Legal Secretary Diploma Level 3

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Course Type
Professional Training Course
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Course Fee
$336 $53 only

Course Overview

Our Legal Secretary Diploma course is widely recognised by law firms and legal recruiters and will provide you with valuable legal knowledge and the practical skills you need to become a competent and qualified legal secretary.

You will learn various areas of law and the practical tasks involved with legal secretarial work such as the role of a legal secretary, what is involved in normal day-to-day work, how to keep records and how to develop your skills in legal writing and proofreading. It also importantly includes the workings of the UK legal and court system to give you a grounding and clear background into this arena.

What the course also conveniently comprises is a module completely devoted to meeting management and minute taking - this course is therefore effectively two courses in one at an affordable price.

Overall, this is a superb course if you are considering enhancing your legal career prospects.

Who should take this course

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic backgrounds.



Course content


  • Course 01: Legal Secretary Diploma
  • Legal Secretary
  • Introduction to Legal Secretary
  • Role of Legal Secretaries
  • General Duties and Day-to-Day Operations of a Legal Secretary
  • Record Keeping
  • Legal Writing Skills & Proofreading
  • Research Skills You Need to Know
  • Transcription, Editing & Correspondence to Judges
  • Legal System of UK
  • UK Court System
  • Legal Office Administration
  • Ethical Considerations
  • The Basics
  • Client Relations
  • Dealing With Mail
  • File Management
  • Use Of Technology
  • Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have
  • How Attorneys Charge
  • Time and Cost Entries
  • Trust Accounts
  • Docket Administration
  • Basic Preparation
  • Legal Citations
  • The Law Library
  • What is Litigation
  • Delivery of Documents
  • Motions Prior to and During Trial
  • The Basics
  • The Essential Elements
  • Remedies for Breach of Contract
  • The Goal of Tort Law
  • Negligence
  • Strict Liability
  • Criminal Law Basics
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Marriage
  • Annulment and Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Types of Organizations
  • Corporations
  • The Basics
  • Documenting Transactions
  • The Basics
  • Characteristics of a Will
  • Types of Trusts and Funding
  • Elder Law
  • The Basics
  • Meeting Management & Minute Taking
  • Meeting Management
  • The Role of a Minute-Taker
  • The Skills of a Minute-Taker
  • Meeting Agreements
  • Minute Styles
  • What Do I Record?
  • Techniques for Preparing Minutes
  • Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
  • The Minute Book
  • What to include/what to ignore
  • Motions and Resolutions
  • Method of recording minutes
  • Reasons for Meeting
  • What is a decision?
  • Minute Taking tips
  • Other Secretarial Roles and Responsibilities
  • Working with Your Manager
  • Administrative Soft Skills
  • Effective Time Management
  • Tools of the Trade
  • Being an Effective Gatekeeper
  • Organizational Skills
  • Confidentiality Guidelines
  • Special Tasks
  • Customer Service Role
  • Introduction To Customer Service
  • The Power of Positive Thinking in Customer Service
  • Types of Difficult Customers and How to Help them
  • How to Deal with Difficult Customers
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Aspects of Phone Etiquette
  • Using Proper Phone Language
  • Eliminate Phone Distractions
  • Inbound Calls
  • Outbound Calls
  • Handling Rude or Angry Callers
  • Handling Interoffice Calls
  • Methods of Training Employees
  • Correcting Poor Telephone Etiquette
  • Organizing Work Using MS Word
  • Opening
  • Working with the Interface
  • Your First Document
  • Basic Editing Tasks
  • Basic Formatting Tasks
  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Advanced Formatting Tasks
  • Working with Styles
  • Formatting the Page
  • Sharing Your Document
  • Proof Reading
  • Introduction to Proofreading
  • What does a Proofreader do?
  • Proofreading
  • Proofreading Symbols
  • Proofreading on Paper & Screen
  • Strategies to Check for Specific Errors
  • Editing & Proofreading Strategies
  • Proofreading an Essay

  • Why Should You Choose Legal Secretary Diploma Level 3

  • Internationally recognised accredited qualification
  • 1 year accessibility to the course
  • Free e-Certificate
  • Instant certificate validation facility
  • Properly curated course with comprehensive syllabus
  • Full-time tutor support on working days (Monday - Friday)
  • Efficient exam system, assessment and instant results
  • Access to the course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime
  • Eligible for NUS Extra card which gives you 1000's of discounts from biggest companies.

About Course Provider

Online learning is a way of studying from anywhere, anytime and for any age. Adams Academy started the journey with an aim to promote educational opportunities and skill training for peoples from all over the world. We hope to create an environment which promotes an independent work ethic and encourages all pupils to acquire a love of learning from owns’ pace. We provide a range of live interactive courses via webinars, vocational training, and professional development courses to suit individual’s needs and career goals.

We aspire to be a leader of live interactive and online course provider for making people skilled and commitment to outreach and service to the delta and beyond. We are committed to provide quality training to meet students’ changing needs for a bright career.

We foster lifetime learning and career growth by providing online teaching.

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