The Legal Secretary [Support Staff] – Online 4 day course

Develop efficient, skilled secretaries for law firms and legal departments
About this course

This course provides general business skills and practical approaches to all aspects of the legal secretary’s portfolio. It imparts the broad knowledge and skills needed in the legal industry, and will deliver knowledgeable, skilled, administrative secretaries who are able to contribute to the improved productivity and efficiency of their law firms.


2, 3, 9 & 10 March 2023 .|. Duration: 12:00 – 14:30​

Who should register?

Secretaries, office administrators, receptionists and individuals who want to pursue a career as a legal secretary.

Course outline

The course is divided into four parts:
. Part 1: The legal system
. Part 2: The legal profession
. Part 3: The legal secretary’s duties
. Part 4: Business fundamentals


LEAD awards a certificate of attendance to participants for each course attended in full.


LEAD prides itself in providing high-quality continuing professional development course that deal with important current issues on a wide range of topics at affordable fees. All presenters are specialists in their respective fields.

What previous delegates said:

  • I thank my boss for giving me this opportunity to study. Now I can assist my team a whole lot better.
  • I really enjoyed the course. I am definitely going to request changes in my work environment
  • Very well presented with explanatory examples
  • Our instructor was very passionate, and it was lovely and educational to listen to her
  • I really learned a lot from this course the presenter was excellent
  • The course was an eye opener and helpful.
  • I am now motivated and will provide an excellent service to the work place and be confident in everything I do
Registration fees

Practising legal practitioners and other staff from firms:  R3 070 per person.
Non-practising legal practitioners/others:  R4 120 per person.

How to register
Kindly note that you can only register online and that there are limited places available. Participants should be registered individually to enable the system to generate a unique username and password for each person.STEP 1:
Payment should be made by electronic funds transfer (EFT) only. You are required to upload the proof of payment (PDF) in step 2 – (Online registration form).

LSSA banking details: Account name: Law Society of South Africa | Bank: FNB Pretoria | Branch code: 251445 | Account no: 6200 9641 079 | Reference: LS, Initials and Surname



Once you have successfully registered to participate, you will receive a system-generated confirmation e-mail that we have  received your registration documentation.  A day or two before the course starts, you will receive an e-mail with the link to the course (Microsoft Teams) as well as your course material. Read the instructions in the e-mail carefully and test your link (Microsoft Teams) to the course page at least 40 min before it starts.

Contact the administrator
For more information about this course, contact Yolanda Singh on or at T: +27 (0)12 441 4652
Please take note

  • The LSSA will not accept liability if the fees are not paid into the designated LSSA bank account.
  • The course is conducted in English only.
  • The course will be delivered through MS TEAMS. Please ensure that you have MS TEAMS installed on your computer prior to the commencement of the course.
  • You will receive the material as well as the link to the course via email, +-24 hours before commencement of the course.  If you do not receive the said email, look in your junk mail folder. If it is not there, contact Yolanda Singh on
  • No cancellations will be accepted after the course material and link have been shared. Participants who do not cancel timeously and/or fail to attend the webinar will forfeit the amount paid towards this course.
  • Should you need to cancel your registration, you need to do so in writing before the course link and material are shared. No cancelation will be accepted after it has been made available and failure to comply with this will result in the full fee being charged
  • LEAD might record the course for QA purposes. According to Company policy and copyright protection, recordings or the PowerPoint presentation will not be made available after the course.
  • LSSA/LEAD shall have the right in its sole discretion to postpone or cancel tuition in any programme initially advertised and offered based on insufficient demand. Should LSSA/LEAD cancel the proposed training, registered delegates will be given reasonable notice of the cancellation and all fees paid by the delegate will be refunded.

Course Dates

Online course (Day 1 & 2)

Online course (Day 3 & 4)