CEO Update | Published Chapter in The Evolving Role of the Professional Support Lawyer

I was recently approached to write a chapter on Paralegal Professionals for a book published by the Ark Group. The book was published in September this year.  “The Evolving Role of the Professional Support Lawyer”  “deep dive into the Evolving Role of the PSL: featuring contributions from current PSLs, it provides up-to-the-minute intelligence from an insider&... Read More

Simply Law Jobs | What is a Paralegal and When Should you Use One?

We caught up with the team at Simply Law Jobs to discuss the role of Paralegals and when you should hire one!  What is a paralegal? What’s the difference between a paralegal and a solicitor, and when might it make sense to use one?   A Paralegal is legally trained and educated to perform legal tasks and offer legal assistance, but is not a qualified so... Read More

In the Press | Advice for Paralegals on Reserved Activities and Holding Out

  Increasing numbers of paralegals are gaining Licences to Practise and opening up their own firms, thanks to the opening up of legal services to consumers, giving them the opportunity to attain access to justice at a reasonable cost. This is great for both consumers and the paralegal professions but there two things a Paralegal must never do. National Paralegals CEO Amanda Hami... Read More

The Importance of Paralegal Membership Bodies to Protect Consumers

  Because the Paralegal Sector is not statutorily regulated, in effect, anyone can call themselves a paralegal whether or not they are qualified, trained, educated or affiliated to a professional membership body such as NALP.  The potential dangers to the general public are therefore considerable. Amanda Hamilton, National Paralegals CEO discusses the importance of membersh... Read More

Paralegal Job | Freelance Roles at Lawyers Online

  Lawyers Online are looking to recruit freelance paralegals who would work as part of the Lawyers Online brand and law firm. You would be required to work for £40 an hour with a view to advising under the Lawyers Online brand. Laywers Online intend to be a market disruptor by offering affordable legal advice to those clients that no longer qualify for legal aid. Legal advice at... Read More

Paralegal Job | Fintech Contracts Manager in London

    Fintech Contracts Manager Location: London  Exciting legal position in a Financial Software and Managed Services Company, with an international office network. On a steep growth curve, the company are currently looking to hire an IT Contracts Manager, assisting the Legal Counsel with a wide range of legal duties.  Experience required within: Technology... Read More

Finders International | New Accredited Paralegal Members

  This month we are thrilled to welcome the Finders International Team as NALP Accredited members.  Amanda Hamilton NALP’s CEO presented the Finders International Paralegals with their Fellowship and Licence to Practise Certificates, giving recognition to the talented Paralegals who work closely with global probate genealogy firms.  Finders International is a prof... Read More