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Our Paralegal portfolio

 

CLT delivers a high quality portfolio of 22 subject specific programmes, taught at two different levels:

 

 

Students can study at either level depending on their needs and goals.

 

CLT is committed to meeting the training needs of paralegals and legal service professionals throughout the legal profession and further across the public and private sectors.  

 

 

Practice areas

 

Click on the practice area below for more information on the qualifications available.

 

Child Care Law

 

Online BTEC Diploma available.

 

For working in private practice or for child care professionals in other disciplines, such as social care, health care and criminal justice.

  

Civil Litigation

 

Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available.

 

The courses are intended to provide a practical grounding in civil litigation, examining procedural steps which much be taken in a case with explanations as to why these steps are taken. Overviews of the civil courts and civil procedure are complemented by detailed coverage of the progress of a civil claim.

 

Commercial Property

 

 Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available.

 

Commercial Property is important economically and as a source of work for law firms. In England and Wales the value of the property held by the commercial property sector amounts in hundreds of billions with over 100,000 people employed. Our programmes focus on planning and contracts, site acquisition, leases, agreements and dealings, security of tenure and post completion. Popular with private practice commercial property firms, estate agents, property developers and others with interests in commercial conveyancing transactions.

 

 

Company Law

 

Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available.

 

Our programmes focus in the main with Private Limited Companies, their constituent elements and how they operate. It is necessary however to understand the mechanisms of other business mediums to provide clients with full advice on the most appropriate medium for them when both commencing a business venture and when deciding the most appropriate mechanism for expansion. Popular with private practice firms, company secretaries and other professionals dealing with the structure of companies and their operations.

 

Criminal Litigation 

 

Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available.  

 

Detailled examination of practical aspects of the criminal law, including coverage of the courts system, procedure, sources, evidemce, sentencing, defences and appeals with detailled reference to legislative provisions and judicial precedent. Ideal for those operating with criminal justice, in prosecution or defence, in court services or as part of the police force.

 

Debt Recovery

 

Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available.

 

Designed to equip the student with the knowledge not only of how to litigate a debt but also to understand how debts arise, and to explain credit management which should in effect prevent unnecessary debts landing on a ledger. For debt recovery paralegals, advice specialists, credit controllers and other professionals dealing with debt and insolvency throughout the public and private sectors.

 

Employment Law 

 

Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available.

 

Employment is one of the fastest growing areas of law. The stakes are higher than ever with Employment Tribunals making awards in excess of £70,000. These courses are intended to provide a broad coverage of Employment Law placing an emphasis on insights, practical solutions and risk management. Useful for private practice professionals, and for human resources directors, managers and specialists, and other professionals working with Employment Law in teams of all sizes.

 

Family Law 

 

Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available.  

 

Practical coverage of first interview, funding, welfare benefits, divorce, ancillary relief, children, domestic violence, civil partnerships, the unmarried family and property disputes amongst other things. Broad ranging programmes designed for those working with or aspiring to work with Family Law in practice.

 

Personal Injury Law

 

Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available. 

 

An increasing source of work for law firms and legal service providers. There are over ten million accidents in the UK each year alone, with over two million occurring as a result of someone else’s negligence. The majority of personal injury claims in the UK arise following car or motorcycle accidents however accidents can happen at any time and in any situation involving a public place, work place or as a result of industrial disease. If you work in personal injury, or would like to, these courses examine the principles and doctrines of personal injury law with real life examples.

 

Residential Conveyancing 

 

Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available.

 

Programmes examining property law and the practical application of the rules and procedures. Ideal for private practice teams, estate agents, notaries public and other professionals dealing with property transactions.

 

Software Contracts 

 

Online BTEC Diploma available.

 

With the fast pace of evolving technology, IT contracting issues are constantly evolving too - you can’t afford to be left behind. This programme aims to present the key inside secrets and information you need to effectively negotiate, draft and manage contracts for the most common types of Software and Technology Services Contracts, including software licensing, IT support, software development, systems integration and outsourcing.

 

Wills, Probate & Administration 

 

Online BTEC Diploma and Specialist Paralegal Qualification available.

 

Practical programmes dealing with professional conduct, tax, estate planning, constructing and drafting wills, entitlement to estates, intestacy, probate practice, administration of an estate, claims and avoiding complaints.

 

Developing our core programme

 

CLT is committed to developing our programme to cater for the needs of legal professionals throughout the public and private sector. If you are interested in a practice area which is note listed above, then please contact us.