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

Paralegal Job | Shell

Paralegal Job at Shell Location Aberdeen   This is an excellent opportunity for our Qualified Paralegals with their Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma.  You’ll join Shell UK’s Upstream legal team, based in Aberdeen. Headed by our Managing Counsel Upstream UK. The team covers a wide variety of work including joint venture, project development, regulatory, M&... Read More

Paralegal Job | Apple

Paralegal Job at Apple Location: London    Get your application in fast! There's high competition for this role as a Paralegal at Apple, whilst a LLB is 'desirable', this would be a fantastic opportunity for a NALP Level 4 Paralegal with experience.    This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced paralegal or contracts administrator to join... Read More

Legal Assistant Job | Games Workshop

  Legal Assistant at Games Workshop Location: Nottingham    A fantastic opportunity for an aspiring Paralegal! Games Workshop are hiring a Legal Assistant to join their team in Nottingham. They'll be providing full training for the candiate, it's an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to start their legal career! "Are you excited about remov... Read More

Paralegal Job | Channel 5

  Paralegal Job at Channel 5  Location: London   Job Summary To provide paralegal support to the Business Affairs team for Channel 5, primarily on the Commissions side but also to support other business areas within the Legal & Business Affairs team in line with the demands of the business. Responsibilities and workflow may change depending on the needs of... Read More

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