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Benchmark your salary with TotallyLegal’s 2019 Audience Insight Report

In Autumn 2019, over 2,800 legal professionals responded to TotallyLegal’s annual salary survey, sharing the details of their working lives from job title and practice area to PQE level and salary. From the data provided by our audience, we crafted the 2019 Audience Insight Report – a free to download overview of the legal profession that also allows you to ...

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The Funeral Planning Product: Friend or Foe?

As Sunlife reveals the ‘Cost of Dying’ is now the highest it has ever been, Barry Floyd, Managing Director of industry leading funeral planning firm, Golden Leaves, outlines how the funeral planning sector works hard to help control inflation and protect the consumer. According to the latest report released by SunLife, specialist financial services firm for the over 50s, the ...

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FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL PARALEGAL AWARDS 2020

The Professional Paralegal Register have announced the finalists from 16 individual and business categories that have been shortlisted for the 2020 National Paralegal Awards. These professional legal awards, now in their second year are the only awards dedicated to rewarding and recognising the outstanding work of Paralegals and law firms that support the development of the paralegal profession. The winners ...

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The Institute of Paralegals is exhibiting at Legalex 2020

On the 18th & 19th of March 2020, London’s ExCeL will play host to Legalex, Europe’s most comprehensive and all-encompassing trade show for legal professionals and the business behind the solicitor. This year, the exhibition promises to be the most forward-thinking to date - housing 150 cutting-edge suppliers and 100+ educational seminars from some of the world’s top legal experts ...

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What does a paralegal and what are they not allowed to do?

This is an important matter since the question “What are paralegals allowed and not allowed to do?” is perhaps the second most commonly asked question (after “What is a paralegal?”). There are two elements to the regulation of paralegals: a) What work you are allowed to do, but need to be registered before you can do it lawfully; and b) ...

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IOP in partnership with Golden Leaves!

We are excited to announce a newly formed partnership between The Institute of Paralegals and Golden Leaves, one of the nations leading funeral plan products. IoP member now have the opportunity to become an agent and start selling funeral plans to their clients. Why should I offer Golden Leaves Funeral plans? Do you want to Increase your earning opportunities and protect your future ...

IOP in Partnership with Legalex in 2020!

We are excited to announce, for the second year running, the partnership between The Institute of Paralegals and Legalex 2020. On the 18th and 19th of March 2020, the London ExCeL will host the most forward-thinking LegalEx to date: housing 150 cutting-edge suppliers and 100+ educational, CPD accredited seminars from some of the world’s top legal experts and innovative thinkers. ...

IOP and TotallyLegal partner to create a Paralegal Jobs Board

We are excited to announce a newly formed partnership between The Institute of Paralegals and TotallyLegal and to let you know that we now have a jobs board on our website, powered by TotallyLegal. TotallyLegal is the UK`s #1 job site for Solicitors, Lawyers, Paralegals, Legal Executives and Legal Secretaries. They advertise private practice, in-house and public sector roles across ...

Paralegal Interview

We wanted to speak to Dawn, Fellow member of the IoP and Paralegal at Trethowans LLP , about her decision to turn to the legal profession, why she felt the IoP membership was a good step to aid her career and what the future holds for her. She also provided us with some fantastic advice for recent graduates looking to ...