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Unit 1: Working in the Legal Environment

  • Regulation
  • Different types of Lawyer
  • The legal environment
  • The Solicitors office
  • The role of the Legal Secretary
  • Key skills
  • Office procedure
  • Office equipment
  • Alternative business structure under new Legal Services Act 2007

Unit 2: The Courts and Dispute Resolution

  • Rights of audience
  • Right to conduct litigation
  • Judges
  • The court system
  • Appeals
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Documentation

Unit 3: Sources of Law

  • Precedent
  • Law reporting
  • Legislation
  • Institutions of the European Union

Unit 4: Principles of Liability

  • Elements of criminal liability
  • Elements of a contract
  • Contract formalities
  • Contractual terms
  • Discharge of contract
  • Remedies
  • The law of tort
  • Negligence
  • Advice and representation

Unit 5: Principles of Debt Recovery

  • Pre-action matters
  • Issuing proceedings
  • Start of proceedings
  • Action by Defendant
  • Claimant's reply to defence
  • Enforcement of judgements

Unit 6: Aspects of Non-Contentious Work

  • Wills and probate
  • The function of the executor(s)
  • Land law
  • Co-owner ship
  • Conveyancing

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

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