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Paralegal Qualification | Level 7 Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation

This unit forms part of our Level 7 - Postgraduate Diploma in Paralegal Practice. It is available to study as a single unit. 


Course Fees

Single Subjects £475 (Incl. VAT) or pay a deposit of £175 followed by three instalments of £100

Full Course £1660 (Incl. VAT) or pay a deposit of £460 and six monthly instalments of £200


• All course material

• Assignment and test marking

• Full tutorial support

• Certificate on completion


Assessment is continuous by assignment. Assignments can be requested when the learner is ready, and once requested and sent, the Learner will have a four week period in which to complete the assignment and return by the due date. Assignments are marked and graded either with a pass (45 - 64%), merit (65 - 79%) and distinction (80-100%).

Tutors are on hand to answer any queries that the student may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that the student may not fully understand with regard to the material.

Please note: Legal Skills will be integrated into the assignments.


Learning Outcomes

Assess and evaluate Civil Litigation procedure. 

  • Critically evaluate pre-action procedure, considerations and steps to take prior to going to Court
  • Critically evaluate the process of how to commence a claim in Court
  • Critically evaluate the process of Civil Court proceedings in relation to a claim
  • Draft and evaluate the different statements of case for a given scenario


  • Pre-action procedure:
  • Pre-action considerations
  • Pre-action steps
  • Evidence
  • Commencing proceedings
  • Commencing a Claim
  • From issue of a claim to trial
  • Preparation for the hearing
  • Forms of Judgment
  • Enforcement of Judgments;
  • Costs



Entry Requirements

One of the following is required or equivalent - if unsure, please contact us 0845 862 7000
UK Graduates require either an LL.B, BA LAW or CPE/GDL which has successfully been completed within the last 7 years. However, if a degree has been attained prior to this, then consideration may be given subject to the applicant's level of experience since attaining their degree. Please contact NALP to discuss eligibility.
Graduates who have gained their LLB outside of the UK should have studied The English Legal System as part of their undergraduate course and provide evidence of this on applying for the the Level 7 Diploma in Paralegal Practice.
If you are a non UK law Graduate and have NOT studied the English Legal System, you have the option of studying Part 1 of the Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies: General Principals of Law before commencing this course. NB you also require evidence of English Language proficiency at IELTS Level 6 or equivalent