Advice for Paralegals

Tips and advice for your career

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...

Are you working as a paralegal without realising it?

Many people are working within a company performing certain tasks day in, day out, not realising that what they are doing may class them as a ‘Paralegal’.Why should this matter? Why should you be ‘pigeon-holed’?In this current climate, giving yourself a...

What is a paralegal?

What is a paralegal? What’s the difference between a paralegal and a solicitor, and when might it make sense to use one?   A Paralegal is legally trained and educated to perform legal tasks and offer legal assistance, but is not a qualified solicitor....

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