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Why you need a Legal Speed Typing Test?

If you’re hiring for a position requiring skills specifically related to a Legal role, then our specific Legal skill tests are exactly what you need to ensure your job applicants have what it takes before you hire them. Our pre-employment assessments such as Legal Speed Typing and other tests within the module offer a full comprehensive range. It’s fast, efficient and will give you confidence to make a smarter hiring decision. Or do you want to re-train your existing employees? Provide them with the relevant skills they need to improve their day-to-day work.

Overview of Test

Designed to test an individual’s ability to read and type a given passage of legal text provided either on screen or from a printed document, quickly and accurately. Candidates are measured on their typing speed by characters and words per minute as well as their accuracy typing the legal text provided.

Candidates are presented with 1 question to complete in 5 minutes. The candidate’s responses are automatically marked. An error when typing will result in no point being awarded for the whole word containing the error.

Complementary Tests:

As well as our Legal Speed Typing Test, there are several complementary tests that fall under the Legal Skills Tests module:


Find out more on Legal Speed Typing Test pricing,
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Legal Speed Typing FactFile


Key Skills Measured:
  • Typing Speed
  • Typing Accuracy
  • Transcribing Competency
Test details:
  • Practice Test Available
  • 5 Minutes Allowed
  • 1 Question Presented
Complementary Tests:
sample report- Legal Speed Typing Test

Sample Legal – Speed Typing report

Sample Legal – Speed Typing report to get a feel for the type of analysis you can receive from a candidate taking this test.

Report clearly shows the candidate’s accuracy percentage, speed of words per minute and characters per minute, as well as giving them a percentile score against others in your organisation and worldwide.

Require bespoke adjustments to these tests?

All assessments can be adjusted to meet your specific needs. Bespoke activities often include the addition of organisation specific questions relating to specific software, company policies and procedures as well as the removal of questions if required.

To find out more about our bespoke assessments, click here.

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