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The Estrin Report

Legal Secretaries are being phased out and now look very differently. The older, traditional role of a legal secretary is pretty much gone, said one industry observer. Is your job next? This article is a great read – Chere Estrin.

An interview with a teacher turned legal secretary

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An encounter with a family law Solicitor prompted Kimberley to study ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma course. She is using her current role as a Legal Secretary for the Qualifying Work Experience needed to become a Solicitor and hopes to cross-qualify as a Barrister in the future.

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ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma Live online classes

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Our partner’s The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs are delighted to be offering live online classes , which start on Wednesday 26 January 2022. ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma course is equivalent to a Level 3 qualification.

ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma Live Online Classes

SimplyLawJobs

The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs are delighted to be offering live online classes , which start on Wednesday 27 January 2021. ILSPA’s Legal Secretaries Diploma course is equivalent to a Level 3 qualification. How to Begin Your Career in the Legal Industry.

Why LinkedIn Is an Essential Tool for Legal Secretaries

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We recently caught up with the Institute of Legal Secretaries (ILSPA) to discover why they think LinkedIn is an essential tool for legal secretaries. Like many industries, the legal sector encourages and promotes networking for its members.

What it’s like to be a law student turned legal secretary

SimplyLawJobs

We recently caught up with Myfanwy Sequeira, a law graduate who now works at Brockbanks as a legal secretary. Myfanwy kindly shared the path she took as a student, her 3 key pieces of advice for aspiring legal professionals and an insight into life as a student and secretary.

Nigeria: The Role And Performance Of Legal Secretaries In Law Firms - S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.

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When we talk about legal, we refer to the constitution, rules and regulations guiding the behaviour of people in a society

Layoffs Come To The Am Law 100 As Biglaw Firm Eliminates Jobs

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Biglaw Layoffs Legal Secretaries Staff LayoffsBest of luck to those who were let go. The post Layoffs Come To The Am Law 100 As Biglaw Firm Eliminates Jobs appeared first on Above the Law.

Grammar Giggle – Interesting Entree Choice

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Grammar Giggle – Can We Bring Our Tobacco/E-Cigs and Pets or Not?

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Grammar Giggle – Montlhy Parking

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Grammar Giggle – Obvious Phishing Emails

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Grammar Giggle – Visor Issues

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Grammar Giggle – None Of Those Things ARE Allowed

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Grammar Giggle – What Kind of Dog?

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Grammar Giggles – Aye, Aye, Captian!

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Grammar Giggle – Employee Appreciate Day

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Grammar Giggle – My Kind of Wine Glass!

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Grammar Giggle – At Least They Safely Preformed Maintenance!

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Grammar Giggle – Alcohol Consumption May Make You Use The Wrong “You’re”

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Grammar Giggle – Less or Fewer?

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Grammar Giggle – Accessaries

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Grammar Giggle – Complimentary Complements

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Grammar Giggle – Furnuture

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Grammar Giggle – Hiring Serveres

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Grammar Giggle – You’ll Should Treat Yourself!

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Grammar Giggle – I’ll Explain This Best To My Ability!

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Particularly in the legal field, I always redline my suggested changes to the documents I proofread. grammar giggles legal assistant legal proofreading legal secretary paralegal proofreadingThis was in a local breaking news post I received.

Grammar Giggle – NFL News

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How to Start Your Legal Career

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If you’re considering a job in the legal profession, the outlook is positive. Business barrister law clerks legal careers legal conveyancer legal secretary paralegals

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Grammar Giggle – Random Comma

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Ask PTB – Capitalizing id.

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Ask PTB: Three Slashes

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In formatting a legal document, you should always leave at least two lines at the bottom and at the top of a page avoiding a single line in either place. Ask PTB legal assistant legal proofreading legal secretary paralegal proofreading slashes

Grammar Giggle – Apostrophes and Plurals

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Grammar Giggle – Back Legs Only

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Grammar Giggle – We Recieve Another Incorrect Receive

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Grammar Giggle – Slow Down And Get It Right

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Grammar Giggle – Easy To Assemble, But Difficult To Read

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