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Legal Secretary Diploma

Legal Secretary CPD accredited Diploma Course in London - Legal Secretary and Legal PA Training in London by Souters

This CPD accredited  Legal Secretary Diploma course is designed for people looking to become a Legal Secretary or Legal PA 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 PA/Secretary and, in turn, of a Legal practice in the modern commercial environment.

Course duration

Approximately 2 months

The legal secretary course itself takes one week full time in house or by Distance/assisted learning over two months.

The course is part of the Diploma programme; the MS Office, typing and audio segments take up to two months either at the centre or at your own location or a mix of both.


  • 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 CPD accredited Souters' Legal Secretarial / PA Diploma.
  • 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.

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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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32 Ludgate Hill
EC4M 7DR London

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Delegate from course   |   22/11/2013
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
Claire   |   01/11/2011
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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