Legal Secretary - Criminal Law in Ireland

This Legal Secretary course focusses on Criminal Law and contains four lessons which cover topics such as the working and structure of a criminal law department, statements of the accused and preparing information and more. It is a self-paced course that will take around 7 hours to complete.

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Is this for you?

This course is for anyone seeking a Legal Secretary career who wants to gain high level, professional skills that will impress potential employers. Suitable for beginners, no previousl experience is necessary. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 7 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

course

Duration

7 hours

About this course

Like all our legal secretary courses, our Criminal Law legal secretary course is designed to give you the edge. Firstly by putting the Pitman Training name on your CV; an acknowledged mark of excellent legal secretary training. But also because you'll be trained for full time or temp work with an insight into the fee earners' role, which will improve your understanding and could pave the way for promotion or a permanent placement.

What’s more, we can also provide alternatives with both Scottish Law and English Law versions of this course. So if you’re considering a move to the UK, you can be confident that wherever you work, you’ve chosen the very best training.

There are four parts to the training covering the working and structure of a criminal law department; statements of the accused and preparing information; witness statements and instructions to counsel; and finally dealing with offenders, legal aid and invoicing.

The Pitman Training Criminal Law secretarial course is flexible – you decide the times to study and you keep your workbook as a handy guide. What’s more, at Pitman Training, an experienced course advisor is always available to lend a helping hand when you need it.

Aims and Objectives

This course is designed to help arm you with a professional Legal Secretarial skillset that will impress potential employers and help you progress your career. 

Pre-Requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites required for this course. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

Once you've gained experience in this field, you might find it useful to look at other courses for legal secretaries such as Audio Transcription or Shorthand. Or you could opt for further specialist legal skills to enhance your earning potential, including the full Legal Secretarial Diploma, which can lead to an exciting and rewarding career. One exciting career progression option to aim for is to work as a Paralegal. 

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

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Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

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