Advice for Paralegals

Tips and advice for your career

Paralegal covering letter when engaging a new client

As a paralegal practitioner, offering legal services and assistance to the public in general, it’s important to ensure that you make it very clear on business cards and in respect of your marketing, that you are a paralegal and not a solicitor or...

How to choose the right paralegal course for you

With the paralegal profession emerging as the fastest growing in the legal sector, it’s so important to choose the right course – one that is bespoke, fit for purpose and robust.There are many providers who see a potential market for offering courses, and...

How to set up a business as a paralegal practitioner

More and more Paralegals are setting themselves up in practice in order to offer vital legal services direct to consumers.With solicitors and barristers charging upwards of £150 per hour, many people are now turning to Paralegals who can do much the same...

The future of the Paralegal sector

The legal sector has changed rapidly over the last few years. Traditional attitudes to the provision of legal services have been upended.There are several reasons for the changes, but the main one is the requirement to comply with the regulatory objectives...

6 transferable skills to put in your paralegal CV

Applying for paralegal roles successfully will require a strong CV; but if you are new to the industry, you may not have a huge amount of legal experience to write about.But that doesn’t mean you don’t have anything valuable to offer, because you probably...

Two things a Paralegal should never do

It is great news for both consumers and paralegals that, with the opening up of legal services to consumers, giving them the opportunity to attain access to justice at a reasonable cost, more and more paralegals are gaining Licences to Practise and opening up their...

Career change? How to become a Paralegal

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 could be the...

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