Why take a professional legal course?
The range of specialist and professional law courses, qualification and certificates is truly vast. The courses listed here span the corporate, financial, insurance, employment, property amongst other professional sectors and specialist legal areas.
All courses are designed to improve delegates’ performance in their work place. Having a solid knowledge of the law is necessary both for legal practitioners, as well as for those who sometimes run into legal issues in their workplace.
Having such a basic understanding of the law will help you judge when expert advice and assistance is required. Plenty of employees are confronted with different types of legal issues in the workplace, even those who aren’t lawyers. For example, employees may come into contact with a legal problem when faced with rules of responsibility and competence, in business documents, contracts, assets or employment law issues.
For those lacking the relevant training or experience in law and legal matters, it can be difficult to assess how to best handle such situations, and thereby avoid potentially far-reaching and costly consequences.
Legal secretary training
English Law courses
Explore the opportunities of a legal career
Training in law & legal matters is designed, in general, for people at all levels of responsibility.
There are legal courses for those wanting to start working in law, but who first need an introduction and place to start. This sort of law courses can prepare the delegate as a legal secretary, para-legal secretary or paralegal. Alternatively, you can receive introductory training to work as an outdoor clerk/legal assistant for law firms engaged in civil litigation. For those working in the litigation section of the law department of a non law-related company or organisation, there are courses that can prepare you for this.
Institutions providing law & legal courses
Employment law related courses provide the delegate with an understanding of contract law and how it applies to employment.
In employment law courses, participants are guided through the essential elements of the contractual relationship, examining the importance of terms of employment in detail from the beginning to the end of the employee/employer relationship.
In addition, practical scenarios are often provided regarding changing contracts or varying the employment terms during employment, as business needs change.
Employment law courses
Insurance Law Courses
Insurance is of vital important for today’s businesses. Insurance courses provide delegates with a detailed understanding of the real issues faced by brokers and underwriters in today's insurance market.
Courses in insurance are valuable, as they allow delegates to work as insurance agents, administrators, or insurance managers, while also providing updates for people who currently work in the insurance industry. Insurance training courses also include the kind of training necessary for those people who need to keep updated on the issues and those who want to advance, or just carry out new work.
Insurance law relates to the practices of law that surround insurance, including insurance policies and claims. Insurance law can be broadly broken into three categories - regulation of the business of insurance; regulation of the content of insurance policies; and regulation of claim handling.
Training courses in insurance
Insurance law courses
Trade Law Courses
Trade law is applicable for those professionals that are involved in trade. For them, keeping up-to-date on regulations is imperative for success.
Trade law is a vast topic, with courses covering topics relevant for people new to the challenges of, say, importing and exporting, as well as for experienced importers and exporters, needing an update. Introductory trade law training covers the basic terminology and procedures that usually, including “terms of delivery”, “indirect exporting”, and the role of the “Freight Forwarder”. Trade law courses also introduce delegates to the world of export finance. There are additional courses available that are specifically targeted at professionals involved in international trade, where practitioners need to be aware of different sets of laws and how to manage trade through the world’s markets.
Trade law courses & training
Delivery methods of law courses
Law and legal courses come in a vast range of formats to suit you and your organisation.
After you have found a legal course that meets your needs, ask the course provider for more information about their course teaching methods. For instance, trainers can come to your office or your home (in-house training), you can attend an open course with delegates from other companies or you can take an online/distance law course.
Points to consider regarding your course are:
- Where will the course be held? In-company, in the student's home, at one of the course providers’ locations, or online?
- How will the course be run?
- Can the course accommodate your specific industry?
- Will the expected finishing level of the course match your requirements?
- What qualifications does your course teacher have?
- What experience does your teacher have in your professional area?
- What opportunities for organised social interaction for continued learning are provided?
Online Law & Legal Courses
In-house Law & Legal training
Open / Public Law & Legal courses
Executive Law Courses