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Level 4 English Legal System (General Principles of Law)

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Distance Learning Course Fee: £400 (Incl. VAT) or pay a deposit of £150 and two instalments of £125.

Course fees include ALL course material, assignment, full tutorial support, one-year Affiliate membership to the NALP and  a certificate on completion.


The Nature and Development of English Law: including the nature and functions of the Law; the concept of legal personality, outline of agency and powers of attorney; an awareness of the development of the Common Law and the Writ System; the development of Equity and its role in the law to-day and the effect of the Judicature Acts 1873-75

Modern Day Sources of Law: including legislation both primary and delegated; Statutory interpretation,; the doctrine of Judicial Precedent; an awareness of the role of European Community Law

Dispute Solving in English Law: including the Court System and structure, Legal Personnel (i.e. The Judiciary, Barristers, Solicitors and Paralegals), composition and jurisdiction of the Civil and Criminal Courts; the Appellate system; Tribunals; Arbitration and Mediation

You can check the Aims, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria by downloading the Qualification Specification here


One Assignment

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Entry Requirements

One of the following is required:

Two A Levels; A Level Law; BTEC National Diploma (NVQ/GNVQ Level 3 or above);

CILEX Level 3 Qualifications; ILSPAs Legal Secretary Diploma;

Evidence of the above must be provided on request.

Mature Students Welcome over the age of 25 - contact us to check eligibility

Non UK: Equivalent Qualifications - contact us to check eligibility

A good command of written and spoken English is required. Please Note: The NALP Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies is only available in English. If your first language is not English then you must be able to provide evidence that your spoken and written command of the English Language is adequate for the qualification for which you have applied.

e.g. ESOL Level 2, GCSE English.