• Are you working as a paralegal without realising it? Amanda Hamilton, NALP

    Many professionals in the UK may technically be paralegals, despite their job titles not reflecting this. Amanda Hamilton, of the National Association of Licensed Paralegals, sheds some light on this.

  • Equivalent Means: Am I Eligible?by Jack J Collins, Editor of AllAboutLaw.co.uk

    So you’re wondering about whether you’re eligible to qualify for an equivalent means qualification?  You’re in the right place. Let’s break it down To become a solicitor as of the moment, the SRA

  • Equivalent Means: What is it?by Jack J Collins, Editor of AllAboutLaw.co.uk

    Back in 2015, the first ever ‘equivalent means’ trainee qualified as a solicitor. He’d been a paralegal for five years, rather than doing a training contract. But what does the term

  • How to become a paralegalBy Billy Sexton, Editor, AllAboutLaw.co.uk

    Fancy pursuing a career in the legal sector but really aren’t up for spending any more years in education? You probably want to know how you go about becoming a paralegal, right?

  • Paralegal qualificationsBy Billy Sexton, Editor, AllAboutLaw.co.uk

    Paralegal work is becoming an increasingly popular option for law graduates as competition for vacation schemes, training contracts and pupillages remains as fierce as ever. Paralegals are often regarded as the

  • Paralegal salaryBy Billy Sexton, Editor, AllAboutLaw.co.uk

    You may be on the hunt for a paralegal job in order to get some more legal work experience or perhaps in order to follow the equivalent means route to solicitor

  • Paralegals: The backbone of legal sector Written by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

    The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives give us the lowdown on all things Paralegal .  Paralegals are essential to the success of the legal sector. In the past, some have looked down

  • The changing role of the paralegal in the legal industryBy Samuel Clague, Founder of The Stephen James Partnership

    The legal industry has seen a number of changes over the past few years, including the implementation in late 2011 of the Legal Services Act. The Act has enabled non-legal entities to

  • The paralegal profession explainedBy James O’Connell , Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, and Becky Kells, Editor, AllAboutLaw

    Paralegals are people who carry out legal work, even though they are not lawyers. There are approximately 300,000 paralegals in total (although this number varies depending on how you define paralegal). They

  • What is a paralegal?By James O’Connell, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, and Becky Kells, Editor, AllAboutLaw

    Paralegals are not lawyers. Indeed, their whole raison d'être is that they are not lawyers. However, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a crossover. Answering the question "what do paralegals do?" is tricky