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Legal Secretary Diploma

Legal Secretary Diploma Course in London - Level 3 by Association of Certified Legal Secretaries

This ACLS Legal Secretary Diploma course is designed for people looking to become a Legal Secretary  and is designed to prepare students for complete job-readiness within progressive legal firms. This legal secretary course has been prepared in consultation with a leading city firm to focus on what is really needed on the job.

This course is held in London aims to provide delegates with a good basic understanding of the fundamental legal system and the role of a Legal Secretary and, in turn, of a Legal practice in the modern commercial environment.

Legal Secretary Diploma

Course duration

The duration is up to 3 months, but it can be completed far sooner.

The Diploma combines the ACLS Legal Secretary Course with MS Office Training for a Legal Secretary, typing and audio segments.


  • The course has been designed by legal professionals, who worked with Law Firms to create an up-to-date course.
  • Having good Microsoft Office Skills is essential to a good Legal Secretary; this course provides excellent and reputable training/certification in the two programmes that are key to Legal Secretarial Work.
  • The course is taught by an experienced teacher and legal professional who will teach both theory and practical exercises.
  • This course also includes typing skills training, which again is a fundamental skill.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Legal Secretary Diploma course is suitable for those people looking to develop skills as a legal secretary and for complete job-readiness within progressive legal firms.

Course requirements:

Good general level of education with good written and spoken English. Established skills in MS Word (can be taken as a supplement if needed). Quality general secretarial background or training will be useful but not always mandatory.

We offer a Secretary/PA Diploma programme for those without secretarial skills at a generic level. We also have the Legal PA Diploma which incorporates PA and Legal Secretarial training in one package

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On completion of this Legal Secretary Diploma you will be awarded:

  • The ALCS Legal Secretary Diploma at Level 3.
  • Gain the title of a Certified Legal Secretary of the ACLS.
  • Microsoft Certification for Word and Outlook.
  • Typing and audio skill confirmation.


The cost of this Legal Secretary Diploma is £999 per person.

Do I need to buy books?

No. Souters provide all written materials. Students only need to bring writing materials.

Continuing Studies

This Course is a part of the Assocation of Certified Legal Secretaries qualification and it is the main Level 3 qualification.

Passing the Level 3 Qualification means you will be a Certified Legal Secretary.

Students can progress to Level 4 in the future.

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Souters deliver PA, Secretary and Business Administration and Communication training courses in the heart of London

Souters is a renowned training provider that has been successfully delivering PA courses, Secretarial courses, Office Manager Courses and Administration Courses, Legal Secretarial courses, as well as Bookkeeping, Finance and Microsoft Office Training, since it was founded in 1988. Located...

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I enjoyed the way that the course was taught. I am very pleased with the course and the prospects that it entails. I will recommend to anyone looking for legal career
Since doing the course, I have had a very varied and interesting career in law which has included being a Float Secretary, a legal PA and also undertaking Paralegal duties. I am now at a very high profile US law firm and I know for a fact that having the course on my CV is what initially got me into my first legal role in 2007. So thank you ...
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