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NALP Affiliate membership -for when you are new to the profession

NALP Affiliate membership

£66 / year

Affiliate membership is available for anyone without relevant legal experience or qualifications or students. Also available for those who have studied law in another jurisdiction but who have not covered the English Common Law, and who have no legal experience in England & Wales.

Those enrolling for the following courses have their first year’s membership included in the course fee.

NEW Level 3 Certificate for Paralegal Technicians

Level 3 Award in Paralegal Practice

Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice

Level 3 Diploma in Paralegal Practice

Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies

Level 7 Diploma in Paralegal Practice

Suitable for

Anyone who has an interest in Law but has no qualification

Next career steps

Paralegal qualifcations at Level 3 or Level 4

Eligibility criteria

Must be over 18 without legal qualification or experience or student or an individual with a law degree from another country who has not studied English Common Law

As a NALP member, you'll get:

We offer a range of membership categories, each application is assessed based on your professional experience and training and the appropriate level is awarded.

As a member you’ll give confidence to employers and clients in your expertise and skills, whilst demonstrating commitment to your career and professional development.

We offer all NALP members an opportunity for a phone consultation with our Patron Amanda Hamilton to discuss career development, paralegal training and the Paralegal Profession.

We keep connected with our members on an individual level, understanding your role within the legal sector. 

NALP is the only paralegal membership body to offer nationally recognised and accredited courses through the Government body, Ofqual.

We offer specialist Paralegal Training, to equip our students with the skills required to work as a Paralegal within a variety of industries, our qualifications are highly recognised within the Legal Sector. 

Established in 1987, we have been lobbying and advocating on our members’ behalf for greater recognition for over 30 years.

We are regularly featured in Industry, business and consumer press to raise the profile for Paralegals and the work you do.

Read our Press here

We have partnered with a well established company to offer our members fantastic discounts in relation to medical and dental care, Income protection, travel and accident plans and breakdown recovery.

As a NALP Member, you will have exclusive access to our Members’ Area on the website with access to webinars on various subject areas, latest news and career tips.

All NALP Members will have benefit from free registration on the NPR, NALP’s National Paralegal Register.  A fantastic marketing resource to demonstrate your skills and expertise to consumers and employers

As a self-regulatory body for NALP Members, we are able to offer a Licence to Practise to our members with appropriate expertise. 

If you are a NALP Associate member (A.NALP), NALP Graduate (Grad.NALP), a NALP Fellow (F.NALP) or a NALP Principal Fellow (PF.NALP) with a minimum of 3 years experience and competency in the area(s) of law you may apply for our Licence to Practise.

NALP Affiliate membership

£66 / year