Guest Blog: Four top will-writing companies take ‘noticeable’ share of the market

Research has found that the top will-writing companies in the UK are taking a ‘noticeable’ share of the market. IRN Research’s Wills and Probate Consumer Research Report 2020 noted that for the first time, fixed fees account for the majority of probate fees. The research company notes that on first glance, “nothing much seems to have changed in the wills and probate ma... Read More

The job seeker annual report 2018-19 by Simply Law Jobs

Simply Law Jobs produced the latest annual report 2018-19 that analyses data collected about job seekers in the legal industry. In this article, we will highlight some features of this highly anticipated report. Let’s find out more about where the jobs have been posted over the last year and locations where we saw growth. The following map shows where jobseekers are most in-demand: ... Read More

In The Press | How to set up in business as a Paralegal Practitioner

In the Press | February News Coverage Roundup

The new edition of our press roundup is here, with Amanda Hamilton, CEO of NALP and C. Johnson, a NALP Senior Licensed Paralegal and a Professional McKenzie Friend appearing in several media. This time we start with an article from Amanda Hamilton entitled "Legal Professional Privilege and Paralegal Lawyers – does it apply? Should it apply?". Read i... Read More

In The Press | Do Paralegals have a role to play in the future of legal services?

UK Probate Research Awards 2020: Winners Announced

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11 February 2020 UK Probate Research Awards 2020: Winners Announced   The world of probate research was formally recognised and celebrated when examples of excellence and best practice were praised at the 2020 UK Probate Research Awards on 6 February at London’s DeVere Grand Conna... Read More

In The Press | Thousands of people are working as Paralegals without realising it. How to find out if you are one of them – and what you should do.

In the Press | January News Coverage Roundup

Here we are to talk about the new edition of our press roundup. Last month NALP CEO Amanda Hamilton appeared in many media sources discussing different subjects.  We start with the customer's right to change or refund a Christmas gift. Here are some of the highlights: Read More

Guest Blog | What firing a real gun, with real bullets taught me By Chantal Cooke

In the UK we have some of the strictest control measures in the world when it comes to giving the general public access to firearms. Laws differ slightly and are generally less restrictive in Northern Ireland. The UK government banned the private possession of handguns in 1997 after the Dunblane massacre, but citizens are still able to own and shoot some shotguns and rifles, providing they... Read More

‘The Probies’ Back For Second Year

The second UK Probate Research Awards is set to take place on Thursday 6th February 2020 at The De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London. Known in the industry as ‘The Probies’, the ceremony will celebrate the achievements and example of excellence across forensic genealogy. Sponsored by the National Association of Licensed Paralegals (NALP) and have been created in recognitio... Read More