The IoP engages in many legal sector discussions to ensure that our members and the paralegal profession are represented at all levels including in government and parliament. As part of our commitment to the paralegal profession, we also respond to consultations that are in the consumer interest as well as those that are in the interests of Paralegals, on behalf of our members. We like to engage with our most experienced members who we invite to give us their views on topics from time to time. We also welcome from our members, information on any consultations that may affect your area of practice so that we may consider canvassing a response for our members. Please raise any issues that you think we should be considering by e mailing [email protected]

Response to the ‘Training For Tomorrow’ Consultation Paper

1st April 2014 By Email   Dear Sir/Madam, Response to the ‘Training For Tomorrow’ Consultation Paper   Introduction We welcome your review of the solicitors’ CPD scheme.  Your review is timely given that the profession is changing so rapidly. Although we are the professional body for paralegals (www.theiop.org), we are nevertheless responding to your consultation because: Many of our members ...

McK Friends IOP Submission to Judiciary

To: The Judicial Executive Board From: Institute of Paralegals Re: Response to consultation: Reforming the courts’ approach to McKenzie Friends Date: 8th June 2016 By email: [email protected] Dear Sir/Madam, A. About the Institute This submission is made by the Institute of Paralegals. The Institute is a not-for-profit professional body, incorporated in 2003 and granted Institute status by government in 2005. ...

MoJ consultation response- 30 August 2013

Legal Services Review - Post Point 4.41 Ministry of Justice - 102 Petty France, London - SW1H 9AH By email: [email protected] - 30 August 2013 Dear Sir/Madam, Review of Legal Services Regulation Thank you for your invitation to respond to the above consultation. This is our submission. Contents About the IOP Defining paralegals and the unregulated legal sector Notes about ...

Submission to CMA

Maria Rican-Sevitz Assistant Project Director - Legal services market study - Competition and Markets Authority Victoria House, Southampton Row, London WC1B 4A By email: [email protected] - 1st February 2016 Dear Ms Rican-Sevitz, Re: Market Study into Legal Services in England and Wales About the Institute This submission is made by the Institute of Paralegals. The Institute is a not-for-profit professional ...