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Why qualifying as a Paralegal is the only career option for those wanting to enter the legal service profession

  Article Published in Education Magazine in September 2018   Read it here

In the Press | Paralegals - what they must never do when offering their services direct to consumers

  We discuss the importance of Paralegals representing themselves honestly to consumers and the reserved activities they cannot perform. There's a fantastic opportunity fo Paralegals to offer affordable legal assistance, membership bodies like NALP ensure Paralegals abide by their code of conduct.    With the withdrawal of legal aid for most cases (save the most u... Read More

Paralegal Job | Innocent Smoothies - Level 7 NALP Graduates

  Paralegal / Legal Assistant Innocent Smoothies Location: London  Paralegal position that would be great for our Level 7 Postgraduates with their Diploma in Paralegal Practice.  What you'll be doing Working with our legal counsel, it will be your job to provide all-round legal support including drafting contracts, letters of advice, reviewing and negotiating... Read More

Paralegal Job | Co-op - Great for NALP Level 4 and 7 Graduates

  Co-Op are hiring a Paralegal to join their legal team in Manchester, this is a fantastic opportunity for NALP Level 4 and 7 Graduates, looking for an exciting role within a great organisation.   The Co-op is changing. And it's changing fast. We're re-building our business to make it fit for the future, and our in-house legal team has a massive role to play in this tra... Read More

Why is qualifying as Paralegal is a great alternative to a legal career for students?

  Do your students want a career in law? Qualifying as a Paralegal may be their best option.   NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses with FE.co.uk the benefits of Paralegal Qualifications as an alternative route to a legal career for students.        Firstly, it’s not as costly to gain paralegal qualifications. Ofqual aw... Read More

Merry Christmas | Message from NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton

Dear Members. Firstly, I would like to thank you on behalf of NALP, for your continued support throughout this last year. We have had a bumper year and we could not do what we do without you - we appreciate it very much. In the last quarter alone, we have enrolled 120 people on our Paralegal Qualifications with more and more employers realising the benefits of what we have to offer and s... Read More

Regulated vs Unregulated Qualifications

When you are looking at taking a qualification, what do you look for? It depends why you want the qualification really. For instance, if you want to learn how to decorate a cake for your nephew’s birthday, you might be perfectly happy to do an online course, or one run by a local cake supplies shop, and have a piece of paper at the end that will just go in a drawer. You’ve got w... Read More

UK Probate Research Awards - Supported by NALP

  We are thrilled to be supporting the UK Probate Research Awards in February 2019, celebrating the achievements and expertise of forensic genealogists and probate research professionals. Probate Research traces missing beneficiaries and identifies and locates heirs to estates, properties and assets worldwide. Probate Research provides a constant stream of fantastic stories, reconne... Read More

Interview with NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton on the Future of the Legal Sector

  NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the future of the Legal Sector, with Simply Law Jobs one of our Trusted Partners.    Paralegals are now emerging as the fastest growing legal service professionals. The work that paralegals do, offers a lifeline into a sector that disappointed graduates may not otherwise be able to enter into.  The slack left by the... Read More