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ICA Advanced Certificate in Legal Compliance

Course level : Intermediate

The next intake for this course begins in March 2021. 

Designed by legal compliance practitioners, this course provides a comprehensive overview of the legal regulatory environment and the role of the compliance professional and will provide you with best practice risk management techniques. Suitable for legal compliance professionals working in England and Wales. 

This course is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.

 

This Advanced Certificate is open to anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in the discipline. However, the content of the programme requires students to possess:

  • Sound educational background
  • Good written English skills

This course is suitable for anyone in a compliance or risk management role within a law firm or legal services business in England and Wales and, in particular:

  • Compliance Officers for Legal Practice (COLPs)
  • Risk Managers
  • Compliance Managers, Officers, Associates and Analysts
  • Compliance Officers for Financial Administration (COFA)
  • Staff whose job role includes legal compliance responsibilities

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  • The regulatory environment, including the role and powers of the Legal Services Board (LSB) and the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)
  • The style and features of regulation of legal practice
  • The issues to be considered in developing compliance policies and procedures
  • A variety of core pieces of legislation which are relevant to the compliance function
  • The key regulatory principles from the SRA, including Codes and Accounts Rules
  • Key risk areas, including money laundering, cybercrime, bribery and corruption, data protection loss and financial services regulation
  • Best practice risk management techniques
  • Six month course assessed by two written assignments (2,000 – 2,500 words)
  • All course materials are delivered via our online learning platform
  • There are two virtual classrooms throughout the course designed to really bring the subject matter to life, help you share ideas with subject matter experts and peers, and provide you with guidance on your assignments. Virtual classes take place across different time zones enabling engagement at an appropriate local time
  • We recommend that you study 6 - 8 hours per week

We have full syllabi available for all of our qualifications. Click here to download a syllabus for this course.

In order to study for an ICA qualification you will need to become a member of ICA. If you're not currently a member of the ICA, membership will be added to your basket during checkout.

We have five different levels of individual membership. Whether you are just starting out in your career, already hold an ICA qualification or are an experienced practitioner, there is a level appropriate for you and this will be activated at the same time as your course commences.

 

 Course fees 

per currency depending on location   
GBP 1775
EUR     1953
USD 2308

Course fees stated exclude VAT or local tax, this will be added to your basket at the checkout if applicable.

If you are funding the course yourself, we offer an interest-free instalment plan of four equal monthly payments. 

Membership Fee: £75* (Student membership)

*Payable unless you are already an ICA Member. 

 

 

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