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Legal Secretary - Civil Litigation   

Aims and Objectives

To give an introduction to the work , responsibilities , practice and structure of the Civil Litigation Department in a legal office

Develop an awareness of the working and structure of a Civil Litigation Department

The flexibility and value of self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace

A personalised workbook to use as a reference guide on completion of the course

The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Certificate

Target Audience

Individuals wishing to pursue a career as a Legal Secretary


Comprehension end-user knowledge of Microsoft Word , competent keyboarding (at least 40 wpm) , good letter layout and office practice skills

Course Content

Lesson 1: Introduction to Civil Law; instruction form for debt collection; letting before action

Lesson 2: The claim form; particulars of claim

Lesson 3: Filing 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

Course Duration: 10 hours

Course Code: 1010198233