Legal Text Processing -
A Short Legal Secretary Course.


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Legal Text Processing

This comprehensive CILEx Legal Text Processing self-study course is ideal if you’re looking to start your career in a legal office.

During the course, you’ll work through 6 modules at your own pace, and you’ll be introduced to the terminology, processes and documentation associated with different legal specialisms, including Family Law and Criminal Litigation and more (see below).

So if you’d like to work in a legal environment, Legal Text Processing will get you on course to landing that dream role!

You can even sample the course at one of our centres to make sure it’s right for you.

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Legal Text Processing – Course Content

During the course, you will work through the following modules:

Introduction: includes example letters used in a legal office such as a client care letter, information on the fictitious case study including an organisation chart and the work of a legal secretary.

Module One:  Criminal Litigation – documentation includes: Letters relating to Court hearings, Attendance note, Affidavit, Attendance note, Statement of Accused, Brief to Counsel.

Module Two: Family Law – documentation includes: Statement of reconciliation, Statement of arrangement for children, Letter relating to Legal Aid, Application for decree nisi, Answer to petition, Attendance note.

Module Three: Wills and Probate – documentation includes: Draft Will, Engrossed Will, Codicil, Statutory Notice, Estate Accounts, Acknowledgement of legacy, File note.

Module Four
: Civil Litigation – documentation includes: Attendance note, Progress chart, Letter before action, Claim form N1, Particulars of Claim, Defence, Certificate of Service, Statement, Bill of costs.

Module Five
: Conveyancing – documentation includes: Form K16, Form OS1, Form LLC1, Transfer (Form TR1), Completion Statement

Module Six
: Corporate Law – documentation includes: Application to register a company, Articles of Association, Attendance note

:  includes information on terminology, court structure, amendment and correction signs, abbreviations and more

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How The Training Works

Legal Text Processing can be studied at our London and Croydon training centres.

If you need any help as you’re studying, you’ll be pleased to know that our friendly trainers are always happy to help.

Who Should Study This Legal Secretary Course

LegalText Processing is ideal if you’re looking to kickstart your career in a legal office as a Legal Assistant or a Legal Secretary.

This short legal secretary course forms part of our Legal Secretarial Diploma too!

Once you’ve completed your course, you’ll get your Pitman Training Certificate and be on your way to taking the CILEx/City & Guilds Level 2 Text Processing exam.

Before enrolling on the course, some Microsoft Word experience is preferable but not essential!

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This course can be studied in the following locations:

If you can’t make it to one of our training centres, we also have home study options available.


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