What is a paralegal and when should I use one?

NALPs CEO Amanda Hamilton Discusses the tasks paralegals can perform and how to ensure you are employing a registered paralegal.    A Paralegal is legally trained and educated to perform legal tasks and offer legal assistance but is not a qualified solicitor. However, a paralegal can do virtually everything that a solicitor can do expert activites that are referred to as 'Res... Read More

In the Press: Paralegals Vs Solicitors, what's the difference?

Most business people, if they have a legal issue, call a solicitor. But that may not always be the right decision. It may be that a paralegal is what you need. So what's the difference between a paralegal and a solicitor and when might it make sense to use one? Amanda Hamilton discusses when you might use a paralegal over a solicitor in this published article in New Business.  R... Read More

Paralegals vs Solicitors: What's the difference?

There is no statutory regulation for paralegals, so it's important to ask for evidence of the paralegal's qualifications and experience, and check they are a member of a professional boday as the National Association of Licensed Paralegals (NALP) Amanda Hamilton NALP's CEO discusses the differenced between paralegals and solicitors and when to employ one.  READ FULL ARTI... Read More

In the Press: Paralegals, what legal assistance can they offer?

A paralegal can help writing a will or obtaining a Lasting Power of Attorney, and assist in action against your employer through a tribunal.  NALP's CEO discusses the roles and tasks paralegals can perform in the UK and how to find a qualified paralegal to hire.    Source: cornwallive.com

Counting the cost of choosing the right legal assistance

You might use a paralegal when someone takes you to court claiming that you owe them money and you need to defend yourself, or you need to take someone to court and need assistance with regard to the process. NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses how paralegals are legally trained and educated to perform legal tasks and offer assistance but are not qualified solicitors. Source: ww... Read More

Employing Paralegals for Legal Assistance

NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the legal tasks that Paralegals can perform and when you might use one   A paralegal can help writing a willor obtaining a Last Power of Attorney, and assist in taking action against your employer through a tribunal. Source: Western Morning News www.cornwalllive.com