Proofreading in law firms

Proofreading in law firms

Our proofreading in law firms course helps establish good habits as people check and review draft documents and other important written work. This training puts attention to detail into practice.

Proofreading in law firms helps prevent costly mistakes and inconsistencies as well as grammatical and spelling errors.

Who is it for?

This course is perfect for anyone working in a law firm who wants improve their proofreading skills.

  • PSC Elective accredited
  • PEAT 2 accredited
  • Recommended for SQE Gap training

Course content


E-learning overview

Our online proofreading course for lawyers will give you a structure and range of tips for better proofreading. It includes plenty of exercises to test how good you are at spotting errors and a downloadable reference with tips at the end of the course.

You can work through the modules of the course at your own pace. You can stop at any time. The next time you log in you will be prompted to restart the course at the place you left off.


Proofreading a legal document is a critical skill if you want to produce clear and high quality correspondence. When drafting a letter, contract or court document, even the most minor of errors or omissions could have dire consequences to the meaning of the document.

Developing a keen eye and the ability to accurately proofread your documents, will reduce costly errors and save a great deal of time.

  • Learn to identify the common problems for proof-readers
  • Learn proofreading tips for dealing with
    • Emails
    • Long documents (contracts, agreements, statements)
    • Checking the numbers and calculations
  • Participate in four test-yourself exercises
  • Take a final scored exercise to evaluate your progress
  • Have access to our proofreading tips in a PDF download


As a result of this course, you will:

  • understand the importance of proofreading
  • demonstrate improved proofreading skills
  • deal quickly and efficiently with common problems
  • produce accurate documents


This course is perfect for anyone working in a law firm who wants improve their proofreading skills.


90 minutes

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