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Legal Clerk Training

Legal Clerk Training

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Overview

Take steps towards a successful career in law and learn the skills required to provide administrative support to lawyers with the Legal Clerk Training course. This comprehensive training program is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to fast track their career. 

In this course, you will learn the differences between a legal clerk and paralegal and the key responsibilities of each role. You will also explore the UK’s legal and court systems in detail, with an introduction to the history of criminal law. This course includes instructor-led training and case studies covering topics such as legal writing, record-keeping and legal research. 

On completion, you will have the administrative skills and legal knowledge to prepare you for a successful career in law.

Highlights of The Legal Clerk Training

  • Understand the day-to-day operations and key responsibilities of a legal clerk
  • Develop essential communication, problem-solving and administrative skills
  • Gain a solid understanding of the legal system and court system in the UK
  • Get step-by-step guidance on legal writing and proofreading 
  • Explore the role of a paralegal and the main duties of the job
  • Familiarise with the legal research and record-keeping process 
  • Learn about the history of criminal law and the legislation behind it
  • Understand the different steps in the trial process and popular legal terms

Legal Clerk Training Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Who is This  Legal Clerk Training Course for?

This training course is suitable for aspiring legal clerks and legal secretaries who want to familiarise with the UK legal system and the responsibilities of a legal clerk. No previous experience is required for this course.

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course?

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Legal Clerk Training is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will have the practical skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of roles, with a wide range of salaries. Related careers include:

  • Legal Secretary
  • Paralegal
  • Legal PA
  • Legal Administrator

Law Clerk Career

Course Curriculum

Paralegal
Introduction to Paralegals 00:05:00
Introduction to Legal Secretary 00:15:00
Role of Legal Secretaries 00:15:00
General Duties and Day-to-Day Operations of a Legal Secretary 00:30:00
Record Keeping 00:30:00
Legal Writing Skills & Proofreading 00:15:00
Research Skills You Need to Know 00:30:00
Transcription, Editing & Correspondence to Judges 00:30:00
Legal System of UK 00:15:00
Criminal Law
History of Criminal Law: Church of England and Codification of Criminal Law 01:00:00
General Principles of Criminal Law 00:45:00
Act 1967 00:30:00
Agency, capacity, and mental disorder 00:45:00
General Defences 00:45:00
Homicide and Murder 00:30:00
Manslaughter 00:45:00
Theft, Robbery and Burglary 00:30:00
Courts, Crime, and Controversy
UK Court System 00:30:00
The Courts and the Criminal Justice System 00:16:00
Actors in the Courthouse 00:10:00
Criminal vs Civil Court Cases 00:16:00
Law on the Books and in Action 00:06:00
Fraud 01:00:00
Arrest to Arraignment
Crime and Arrest 00:13:00
Bail 00:10:00
Preliminary Hearing, Grand Jury, and Arraignment 00:06:00
History of Trials by Jury 00:12:00
Overview of Basic Evidence 00:06:00
Steps In The Trial Process 00:12:00
Legal Terminology 00:16:00
Being a Paralegal
Working with Your Manager 01:00:00
Administrative Soft Skills 01:00:00
Tools of the Trade 01:00:00
Effective Time Management 01:00:00
Being an Effective Gatekeeper 00:15:00
Organizational Skills 00:15:00
Confidentiality Guidelines 00:15:00
Special Tasks 00:15:00
Meeting Management & Minute Taking
Meeting Management 00:15:00
Meeting Agreements 00:15:00
Minute Styles 00:30:00
What Do I Record? 00:30:00
Techniques for Preparing Minutes 00:30:00
Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting 00:15:00
The Minute Book 00:15:00
What to include/what to ignore 00:30:00
Motions and Resolutions 00:00:00
Method of recording minutes 00:30:00
Reasons for Meeting 00:30:00
What is a decision? 00:15:00
Minute Taking tips 00:30:00
Telephone Etiquette
Aspects of Phone Etiquette 01:00:00
Using Proper Phone Language 01:00:00
Eliminate Phone Distractions 01:00:00
Inbound Calls 01:00:00
Outbound Calls 01:00:00
Handling Rude or Angry Callers 01:00:00
Handling Interoffice Calls 01:00:00
Methods of Training Employees 01:00:00
Correcting Poor Telephone Etiquette 01:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Legal Clerk Training 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Legal Clerk Training 00:30:00
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