Immediately after completing a Legal Secretary course at Souters, Karen is now a Legal Secretary. Following redundancy, Karen Siggs decided on a career move into the legal field. With her re-training budget, she enrolled on an ACLS accredited Legal Secretary course with Souters. This was the natural follow-on from being a PA to the MD of an accountancy firm.
Following redundancy, Karen Siggs decided on a career move into the legal field. With her re-training budget, she enrolled on an ACLS accredited Legal Secretary course with Souters. This was the natural follow-on from being a PA to the MD of an accountancy firm.
Finding a Legal Secretary Job
Karen enrolled on an ACLS Accredited Legal Secretary Diploma at Souters Training in London. After completing the Legal Secretary Course she found that job at a Solicitors’ office close to her home town.
The interview with Karen follows:
What was your job prior to your Course at Souters?
I was a PA to the MD at a firm of Accountants. As I was made redundant, I thought it best to look into a new career.
What is your job now?
Shortly after the course, I found a job as the Legal Secretary in a Solicitors Office close to my home. I got this new job mainly because I achieved an ACLS Accredited Legal Secretary Diploma which was done at Souters.
How did you hear of Souters?
A friend strongly recommended that I enrol on this course at Souters which is a well-established Legal Secretarial training college with a professional atmosphere.
What Souters Course did you complete?
I completed the ACLS Accredited Legal Secretary Diploma
How do you feel the course has helped you?
The course equipped me with the necessary knowledge and protocol of the legal industry.
Were you able to get a job after the course?
I was able to get a job straight after the course and was offered the job on the strength of the Legal Secretary Diploma.
Can you say how has this course benefited your career?
The course helped greatly in making that career change. It gave me the confidence and much-needed knowledge to step into the role of a Legal Secretary at a sizeable Law firm. I was in this new job immediately after being made redundant.
What would you advise anyone who is thinking of taking the course?
Just go for it. Make that move and take the Course. The investment is small considering how much it can improve your job options or give you that leap up to your career ladder.