Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Professional Executive Master in General Paralegal Studies

PROFESSIONAL EXECUTIVE MASTER IN GENERAL PARALEGAL STUDIES (PEMGPS)

Date: 1st  June – 7th September, 2019 (Saturdays only)

Time: 9am to 5pm each Saturday.

Duration: 15 Saturdays (120hrs)

COURSE CONTENT:

1. Week 1 to 4

1. Introduction to Paralegal Studies

2. The role of Paralegals in a developing country

3. Paralegals and private law firms

4. Introduction to the Justice Delivery system of Ghana:

5. The courts (specialized divisions, superior and lower)

6. Local Government Act

7. Criminal Offenses Act

2. Week 5 to 7

1. Civil and Criminal Justice Jurisdiction

2. Intellectual Property Law

3. Dispute Resolution Processes (Litigation and ADR processes)

4. Overview of Children’s Act

5. Marriages in Ghana

6. Domestic Violence Law

7. Divorce

8. Constitutional Law

3. Week 8 to 10

1. The Law of Contract

2.  Negotiating and Drafting contractual agreements

3. Juvenile Justice in Ghana

4. Overview of Chieftaincy Act

5. Overview of ADR Act

6. Notary Public & Functions

7. Law of Succession

8. The Role of Commissioner for Oaths        

4. Week 11 to 13

1. Legal Research

2. Administrative Law

3. Communication Skills for Paralegals

4. Ethics of Paralegal Practice

5. Administration of Oath

6. Types of Oaths

7. Writing Tenancy agreement

8. The Rent Act

9. Understanding the Labour Law of Ghana

5. Week 14 to 15

1. Tax Regime of Ghana

2. Conveyancing

3. Legal Writing

5. Law Firm Administration

6. Understanding Mining Laws of Ghana

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Diploma, Degree Holders, Master Degree Holders from any recognized institution.

Registration Form: GH¢100.00

Fee: GHS3,850.00

COURSE CENTRE

Venue/Registration Centre: IPLS Admissions Office, Resolution Zone, Off Pokuase-Amanfrom Road, Festus Junction, Pokuase.

How to apply: Pick admission form at:

1.      IPLS Admissions Office, Resolution Zone, off Amanfrom Road, H/N. 132 Pokuase, Accra or

2.      Download application form on: www.iplsghana.com and pay on submission.

CONTACTS:

TEL: 0509634027, 0303960798

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Website: iplsghana.com

P. O. Box GP22356, Accra