifications

Awarded 20 CPD points upon successful completion

Is this course right for me?

The course utilises CILEx specialist course materials and will develop your knowledge in understanding the different organisational structures, and to be aware of how relevant legislation, regulations and procedures apply to the legal and business environments.

Is this course for you?

If you’re looking to work in a Legal office as a Legal Secretary or Assistant, this course will enable you to prove to employers that you have reputable and professional training focused specifically on the Legal environment.

Awarded 20 CPD points upon successful completion
Duration AROUND 20 HOURS (Actual course duration will vary from individual to individual, based on prior skills and application)

Course Content

The course is structured as follows:

Introduction

Module One: The main admin services within a legal office.

Module Two: Different organisational structures.

Module Three: The judicial system in the UK.

Module Four: Health and safety at work.

Module Five: Organising resources and time.

Module Six: Telephone systems.

Module Seven: Documentation including audio.

Module Eight: Filing including digital.

Module Nine: Effective communication.

Module Ten: Dealing with post and reprographics.

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Course Overview

Aims and Objectives 

This course has been designed for those looking for a Career as a Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant or Paralegal. On successful completion of the course, you will gain a prestigious Pitman Training/CILEX Certificate.

Career Path 

This course will give you experience on working in a legal environment that a Legal Secretary should know. Great experience if you’re keen to work in this specific type of administration role.

Pre-Requisites

Before starting this course, it would be preferable if you had previous experience of Microsoft Word.

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