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Legal Assistant, Diploma

2 Years, min 120 ECTS
 

Accredited Programme

Aim of the Programme

The purpose of this Programme of Study is to produce graduates with valuable legal knowledge to become effective and qualified Legal Assistants by teaching them the responsibilities and job requirements of this position.

Students will be provided with many necessary and useful tools, most needed and appreciated in the profession, such as fluency in English (both written and verbal), excellent typing capabilities, computer literacy, excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as strong communication abilities.

On completion of the Programme Students will be able to use and explain legal terminology, write legal documents, complete legal forms, and prepare professional correspondence with the required speed and accuracy.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Organize law office procedures by archiving files, monitoring calendars, meeting deadlines, documenting actions.
  • Write letters and other legal documents with accuracy and speed.
  • Complete legal forms, and prepare professional correspondence.
  • Assist in legal research.
  • Assist in case preparation by arranging case summaries and materials for conferences, preparing pleadings and organizing materials for team case review.
  • Explain different laws and legal terms.

Language of instruction: English. 

Evidence of knowledge of English

Candidates whose native language is not English will be required to produce evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English, such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT) with a score of 46-59, the IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5,  the GCE O.L or I.G.C.S.E in English language with a passing grade of at least “C”, or any other equivalent internationally recognized examination. 

Foundation Year

In case evidence of any of the aforementioned qualifications is not provided, the candidate will be expected to pass the College’s English Language Test, (CELT).  The College is using the internationally recognized Oxford placement test. If candidates do not succeed in this test they will be classified according to their score in one of the levels of Intensive English Courses, as indicated below, and they will be automatically registered in the Foundation Programme. This can only occur if Students satisfy all other admission requirements.

Foundation Programme:
Level 1 
Level 2
Level 3
  

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

min 24 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS BUS 102 6
ICT I CSC 101 6
ACCOUNTING I ACC 101 6
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS   ECTS
ICT II CSC 102 6
ACADEMIC WRITING ENG 103 6
PUBLIC RELATIONS MKT 120 6
MICROECONOMICS ECO 101 6

LEGAL CORE REQUIREMENTS

min 84 ECTS
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS   ECTS
LAW OFFICE PROCEDURES I SEC 114 6
LAW OFFICE PROCEDURES II SEC 123 6
LEGAL PRINCIPLES I LAW 111 6
LEGAL PRINCIPLES II LAW 215 6
LEGAL WRITING I LAW 121 6
LEGAL WRITING II LAW 225 6
ENGLISH TYPEWRITING I SEC 211 6
ENGLISH TYPEWRITING II SEC 221 6
 OFFICS ETHICS AND BEHAVIOUR  SEC 222 6
 FUNDAMENTALS OF THE LAW OF SUCCESSION LAW 217  6
 FUNDAMENTALS OF THE LAW OF CONTRACT  LAW 223 6
 FUNDAMENTALS OF CORPORATE LAW  LAW 214 6
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS   ECTS
GREEK TYPEWRITING I SEC 111 6
GREEK TYPEWRITING II SEC 121 6
FUNDAMENTALS OF THE LAW ON THE MENTAL PATIENTS LAW 216 6
JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME COURT OF CYPRUS LAW 222 6

FREE ELECTIVE/ LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

min 12 ECTS
Name Qualifications FT / PT
     
Dr Elena Malkawi PhD Economics
BSc Economics (Economics,Management, Marketing)
FT
     
Dr Andreas Constantinou PhD in Banking and Financial Institutions
PhD Economics
MBA Finance
BA Economics
FT
     
 George Antoniades PhD Candidate
Post Graduate Diploma in Management
BSc in Business Administration/Marketing
 FT
     
Maria Panagiotou PhD Candidate
LLM Public International Law
LLB
PT
     
Maria Petrou PhD Candidate
Chartered Certified Accountant
Master of Business Administration
BSc in  Applied Accounting 
FT
     
Georgia Christofidou LLM in Maritime Law and Shipping Business
LLB
PT
     
Eleonora Efstathiou MSc Applied Maths
BSc Mathematics
PT
     
Theodoros Christophides MSc Telecommunications & Computer Networks Engineering
BEng Telecommunications & Computer Networks Engineering
 PT
     
Angela Neokleous MA in Education
BA in Philosophy, Education and Psychology
FT
     
Konstantinos Papathomas Diplom Ingenieur Architekt
Diploma in English Language, Literature & Comparative Literature
FT
     
 Henry Lara BA Applied Linguistics FT 
     
Ourania  Kattami Diploma of Efficiency PT
     
 Niki Tryfonos Diploma in Office Administration PT 

 

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