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Paralegal Training News - November, 2018

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CEO Update | Published Chapter in The Evolving Role of the Professional Support Lawyer

I was recently approached to write a chapter on Paralegal Professionals for a book published by the Ark Group. The book was published in September this year.  “The Evolving Role of the Professional Support Lawyer”  “deep dive into the Evolving Role of the PSL: featuring contributions from current PSLs,… Read more

Career Advice | Showcasing you Paralegal Skills on Linkedin

Updating Your LinkedIn Profile Photo    A photo on your LinkedIn Profile is a must! Remember LinkedIn is a Social Networking Platform, so keep this in mind when you are updating your profile. Do’s  Your face should take up to 60% off your image, this should be a head… Read more

Simply Law Jobs | What is a Paralegal and when should you hire one?

Great to be featured on the Simply Law Jobs blog! NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses when you might choose a Paralegal over a solicitor. When might a consumer use the services of a paralegal?   If they are being taken to court over an alleged debt If they are… Read more

In The Press | Working as a Paralegals in the Legal Services Sector

  Following the withdrawal of legal aid for most cases, many consumers are unable to pay fees charged by solicitors. This has resulted in a plethora of individuals with the slightest training or knowledge of the legal system setting themselves up as ‘paralegals’ offering legal services at a reasonable… Read more

Licensed Paralegals - Advice on Holding out and Reserved Activities

  Because the Paralegal Sector is not statutorily regulated, in effect, anyone can call themselves a paralegal whether or not they are qualified, trained, educated or affiliated to a professional membership body such as NALP.  The potential dangers to the general public are therefore considerable. National Paralegal College's CEO… Read more