In the Press | How to Evict a Non Paying Tenant

NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the procedure to evict a tenant from your property "There are two routes; either by serving a Section 21 Notice of Possession or a Section 8 Eviction Notice under the Housing Act 1988. A Section 21 allows a landlord to take back the property at the end of a fixed-term tenancy agreement or if there is a break clause. In this instance the landlord doe... Read More

Paralegal Job in Television | Nickelodeon - 6 Months Fixed Term Contract

Nickelodeon are looking for an experienced Paralegal to join their legal team working in their London Office. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in broadcasting, offering legal advice and support to departments across the company.  Paralegal Job at Nickelodeon  Location: London  The Company  Nickelodeon has built a diverse business by putti... Read More

Legal Intern | Jimmy Choo

Looking for a Legal Internship? This role looks like a fantastic opportunity to gain experience working within the Legal team within a Fashion Brand.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Intern to join our Legal team at Jimmy Choo based in our London Head Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Legal department, working closely with the Paral... Read More

In the Press | Taking your Employer to an Employment Tribunal

  "Although a tribunal is a reasonably straightforward process, unless you have experience of speaking in public and a good knowledge of the law in this subject, it can be daunting to do it all yourself. Engaging a paralegal, who has training and legal knowledge, will take the stress out of the situation and will ensure the case doesn’t collapse because of a lack of the ri... Read More

Legal Guide | What is an Employment Tribunal?

What is an Employment Tribunal? Tribunals are independent judicial bodies that are less formal than courts and were initially created to be more accessible and less daunting for individuals to resolve issues and disputes. Employment tribunals are just one of eight main Tribunals in England and Wales. The others are: Immigration Services Tribunal, Lands Tribunal, Social Security... Read More

In the Press | Employment Tribunals Explained

  Although a tribunal is a reasonably straight forward process, unless you have experience of speaking in public and a good knowledge of the law in this subject, it can be a daunting task to do it all yourself. Engaging a paralegal, who has training and legal knowledge, will take the stress out of the situation and will ensure the case doesn’t collapse because of a lack of t... Read More

Interview with NALPs CEO Amanda Hamilton on the future of Paralegals

  I think it will end up with paralegals working alongside solicitors and barristers.   With the fact that paralegal practitioners can instruct counsel directly means that there will hopefully be a compliment going on between paralegals and solicitors with perhaps paralegals taking on the types of cases, which are not viable for a solicitor to take on thereby offering the c... Read More

In the Press | Using Paralegals in Small Claims Court

If you run a business it is frustrating if you’re owed money for work you’ve done – especially if the person is ignoring all your phone calls and letters. So, what can you do yourself to recover that debt – without resorting to engaging a costly solicitor? We discuss the process in Entrepreneur and Investor, and why a Paralegal may be able to help. Read it her... Read More

In the Press | Boosting Profits and Attracting Top Talent through Paralegal Qualifications

  Attracting and retaining top talent is always a challenge – but by offering formal recognition for your Paralegal staff, and perhaps allowing them days off for training, you can attract better applicants and retain your best people. People like to be recognized and rewarded for the work they do – this is one way to achieve that.  On the flip-side, ignoring their... Read More

In the Press | Executive Secretary - Are you working as a paralegal without realising it?

  We have dedicated over 30 years to raising the profile for paralegals and getting paralegals recognised for the work they do within the legal sector. As part of our continued campaign to promote the role of Paralegals, we've been published in more than 60 publications in a year.  In this article NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the role of paralegals and t... Read More