Top Tips to help you get work as a Paralegal By Amanda Hamilton

If you are wondering what to do next because you have been made redundant during the corona virus crisis, or perhaps the time off has made you rethink your career path – then how about a career in law? Working as a paralegal can be a very rewarding way of earning a living. It also […]

Interview with the board: Robin Ghurbhurun

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Welcome to the latest podcast from the National Association of Licensed Paralegals. Today we are joined by our latest board member, Robin Ghurbhurun, who is the Managing Director of Jisc, which provides digital solutions for UK education and research. We’d love you to ‘Like & Share’ our podcast today. You can do so simply by […]

Interview with a member: Simon Young

You can listen to the podcast here This is a transcript, just in case you would prefer to read, rather than listen… Describe Simon Young in two sentences or less: Two sentences or less! For those that know me that’s going to be an almost impossible task. They’ll say that where I can use two […]

How to deal with unfair dismissal

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THERE are many reasons why someone might take their employer to a tribunal. Poor pay, unfair dismissal, discrimination and sexual harassment are among the most common. If you have been working for an employer for two years, and you’ve been dismissed due to, or during, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, or jury service, or you […]

Have you been forced to give notice at work because of sexual harassment or racial discrimination? Or have you been unfairly dismissed? Here’s what to do.

By Amanda Hamilton, NALP THERE are many reasons why someone might take their employer to a tribunal. Poor pay, unfair dismissal, discrimination and sexual harassment are among the most common. If you have been working for an employer for two years, and you’ve been dismissed due to, or during, maternity, paternity or adoption leave, or […]

Does, and should, Legal Professional Privilege apply to Paralegal Lawyers?

By Amanda Hamilton, CEO of NALP, and Jane Robson, Director of compliance and regulation at NALP An interesting question was raised in the office this week — are Paralegals covered by Legal Professional Privilege? Those paralegals who work for solicitors and barristers are covered under their employer’s umbrella, but what about those Paralegals who work […]

Simply Law Jobs releases its 2020 Year in Review

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Our partner, Simply Law Jobs, has released its Year in Review for 2020. The review provides a comprehensive overview of the impact of Covid-19 on the industry, specifically how it affected employment within the sector. The legal industry faced one of its biggest challenges when a global pandemic forced the UK into a national lockdown […]

Interview with a member: Vesna Plevnik

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Vesna Plevnik – NALP’s Fastest Student Vesna started her Level 4 Diploma in April 2020, and was finished in less than six months! We wanted to get to know a bit more about our fastest ever student, so we posed 8 questions for her… 1. Describe yourself in two sentences, or less: I’m a hardworker, […]