Secretarial Training and Development

Legal Secretaries help lawyers with their work and need to ensure they provide clients with an exceptional service. The development of the Legal Secretary role is a key to business success in an increasingly competitive market. Law firms that help develop the full potential of the legal secretarial role optimise their overall performance.

The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs actively encourages Students and Members to advance their professional knowledge and skills through our qualifications, continuing professional development programme, our Legal Secretary Journal and resources in our exclusive online Student and Member area.

Your firm can benefit greatly through having members of staff who receive professional recognition, are encouraged to improve their abilities and are dedicated to their careers. 

If you are interested in training your Secretaries, our courses are comprehensive and very good value. ILSPA's Legal Secretaries Diploma course is very popular with law firms throughout the country.  We also have a range of Single Subject Legal Courses where your Secretaries can specialise in one area of law. They will be able to take on extra responsibilities and perform their work with competence.

ILSPA's philosophy is that Legal Secretaries and PAs should understand not only how to perform certain tasks but also the reason for those tasks and the principles of law behind them. This provides them as well as their employers with confidence in their work.

ILSPA Courses ILSPA Membership

Many of our Students and Members have been supported by their firms, which include:

Anderson Longmore & Higham, Anthony Collins, Archers Law, Ashurst, Atteys, Babbe, Birketts, Bond Dickinson, Bond Pearce, Carey Olsen, Collas Day, Corlett, Crosse & Crosse, Bolton & Co, DAC Beachcroft, Daltons, DLA Piper, Embertons, Evans & Co, Eversheds, Ford & Warren, Freeths, Fryer Chandler & Co, Glanvilles, Harvey Ingram, Hatchers, Healys, Hibbert Lucas Butter, Higgs & Sons, Hogan Lovells, Holly & Steer, Kimbells, Leigh Day, Lewis Silkin, Metson Cross & Co, Michelmores, Mogers, Moore Blatch, Mundays, Ogier, Ozannes, Neville Jones & Co, Palis & Co, Picton Howell, Pitmans, Purcells, Ramsden, Rose & Dunn, Sidley Austin, Shoosmiths, Skinners, Sills & Betteridge, Sinels, Stapleton Gardner, Sternberg Reed, Townshends, Trowers & Hamlins, Vance Harris, Vincent Sykes & Higham, Webb & Co...and many more