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Module 1 Introduction to South African law
Module 2 Sources of South African law
Module 3 Classification of South African law
Module 4 Introduction to the legal and paralegal profession
Module 5 Private law and civil law procedures
Module 6 Criminal law and the law of criminal procedure
Module 7 Business law
Module 8 Law of evidence
Module 9 Courts and alternative dispute resolution
Module 10 The Constitution and the impact of HIV/AIDS on the law
Module 11 Human rights
Module 12 Legal comparison and perspectives on the law
Module 13 Legal language and reading
Module 14 Legal writing skills
Module 15 Legal argument, logic, interview and oral advocacy skills
Module 16 Legal research skills
This course has been designed for both existing and prospective paralegal practitioners, including legal support staff, legal assistants, personal assistants, legal secretaries and paralegals working in a legal or commercial environment.
Both existing and prospective paralegals will benefit from the essential foundation knowledge required for practising in the field of law, will benefit from the skills and best practices taught and will be empowered to perform their duties to their full potential.
The course is suitable for paralegals in both the private and public sectors.
Contact person: Taryn
Telephone: +27 (0)21 447 7565