Paralegal Professional Course

Paralegal Professional Course

Module 1 General Duties and Day-to-Day Operations of a Legal Professional
Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 What is the Role of a Paralegal in a Solicitors Practice?
Unit 3 How do I become a Paralegal?
Unit 4 Paralegals Educational Requirements
Unit 5 What else do you need to know about being a Paralegal?
Unit 6 Working Hours
Unit 7 The Role of a Paralegal and the duties a Paralegal will take on.
Unit 8 What Responsibilities will a Paralegal taken on?
Unit 9 What Skills are needed to be a Paralegal
Unit 10 In Summary
Unit 11 The Law Office
Unit 12 Managing the post, incoming and out outgoing and the Courier Service
Unit 13 The Document Exchange System
Unit 14 How to use the DX system
Unit 15 Simple Note Taking
Unit 16 Forms and Documents
Unit 17 How to set out a Legal Brief and Briefings Paper
Unit 18 The Backsheet
Unit 19 Accounts, Fees and VAT
Unit 20 Law Firms:- Finances and Fees
Unit 21 Conditional Fees
Unit 22 How to File Law Documents
Unit 23 Court Appearance
Unit 24 Keep the Dates
Unit 25 Client Care
Unit 26 The Law Library
Unit 27 Summary of Module One
Module 2 The Legal System of England and Wales
Unit 1 The English Legal System
Unit 2 The Different Sources of English Law
Unit 3 The Rule of Law
Unit 4 Legal Work which is Non-Contentious
Unit 5 Contentious Legal Work - Debt Recovery and the Law
Unit 6 Summary for Module Two
Module 3 Writing and proofreading skills for Paralegals
Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 Punctuation
Unit 3 Abbreviations
Unit 4 Drafting a Legal Document
Unit 5 The difficulties you may Encounter Writing Legal documents
Unit 6 Proof Reading - Tips and Tricks
Unit 7 Summary of Module Three
Module 4 Client confidentiality and legal privilege
Unit 1 Looking after Client Confidentiality
Unit 2 How can you ensure Confidentiality in the Office?
Unit 3 All Mobile Devices, including Smart Phone and Tablets
Unit 4 Further confidentiality advise when working in a Law Firm
Unit 5 Summary of Module Four
Module 5 How the Courts work
Unit 1 The Supreme Court
Unit 2 The High Court
Unit 3 The Crown Court
Unit 4 The Magistrates Court
Unit 5 Queen’s Bench Division Judicial Review
Unit 6 Summary for Module Five
Module 6 The UK Legal Aid System
Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 Legal Aid for Family Matters
Unit 3 Legal Aid in Criminal Matters
Unit 4 Summary of Module Six
Module 7 Trusts, Wills and Probate
Unit 1 Trust and Probate Department (Private Client Department)
Unit 2 What is a Will
Unit 3 Gifts and Legacies
Unit 4 Probate
Unit 5 Grant of the letters of Administration
Unit 6 Death Certificate
Unit 7 Inheritance Tax Payments
Unit 8 After the Grant has been received
Unit 9 Caveat Request
Unit 10 Summary of the Module Seven
Module 8 Property
Unit 1 Conveyancing
Unit 2 Registered and Unregistered Land
Unit 3 Deeds
Unit 4 Epitome of Title
Unit 5 The National Conveyancing Protocols
Unit 6 New Style Conveyancing
Unit 7 Selling and Buying Land which has a Registered Freehold Title
Unit 8 Understanding ‘Subject to Contract’
Unit 9 Local Authority Enquiries
Unit 10 What is a UPRN?
Unit 11 Official Office Copies
Unit 12 Summary of the Module
Module 9 Civil Litigation
Unit 1 What is Civil Litigation?
Unit 2 The First stage - Pre-Action Stage
Unit 3 Can a settlement be negotiated before the matter proceeds further?
Unit 4 Filling in a Claim Form - The N1
Unit 5 Other claims
Unit 6 Serving the Defendant with the issued Court Documents
Unit 7 Statements made in the Case
Unit 8 Response and N150 - Allocation Questionnaire
Unit 9 Where the Trial is Held
Unit 10 Case Management
Unit 11 Amending Statements of Case
Unit 12 Summary of the Module Nine
Module 10 The Complexities of criminal Law
Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 Other Types of Crimes
Unit 3 The Magistrates’ Court
Unit 4 The Crown Court
Unit 5 What Role can a Paralegal Undertake in Criminal Law Work?
Unit 6 Summons to Court
Unit 7 When the Defence provides Mitigation to an Criminal Act
Unit 8 The Youth Court
Unit 9 Committing a Driving Offence
Unit 10 The Magistrates Courts Procedures with Offenders
Unit 11 Indictment - what is it and how does it happen
Unit 12 Paralegal work in a Criminal Practice
Unit 13 Summary of the Module
Module 11 Family law and the Family Courts
Unit 1 Introduction to Family Law
Unit 2 Family Law Protocol
Unit 3 How to being in Divorce Proceedings
Unit 4 What is Ancillary Relief
Unit 5 Pre-Action Protocol
Unit 6 Statement of Arrangement
Unit 7 An Affidavit in support of the Petition
Unit 8 Completion of the Divorce Proceedings - ‘Decree Absolute.’
Unit 9 Summary of the Module
Module 12 Corporate and Commercial Law
Unit 1 Corporate and Commercial Law
Unit 2 Company Formation
Unit 3 Different Business Types
Unit 4 Partnership
Unit 5 Forming a Limited Company
Unit 6 Company Records
Unit 7 Summary of the Module
Module 13 Licensing Law
Unit 1 Licensing and the Licensing Act 2003
Unit 2 Why do we need Licensing?
Unit 3 The Premises License
Unit 4 Applying for a Person License
Unit 5 The Gambling Commission and Gambling Licenses
Unit 6 Summary of the Module
Module 14 Making and Appeal and Judicial Reviews
Unit 1 An Appeal
Unit 2 Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC)
Unit 3 Appeals in respect of Civil Matters
Unit 4 What is a Skelton Argument?
Unit 5 Supreme Court Appeals
Unit 6 A Judicial Review
Unit 7 Summary of Module Fourteen
Module 15 The Importance of a Paralegal in Practice - How to Obtain a Paralegal Position
Unit 1 Introduction
Unit 2 How Important are Paralegals to the Legal Sector?
Unit 3 Training and Experience
Unit 4 Interviews
Unit 5 How to Write a CV
Unit 6 Preparation for Interview Questions for a Paralegal Position
Unit 7 What are the Prospects of of obtaining a position as a Paralegal?
Unit 8 Summary of Module Fifteen
Module 16 What to Expect when you become a Paralegal
Unit 1 When you land that all important Paralegal Job, what can you expect?
Unit 2 Law Firms Past and Present
Unit 3 Essential Skills for a Modern Day Paralegal
Unit 4 Proof Reading
Unit 5 Working with Fee Earners
Unit 6 Ethics as a Paralegal
Unit 7 The Management of Records
Unit 8 Filing Court Documents
Unit 9 Summary of Module Sixteen
Module 17 Understanding Legal Terms
Unit 1 Understanding Legal Terms