Pitman Training

Legal Secretary – Company Law

Course Outline

As well as giving you a grounding in company law – good for permanent or temp work – this course, like most of our legal secretarial courses, also gives you an insight into fee earners’ work which will which improve your understanding, performance and could lead to promotion or permanent placement.

All learning is flexible, run to your own timetable, and you keep your workbook as a handy reference. As with all Pitman Training courses, a course advisor is always on hand should you need some extra support.


• Develop an awareness of the workings and structure of a Company Law Department

• The flexibility and value of a self-study module designed to enable you to work at your own pace

• A workbook to use as a reference guide on completion of the module

• The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training certification

Other useful legal secretarial courses include Wills and Probate, Criminal and Family Law. If you’re seeking a top-notch legal secretary career, you may also consider our comprehensive Legal Secretary Diploma, which can bring a rewarding legal secretarial career.

The course starts with an introduction to company law, which is followed by information on Companies House and the memorandum and articles of association before considering incorporation, company meetings, annual returns and stock transfer forms. You will gain valuable knowledge of the specialist field of Company Law to be able to confidently work as a Legal Secretary within a legal firm.

If you’re after specialist skills or want to work in the Company Law department of a legal firm, this legal secretarial course is hard to beat. Our renowned legal secretary training is a definite plus on your CV.

There are five lessons and one Appendix in this course: –

Lesson 1: Introduction to Company Law, Instruction Form

Lesson 2: Companies House, Form 10

Lesson 3: Form 12, Memorandum of Association, Articles of Association

Lesson 4: Incorporation, Company Seal, Company Meetings

Lesson 5: Forms, Annual Return, Stock Transfer 

Appendix: Covering Companies’ Act 2006 (updates 2009) Forms AP01 and AD01.

This course will take around 7 hours to complete.

Our Legal Secretary – Company Law course is part of our distance learning range – which can be accessed online via our distance learning portal. 

This means that you have the flexibility to study our Legal Secretarial courses:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’ve decided to go ahead, all you’ll need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre that offers and supports our distance learning platform, and they will arrange for you to have an induction to show you around the system and talk you through how our online training works. After this, you can learn in your own time and at your own speed, but with the knowledge you have support at hand if required. 

To find your nearest centre that offers and supports our online Legal Secretary training, click here.

The best way to make sure your training programme suits you, your skills, your ambitions and your busy schedule, is to get in touch with us for a free, friendly expert career consultation.