Which Membership is Right for You?

To help identify the right membership level for you, we have developed this table. Review the Suitable For and Eligibility Criteria columns to quickly identify the right membership level within the National Association of Licensed Paralegals. If you are still unsure, get in touch or give us a call on 0207 112 8034. NB the burden lies with the applicant to provide evidence of relevant legal experience eg reference letters confirming dates and areas of legal experience covered.

Type of Membership

Suitable For

Your Next Career Step

Eligibility Criteria

Annual Cost

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Legal Secretarial

Legal secretaries who wish to become paralegal secretaries

Further paralegal study: Level 3 or Level 4

Should have an ILSPA or Cilex Secretarial Diploma/Certficate or other (please check with us)

£30


Affiliate

Anyone who has an interest in Law but has no qualification

Paralegal qualifcations at Level 3 or Level 4

Must be over 18 without legal qualification or experience or student or an individual with a law degree from another country who has not studied English Common Law

£60


Associate

Anyone wishing to pursue a career as a paralegal

Minimum Level 3 law related Qualification or minimum 3 years’ relevant legal experience

£90


Graduate

Law graduates who wish to pursue a career as a paralegal

Gain relevant legal experience

LLB, BA Law or Joint Law Degree, LPC or BPTC, GDL or NALP Level 7 Diploma in paralegal practice without legal experience

£110


Fellow (1)

Anyone who has legal qualifications and relevant legal experience

Minimum Level 6 qualification and at least 3 years' relevant legal experience

£150


Fellow (2)

Anyone who has relevant legal experience

Minimum 5 years' relevant legal experience

£200


Principal Fellow

An experienced paralegal with a lot of experience

Minimum Level 6 qualification and at least 5 years’relevant legal experience or minimum 10 years’relevant legal experience (must provide evidence of 12 hours CPD on annual renewal)

£250