Legal Secretary Course in London & Manchester
Civil Litigation Course


Legal Secretarial Training

Legal Secretary – Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation is one of 7 “stand-alone” legal secretary courses. This programme is designed to give an introduction to the work, responsibilities, practice and structure of the Civil Litigation Department in a legal office.This will often involve chasing unpaid money through the courts and as such is a much sought after aspect of the legal secretary’s skill set.You can study this Legal Secretarial course at one of our centres in London (High Holborn, Notting Hill or Croydon) or in Central Manchester.

If you can’t travel to one of our centres then you can also study this course from home, so don’t forget to ask about distance learning when you enquire.

Pitman Training Centres in London and Manchester are very highly respected in the UK and are recognised by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) as training providers for Continual Professional Development (CPD).

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What’s covered?

In approximately 10 hours of study time at one of our centres or from home, you’ll work through the following lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Civil Law, instruction form for debt collection, letting before action.


  • Lesson 2: The claim form, particulars of claims.


  • Lesson 3: Filling and serving the claim form, certificate of service and notice of non-service, the admission, defence and/or counterclaim, defence form, list of documents.


  • Lesson 4: Proceedings in the High Court, insertion form for personal injury, response to request for further information.

How do we train?

You can start this course anytime, even today if you like! We offer really flexible self-paced training, so you can fit your studies around your other commitments.

We’re pleased to be able to offer long opening hours, as well as opening on a Saturday.

Our legal secretary courses are computer based with audio tuition and workbook guidance, and can be studied at our centres in Holborn, Notting Hill, Croydon or Manchester, or from home.

If you get stuck, our expert tutors are always on hand in our training centres to help, and are available via email or phone when you are studying at home.

What next?

To find out more, arrange a free taster session or enrol, just get in touch with us via the contact us button or call our Course Advisors on the numbers provided on the right hand bar.

Looking for other legal secretary courses?

See below for a list of our other legal secretarial courses.

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