Paralegal Job | Doosan Babcock

Check out this exciting opportunity at Doosan Babcock! This international energy technology firm is looking for a qualified Paralegal to join the legal team at their main office in Crawley, England.   In this role you will assist the legal team with all company secretarial and corporate governance issues, intermediate review of legal contracts, ensure policies and pro... Read More

Blog | Thinking of Using a Paralegal? Here's How to Check if They Are Licensed to Practise

  By Amanda Hamilton, NALP   The legal sector is changing rapidly, and more and more people are referring to themselves as 'Paralegals'. Paralegals can work for solicitors and barristers, and may also offer their services to consumers as individual practitioners.   Most Paralegals offer a great service, at a fraction of the cost of a solicitor or barrister, b... Read More

Blog | What is a Paralegal and Should You Use One?

By Amanda Hamilton, NALP Got a legal issue – call a solicitor, yes? Not necessarily. It may be that a paralegal is what you need. So, 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 soli... Read More

In the Press | April News Coverage Roundup

This month was a big one for media coverage at NALP! CEO Amanda Hamilton's article on what to do if someone defames your business appeared in many different publications, including: March 28 - Kent Business Radio: http://www.kentbusinessradio.co.uk/badmouth March 29 - Recruiter: https://www.recruiter.co.uk/advice/2019/03/what-happens-if-somebody-defames-your-recru... Read More

Paralegal Job | CSM Sport and Entertainment

Shoot for the goal with this amazing opportunity at CSM Sport and Entertainment! CSM are looking for a qualified paralegal to join their London Legal Team. This is a great opportunity for a Paralegal who will be responsible for providing robust, timely and professional advice to an interesting and diverse organisation. You will be based in our London HQ and will handle your own workload a... Read More

Paralegal Job | Verizon Communications

A very exciting opportunity is now open at Verizon! They are seeking a qualified Paralegal for the International Legal and Regulatory team.    “You will be reporting to a director in the Commercial Legal team which negotiates complex sales transactions for Verizon’s businesses across Europe. Your primary responsibility will be the handling of a range of requirements... Read More

Blog | Want a Career Change or to Enter the Legal Profession? Here's How to Become a Paralegal

Want a Career Change or to Enter the Legal Profession? Here's How to Become a Paralegal By Amanda Hamilton, NALP   Ever dreamed of a career in law but are worried about the time it takes and the amount it costs to train? Or are you concerned that perhaps it’s too late for you – just that bit ‘too old’ to change career? Training to become a Paralegal... Read More

Announcement | NALP Achieves CPD Status for its Courses

NALP Training Achieves CPD Status for its Courses NALP Training trading as National Paralegal College are proud to announce that we have recently achieved accredited CPD Status with the CPD Standards Office.   The following courses now have a CPD status and will be recognised as part of your Continued Professional Development: 1. Professional Legal Skills: Drafting 2. P... Read More

Blog | National Paralegal Day Lifts the Mood in Westminster

National Paralegal Day Lifts the Mood in Westminster On March 14, we came together at the House of Commons to celebrate the inaugural National Paralegal Day with our members, partners, students and friends. It was a truly fantastic evening which gave us an opportunity to celebrate you – our loyal and inspiring paralegal members. Our special guests included the Shadow Lord Ch... Read More

In the Press | Qualifying as a Paralegal is an alternative route to a Legal Career

Amanda Hamilton discusses with how qualifying as a paralegal is a great alternative route to a legal career.    Qualifying as a solicitor or barrister is not only time consuming but also extremely costly. As a result, fewer and fewer students are able to take this route – even if they are passionate about a legal career.  Not only do they have to pay £27k for... Read More