Legal Secretary 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 support staff who receive professional recognition, understand the importance of developing their skills and are dedicated to their careers. 

If you are interested in training your Legal Secretaries, our courses are comprehensive and very good value. ILSPA's Legal Secretaries Diploma course is popular with law firms throughout the country.  We also have a range of Single Subject Legal Courses where your support staff can specialise in one area of law. They will be able to take on extra responsibilities and perform their work with competence as their legal knowledge will be up to date. If you would like us to tailor a course to suit individual needs, please contact us.

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 firms have developed their Legal Secretaries through us, such as:

Anderson Longmore & Higham, Anderson Rowntree, Anthony Collins, Appleby Global, Archers Law, Ashurst, Atteys, Ashtons Legal, Babbe, Batchelors, Bates Wells & Braithwaite, Battens, Birketts, BLB Solicitors, Bond Dickinson, Bond Pearce, Carey Olsen, Clarks Legal, Clifford Chance, Clifton Ingram, Collas Day, Coodes, Corlett Bolton & Co, Crosse & Crosse, Bolton & Co, DAC Beachcroft, Daltons, Darbys, DLA Piper, Dundas & Wilson, Dunn & Baker, Embertons, EMW Law, Evans & Co, Eversheds, Ford & Warren, Freeths, Fryer Chandler & Co, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Glanvilles, Gordon Dean, Greenwoods, Hall Brown, Harvey Ingram, Hannays, Hatchers, Healys, Hibbert Lucas Butter, Higgs & Sons, Hogan Lovells, Holly & Steer, Kimbells Freeth, Lawson Lewis, Leigh Day, Lewis Silkin, Lodders, Longfords, Margraves, Metson Cross & Co, Michelmores, Michael Hill, Mills & Reeve, Mogers, Molesworths Bright Clegg, Moore Blatch, Morley Brown & Co, Mourant Ozannes, Mundays, Ogier, Ozannes, Neville Jones & Co, Palis & Co, Pearsons & Ward, Picton Howell, Poole Townsend, Pitmans, Purcells, Ramsden, Rose & Dunn, Sidley Austin, Sinels, Shoosmiths, Skinners, Sills & Betteridge, Sinels, Sparlings, Stapleton Gardner, Star Legal, Sternberg Reed, Tates, Taylor Bracewell, Townshends, Trowers & Hamlins, Vance Harris, Vincent Sykes & Higham, Ward Hadaway, Webb & Co, Wilsons...and many more