Institute of Paralegals

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Institute of Paralegals
Phone
+44 (0) 20 3011 2610
Email
[email protected]
Website
https://www.theiop.org

The Institute of Paralegals is the only professional Institute in the UK for paralegals. We are passionate about upholding the highest professional standards in knowledge, practice and ethics across the paralegal profession. Paralegals are in demand and this is the time to stand out from the crowd and join our growing and vibrant community of legal professionals.

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Date

17 Feb 2022
Expired!

Time

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Paralegal Webinar & Virtual Networking Event

A free networking event for members of the Institute of Paralegals, legal professionals and law students.

The Institute of Paralegals have established a series of monthly virtual events to provide you with a platform to hear from two guest speakers on a range of topics, ask questions and to connect.

Our free monthly events officially runs for an hour, between 1pm-2pm however you will be able to join the meeting from 12:45pm to allow you time to get settled in and introduce yourself to the group via the chat facility.

Talk: Employment and Family Law Updates 2022

Synopsis

In today's session, The IOP brings you the latest Employment Updates 2022 in the first part, and a talk on the new divorce law changes, which are expected to come into force in April 2022.

Speaker

Rita Leat, CEO of the Institute of Paralegals

Rita Leat took up post as the COO for The National Association of Licensed Paralegals in 2011 managing the strategic and operational functions of the organisation. She added to her role in 2013 by becoming the Responsible Officer for Ofqual, dealing with compliance. She became a founder Director of The Professional Paralegal Register in 2014 and the Institute’s of Paralegals Chief Executive in May 2017. Her early career was in teaching and lecturing in Law, where she held a variety of posts including delivery on the LL.B. and other post-graduate courses. As a legal editor for five years at ILEX, she enhanced her skills for developing legal qualifications for the Paralegal sector.  From 2007 to 2009 she utilised her commercial law expertise as a commercial lawyer for GlaxoSmithKline.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring one of our events, please email the Membership Team on [email protected]

About The Institute of Paralegals

The Institute of Paralegals is an international professional Institute for paralegals and the only Institute in the UK. We are passionate about upholding the highest professional standards in knowledge, practice and ethics across the paralegal profession - aims more relevant than ever as the world begins to emerge from the effects of COVID-19.

Paralegals are in demand and this is the time to stand out from the crowd and join our growing and vibrant community of legal professionals.

For more information regarding membership and the benefits visit How to Become a Member, call us on 020 3011 2610 or email [email protected]

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