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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... Read More

Interview with NALP Higher Diploma Graduate | Gabriel Osmar

  We had the pleasure of catching up with Gabriel Osmar LLB who recently graduated from The University of East London and received the NALP Higher Diploma in Paralegal Practice.   What is the NALP Higher Diploma?   The NALP Higher Diploma is available to Undergraduates studying Law at 7 Universities across England. The Higher Diploma in Paralegal Practice is... Read More

Why qualifying as a Paralegal is the only career option for those wanting to enter the legal service profession

Published in the Education Magazine in September 2018.  Read it here

Paralegal Training | Regulated vs Unregulated Qualifications

  When you are looking at taking a qualification, what do you look for? It depends why you want the qualification really. For instance, if you want to learn how to decorate a cake for your nephew’s birthday, you might be perfectly happy to do an online course, or one run by a local cake supplies shop, and have a piece of paper at the end that will just go in a drawer. You&rsqu... Read More

Paralegal Job | Shell

NALP's Paralegal qualifications and training are highly regarded and valued within the legal sector. Many employers look to NALP Training for it's dedicated Paralegal Qualifications, accredited by Ofqual, ensuring the highest standard of training for Paralegals in the UK.  Shell are hiring a Paralegal to join their team in Aberdeen, they are looking for indiviuals wit... Read More

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, it provides up-to-the-minute intelligence from an insider&... 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 and shoulders shot. Wear work clothes - Present yourself as you would at work Use a p... 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 taking someone to court and need assistance with regard to the process If they have been arrested for a min... Read More

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

National Paralegals College CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the Holding Out and Reserved Activities to protect consumers in the Barrister Magazine. Read the full article here 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... Read More