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Legal Research and Writing


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Course Overview

In the legal sector, writing clearly, concisely and accurately is essential. If you are a legal professional or a writer wanting to hone your legal writing and research skills, this course is ideal for you.

Legal Research and Writing is an online professional development program that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to research and write legal documentation.

In this online legal research and writing course you will learn how to locate and provide information in response to a request, including analysing information from a number of sources before composing a report for the client.

You will also learn how to research using primary sources of legal information, locating relevant information and writing up a basic summary, as well as draft a variety of legally binding documents to meet particular legal matter requirements, under the instruction of a qualified legal practitioner.

On completion of this course you will feel confident to research and write legal documentation to meet legal requirements.

Course Structure


Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.


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Certificate Course



  • Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
  • Improve your employment opportunities;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
  • No entry requirements;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • 12 months’ access. Free extensions may be available upon application.
  • Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
  • Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
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Professional Development For:-

  • Legal Secretaries
  • Paralegals


  • Includes 12 months access
  • Full up-front payment only