|Designed by solicitors and legal support staff, this introductory level, two week course aims to provide students with a general understanding of the legal system in New South Wales and what it is like to work in a legal environment. It is ideal for students with little to no experience in the legal profession, have just commenced a legal support role or are thinking of entering the industry in a legal support capacity.
|Online - 2 weeks|
|Topics covered are:
Legal essentials: A concise guide to the NSW legal system
Premium price: $135
Standard price: $135
Online conveyancing procedures for support staff
|04 February to 01 April 2019|
|This beginner level course aims to provide you with general knowledge and skills in the
administrative procedures in the area of residential conveyancing.
Please note that your firm may have different procedures in some aspects of completing a conveyancing matter and therefore, your firm’s procedures should be followed accordingly.
This course has a set start and end date over an eight week period and is designed to be completed sequentially on a weekly schedule.
The units for this course will follow key administrative steps that are required to prepare and file documents, letters and forms for a typical conveyance matter. You will also work through a case scenario throughout the duration of this course.
Premium price: $447
Standard price: $447
Wills and probate for support staff
|29 October to 25 November 2018|
|This 4 week introductory level, self directed, online course for support staff covers the basic administrative procedures involved in writing a will, administration, probate and other estate matters.
Approx. 3 - 4 hours per week is required for study. Regular weekly tasks are required for successful completion of this course. All course resources and content is accessible through the online student portal. No prior preparation is required before course commencement. Students will need to have access to reliable internet connection, latest version web browser (such as Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox), email program, word processing software, PDF reader/converter and a printer.
Important note: for solicitors undertaking online courses for support staff - please note that these courses are designed for paralegals and legal secretaries. They can be useful in learning the administrative skills and procedures involved in the area of law, however, no legal advice or information about solicitors responsibilities will be given in the course content. If you decide to go ahead with enrolling in this course, you will not be entitled to a refund or course transfer if you feel that the information given is too basic. For courses specific to solicitors, please see procedural courses marked "for solicitors".
Premium price: $355
Standard price: $355
Conveyancing procedures for support staff
|11 December 2018|
|9:30 AM 4:30 PM|
|This 1 day introductory program for support staff covers the basic administrative procedures involved in the purchase and sale of residential property in New South Wales. Topics covered: Introduction to Conveyancing Electronic Conveyancing Conveyancing Definitions Conveyancing - Private Treaty Preparation of the Contract Procedure Prior to Exchange Exchange Pre - Settlement Settlement Post Settlement Auction Sale.|
|The Law Society of New South Wales, 170 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000|
Premium price: $405
Standard price: $405