ILSPA is the UK's professional body for Legal Secretaries and PAs. Our Legal Secretaries Diploma course is widely recognised by law firms and legal recruiters, and will provide you with valuable legal knowledge and the practical skills you need to become a competent and qualified Legal Secretary. The course can be studied either via distance learning, or by attending our evening classes which take place at Regent’s University in London. Whichever method of study your choose, you will learn various areas of law and the practical tasks involved with Legal Secretary work, such as legal document production, completing legal forms and typing professional correspondence.
The course is suitable for those who have no previous experience in law who want to enter the profession as well as experienced Legal Secretaries who want to gain a formal qualification. ILSPA's philosophy is that Legal Secretaries and PAs should understand not only how to perform certain tasks but also the reason for those tasks and the principles of law behind them. This gives you excellent job prospects and the opportunity for career advancement.
You can download a copy of our syllabus here
When you study through ILSPA, you gain much more than a Diploma. We aim to make you excited about your career through the interesting content of our course material and the passion with which it is delivered. We not only help you with your studies so that you achieve your Diploma, we provide you with advice, support and resources so that you have a rewarding career. CV help and guidance to secure employment is available to those seeking work. Students receive FREE Membership of the Institute for one year and are able to apply for an NUS Extra Student discount card.
Legal Secretaries and PAs are in great demand and are able to earn good salaries. You can have a successful Legal Secretary career by studying ILSPA's Legal Secretaries Diploma course.
Take a look at ILSPA’s website for further information and to apply.