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Paralegal Work

Paralegal work is a popular option for many graduates: whether you want to pursue a career as a paralegal or use it as a stepping stone on your quest to gain a training contract.

From paralegal to solicitor: Can I change careers? Samuel Clague, Founder, The Stephen James Partnership

Working as a paralegal either in-house or within a law firm can provide law graduates with an excellent opportunity to see how the organisation works, and potentially put into practice some of the skills acquired from university/law school such...

Paralegal work benefits By Billy Sexton, Editor,

Paralegal work is an option to law graduates who have ran into a teeny bit of difficulty securing a training contract. Paralegals can be compared to nurses. Just as nurses support doctors in their work, paralegal give a helping hand to the...

What does a paralegal do? By Billy Sexton, Editor,

An increasing number of law graduates are becoming paralegals as the legal job market becomes slightly saturated. Even the ideal law student can find themselves left out in the cold after narrowly missing out on a training contract place – the...

What makes a good paralegal? By Sofia Gymer, Editor,

So you’ve heard about paralegals and know a little about what they do. But which qualities make the most sought after and useful paralegals? Are they the same qualities you need to be a good lawyer? Actually, they’re rather similar. The word...

Types of paralegal By Sofia Gymer, Editor,, adapted from Employability Skills for Law Students, Finch & Fafinski

The term ‘paralegal’ is a bandied about no-end, but it’s a very general professional title which doesn't really give much away or define the various types of paralegal work that are out there. Paralegals are extremely valuable members of any...



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