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Highly Valued by Students and Law Firms

Our Legal Secretaries Diploma course is greatly valued by both our Students and the law firms in which they secure employment. Law firms around the country hold our Diploma in high regard and often cite it for the reason that they chose to employ a candidate. We also have firms enrolling their staff on our courses to gain the legal knowledge and skills they need.

Email Scams – Be Vigilant

The Internet must easily rank as being the best invention of the late 20th century. The ease in which we are now able to communicate with each other around the world really is worth its weight in gold. And alas, this is exactly how more and more unscrupulous individuals feel about the potential opportunities to exploit others and even steal using the World Wide Web.

Legal Secretary Vacancies March 2017

Here is a selection of vacancies from our Legal Secretary Jobs Board this month:

Legal PA – Litigation – Owen Reed
Location: London
Salary: Up to £37,500

The Future of Digital Conveyancing

Modern technology has simplified many aspects of our lives, both personally and commercially. It has been possible to shop or take out contracts and arrange finance electronically for some years now. However, the conveyancing industry has been slow to adapt to, or to adopt, the new technologies available. 

Common Law in England and Across the World

If you have been studying ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma course, you will already have a good understanding of the way in which the common law system of England came into existence. Our legal system – as well as other legal systems throughout the world, such as those in Australia, India and South Africa – is based on common law.

What is common law?

Agile Working in the Legal Profession

Agile working is becoming more and more popular in many sectors, including the legal profession. But what is it, and how could you and your firm benefit?

What is agile working?

From Secretary to Partner to OBE!

This New Year’s honours list brought with it an inspiring and encouraging tale for our Members and for all those starting out in the legal field. Janet Cooper, partner and co-founder of the Yorkshire-based niche law firm Tapestry Compliance LLP, who began her career as a secretary before graduating in law, has been appointed Officer of the British Empire (OBE).

Family Practice – Settling Finances in Divorce Guide

This month we are focusing on a survival guide for how couples can reach a financial settlement on their own when divorcing or ending a civil partnership. We will highlight key principles that should be considered and how the courts reach their decisions if a court order is needed. 

Overview of the law

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