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What is a paralegal and what do they do?

What is a paralegal and what do they do?

There are a great many different careers in the legal sector, but not everyone is familiar with them. Many are now seeing the benefit in taking a route as a paralegal either as a long-term option or as a path towards other roles within the law. Paralegals are an...

How I secured a position at global law firm, Clyde & Co

How I secured a position at global law firm, Clyde & Co

Introducing Beata We recently spoke with Beata Rebalska, Beata is a risk and compliance assistant at Clyde & Co. She kindly shared her path to becoming a legal professional.   The legal industry I have wanted to become a lawyer for as long as I can remember...

5 misconceptions about being a paralegal

5 misconceptions about being a paralegal

The term “paralegal” originated in the USA. Since then, it’s been widely adopted in many countries, including the UK. It’s also widely misunderstood by the general public and, crucially, by people considering their future careers. With that in mind, Nannette Kendrick,...

How to become a paralegal with no experience

How to become a paralegal with no experience

Our partners NALP, uncover how you can become a paralegal with no experience. 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...

An interview with a paralegal at Hogan Lovells

An interview with a paralegal at Hogan Lovells

Introducing Samuel  We recently spoke with Samuel Tahir, Samuel is a paralegal at international law firm, Hogan Lovells. He kindly shared his path to becoming a paralegal, including how he secured his position at a global law firm and advice for aspiring legal...

Solicitors and Paralegals – what’s the difference?

Solicitors and Paralegals – what’s the difference?

In this article, our partners NALP discuss the difference between solicitors and paralegals, and how paralegals are now undertaking more of the work needed at a fraction of the cost, however, there are six key areas only to be undertaken by a solicitor. With the...

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