Whether you’re a newly-experienced secretary or you’ve been in the role for a while, becoming a Legal Secretary is within your reach. Our Legal Secretarial Diploma is designed to give you the specialist knowledge and understanding that is required to work within the legal profession or the legal department of a large firm. With your diploma you’ll be able to confidently display your sector specific skills, with a broad understanding of various aspects of Irish law, including terminology, the court system and legal personnel.
The Legal Secretarial Diploma offers you the best of both worlds. Not only will you get the highest level of secretarial skills required to work in any business, you’ll also get the specialist expertise required to work within a legal environment. You’ll understand the language of the law, have excellent IT skills and be a great communicator. What’s more, to enable you to select an area of specialism within the law, you can add an elective subject in Wills and Probate, Family Law, Conveyancing, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Company Law. Once you become a Legal Secretary, you could progress to the position of senior PA in a larger firm. And, with further training, you could go on to become a legal executive, paralegal or licensed conveyancer.
A Pitman Training Diploma is one of the most prestigious courses you can complete from one of the most highly regarded training organisations across the world.
Businesses throughout Ireland and the UK recognise the Pitman Training name as a sign that you have been trained to the very highest level. So with your Legal Secretarial Diploma, you’ll have world-class skills to get a job as a highly valued, well paid secretary in the legal profession.