This Legal Secretarial Studies diploma programme covers specialist Legal Secretary subjects; including Working in a Legal Environment, where you will learn the legislation, regulations and procedures that apply in a legal and business environment. You will also learn a broad range of professional office skills such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Effective Business Communication.
Legal Secretaries perform a wide range of secretarial duties at law offices. They conduct legal research, write motions and complaints, and prepare legal correspondence such as subpoenas. In this role, they work closely with other law professionals such as lawyers and perform various tasks. They also receive telephones calls to the law office and schedule client appointments. A part of their job is to make sure that the documents and case files at a library or an office are well organised. They also work with the clients and help them in filling out various legal forms.
If you would like to work in a Legal office as a Legal Secretary, Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal, this diploma programme will give you a well-rounded skillset to enable you to confidently handle the specialist and varied workload you will have.