The Barrister Magazine | Paralegal offering their services direct to consumers – the two things they should never do

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Amanda Hamilton, CEO of National Association of Licensed Paralegals
Amanda Hamilton

NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the important codes of conducts all Paralegals should follow when offering services to consumers in The Barrister Magazine. 

 

Holding out

A paralegal can offer assistance directly to a client in many areas. Some of these areas are the same as solicitors but it is very important not to give the impression that you’re anything other than a paralegal practitioner. Holding yourself out to be a solicitor by giving an inference and by not being explicit, is illegal, and can have serious consequences.

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Amanda Hamilton, CEO of National Association of Licensed Paralegals
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