Legal Secretary - Company Law

Available to students studying in Scotland, this course will help you gain valuable knowledge of the specialist field of Company Law to be able to confidently work as a Legal Secretary within a legal firm that works in that specialism. It is a self-paced course with five lessons, suitable for those new to the Legal Secretary profession.

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Is this for you?

This course is only available to those studying in Scotland.

If you want to gain specialist skills or would like to work in the Company Law department of a legal firm, this legal secretarial course is hard to beat. Our renowned Legal Secretary training is a definite plus on your CV as employers know we provide highly professional, vocational training.


Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 7 CPD points upon successful completion

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Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type



7 hours

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About this course

As well as giving you a grounding in company law - good for permanent or temp work - this course, like most of our legal secretarial courses, also gives you an insight into fee earners' work which will which improve your understanding, performance and could lead to promotion or permanent placement.

All learning is flexible, run to your own timetable, and you keep your workbook as a handy reference. As with all Pitman Training courses, a course advisor is always on hand should you need some extra support.


• Develop an awareness of the workings and structure of a Company Law Department

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

• A workbook to use as a reference guide on completion of the module

• The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training certification


There are five lessons and one appendix in this course: -

Lesson 1: Introduction to Company Law, Instruction Form

Lesson 2: Companies House, Form 10

Lesson 3: Form 12, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association

Lesson 4: Incorporation, Company Seal, Company Meetings

Lesson 5: Forms, Annual Return, Stock Transfer 

Appendix: Covering Companies’ Act 2006 (updates 2009) Forms AP01 and AD01.


Aims and Objectives

The course starts with an introduction to company law, which is followed by information on Companies House and the memorandum and articles of association before considering incorporation, company meetings, annual returns and stock transfer forms. You will gain valuable knowledge of the specialist field of Company Law to be able to confidently work as a Legal Secretary within a legal firm.



There are no pre-requisites required.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

If you're looking to map out a career progression path, from working as a Legal Secretary within the Company Law specialism, you could look to train in the different legal specialisms such as Family Law, Conveyancing etc. Alternatively, if you'd prefer to really push your career to the next level within the Legal world, you could look to train as a Paralegal to offer an enhanced level of service to legal employers.  

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.


Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.


Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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