Diploma in Legal Executive Studies


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Duration 12 Months
Credits 120
Study area Law
English level requirement IELTS 6.0
Country New Zealand

Lower Hutt

Price international

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Programme overview

When you graduate you will be qualified to work as a legal executive under the supervision of a practising lawyer. You’ll have the skills and knowledge to work in support roles to lawyers in law offices, banking, property, insurance, finance or government.

This qualification will give you one of the eligibility criteria to become a registered legal executive through membership of The New Zealand Institute of Legal Executives Incorporated.

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