Like all our legal secretary courses, our Criminal Law legal secretary course is designed to give you the edge. Firstly by putting the Pitman Training name on your CV; an acknowledged mark of excellent legal secretary training. But also because you’ll be trained for full time or temp work with an insight into the fee earners’ role, which will improve your understanding and could pave the way for promotion or a permanent placement.
What’s more, we can also provide alternatives with both Scottish Law and English Law versions of this course. So if you’re considering a move to the UK, you can be confident that wherever you work, you’ve chosen the very best training.
There are four parts to the training covering the working and structure of a criminal law department; statements of the accused and preparing information; witness statements and instructions to counsel; and finally dealing with offenders, legal aid and invoicing.
The Pitman Training Criminal Law secretarial course is flexible – you decide the times to study and you keep your workbook as a handy guide. What’s more, at Pitman Training, an experienced course advisor is always available to lend a helping hand when you need it.
Other useful courses for legal secretaries include: Audio Transcription or Shorthand. Or you could opt for further specialist legal skills to enhance your earning potential, including the full Legal Secretarial Diploma, which can lead to an exciting and rewarding career.