Legal Administration Secretary

Legal Secretary Evening Course
Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Evening Course  Time: 6pm - 9.30pm
Once per week for 12 Weeks

Places on courses are limited & not guaranteed until paid in full
TESG Funding May Be Available for Jobseekers
Course Date 02-10-2018 6:00 pm
Individual Price €550.00
€550.00 1
Legal Secretary Morning Course
Friday 12th October 2018
Morning Course  Time: 10am - 2pm
Once per week for 10 Weeks

Places on courses are limited & not guaranteed until paid in full
TESG Funding May Be Available for Jobseekers
Course Date 12-10-2018 10:00 am
Individual Price €550.00
€550.00 4
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    Legal Administration Secretary

    Legal secretaries are specialised administrators that are in very high demand in the current jobs market.
    This is an extremely important role in a legal firm.  You will be in charge of providing support to a partner, solicitor, or multiple solicitors. This is a varied and busy role.   In smaller firms, you can gain general experience in different aspects of the law, while in larger firms you will tend to be working in a specific area.
    This course will prepare you for employment in a Legal firm, Commercial or Industrial company, as well as the public service.  It is ideal for those wishing to achieve a high level of knowledge and excellent proficiency in Legal Administration Skills.  Applicants must have prior administration experience.  Commitment and motivation is essential.

    QQI Level 5 - Legal Practice and Procedures 5N1394

  • Legal Learning outcomes:

    • Identify the sources Irish law to include an explanation of the features of each source
    • Assess the role of the Constitution in the Irish legal system
    • Explain the meaning of common general legal terms to include plaintiff, defendant, injunction, in camera and precedent
    • Outline the structure of the Irish judicial system to include the hierarchy, jurisdiction and function of courts within the Irish court system
    • Outline the role and function of personnel within the Irish legal system
    • Explore the impact of European Law on the Irish legal system
    • Define the nature of tort to include the recognition between tort and other civil and criminal wrongs
    • Describe the proceedings in a Court of law
    • Evaluate relevant documents and legislation relevant to a specific vocational area
    • Identify the main categories of remedies available to include compensation, injunction, declaration, specific performance and judicial review
    • Evaluate the impact of European Law on Irish Law
    • Distinguish between civil and criminal, public and private and procedural and substantive law.

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  • Subjects Covered on this Course Include:

    • Legal Terminology
    • Audio Transcription
    • Filing Systems
    • Legal Case Management
    • Legal Reports & Forms
    • Confidentiality
    • Diary Management
    • Customer Care

    Learners on this course will acquire:

    • Focused client service approach
    • Familarity with Case Management
    • General understanding of Irish Legal System
    • Familiarity with language, procedures and documents related to law
    • Appreciation of the importance of confidentiality in all legal communications & business transactions
  • Applicants must have:

    • Good Proficiency in internet and e-mail use (including attachments)
    • Word processing skills
    • Prior Administration experience
    • Knowledge of Document & Letter Layout
    • Touch Typing (minimum 20 words per minute)
  • Award(s):  QQI Level 5 - Legal Practice and Procedures 5N1394

    Marks:       Assignment  -   60%

                      Examination  -  40%

    Grades Achieved

     Pass  50 - 64%
     Merit  65 - 79%
     Distinction  80% - 100%
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