Certificate in Professional Legal Studies (Legal Executives) Part Time


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Independent College Dublin’s Professional Legal Studies course for legal executives is endorsed by the Institute of Legal Executives and leads to the award of a Certificate in Professional Legal Studies (Legal Executive) after Stage One and a Diploma in Professional Legal Studies (Legal Executive) at the end of Stage Two.

This legal studies certificate has been specifically tailored for those students who wish to practice as legal executives in the Republic of Ireland.

Course Timetable

Lectures for stage one of the Professional Legal Studies course will take place on Wednesday evenings and for stage two on Tuesday evenings from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm for 20 weeks

Meet the Lecturer

Anastasia Ward, BCL; Barrister-at-Law

Anastasia Ward is a practicing barrister and has over seven years teaching experience with the Law Society of Ireland’s Law School and on Legal Executive programmes in the Republic of Ireland. Anastasia teaches Contract, Tort and Civil Litigation on the College’s Institute of Legal Executive programmes.

Certificate in Professional Legal Studies

Unit 1: Introduction to the Irish Legal System; Legal Research

Unit 2: Law of Torts; Contract Law

Unit 3: Civil Litigation

Unit 4: Land Law & Conveyancing

Each unit has a 2 hour examination.

What We Offer

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association for over 20,000 Chartered Legal Executive lawyers, paralegals and other legal practitioners in England and Wales. For more than 50 years, they have been offering unparalleled access to a flexible career in law. CILEx works closely with Government and the Ministry of Justice and are recognised in England and Wales as one of the three core approved regulators of the legal profession alongside barristers and solicitors.

Founded in 1892, the Institute of Legal Executives became a company limited by guarantee in 1963 with the support and co-operation of the Law Society. On 30 January 2012, they became incorporated by Royal Charter and are now known as the ‘Chartered Institute of Legal Executives’.

The course is open admission and there are no entry requirements.

Part Time: €1,850

Contact Details

The Admissions Office:
Phone: 01 877 3925/01 877 3923
E-mail: admissions@independentcolleges.ie

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