Institute promotes paralegal professional indemnity scheme

The Institute of Paralegals has developed the Paralegal PII Scheme in partnership with leading professional insurance brokers, Caunce O'Hara. All paralegals buying insurance through the IOP will receive a 10% discount on the already very affordable prices asked by Caunce O'Hara. Visit the Regulation section of the Institute's website for more information/to purchase.

Exciting vacancies for paralegal advisers

Experienced advisers particularly welcome, but exceptional entry-level paralegals will also be considered. Places available nationwide. As you will be visiting clients at their homes and offices, you will need a car. You will be dealing with clients directly so in addition to legal knowledge and client care skills, you will need to be friendly, personable and self-motivated. For more information ...

IOP speaks at conference

The Westminster Legal Policy Forum Keynote Seminar is runnign a seminar on "Access to the legal profession, and reforming legal education and training - regulation, diversity and competitiveness" and the Institute's CEO, James O'Connell, is one of the speakers.

IOP links to Ghana

The Institue of Paralegals has created links with the National Paralegal Institute of Ghana (// and has accredited its training.

College takes LPQ qualification

Law students at Bournemouth & Poole College are sitting for the Institute's LPQ Certificate in Paralegal Practice. This innovate qualification is based upon students showing they can meet the numerous practical standards set out in the Institute's Introductory Level Competency Standards for Paralegals.

IOP works with Prospects

Prospects is the official graduate careers website. The site's profile on the paralegal profession has once again been written in conjunction with the Institute.

Training Business for Sale

Sale of The SAS Law School - Expression of Interest Invited The well-known and Institute accredited SAS Law School (visit site here) is for sale, due to illness. The proprietor says: "The SAS Law School originally called Solicitor’s Assistance & Support (SAS), was founded in Feb 1993, during a period of very high unemployment. It started as a training company for ...

IOP helps law students

As part of its on-going Professional Access Scheme, the Institute earlier this month gave a well-attended presentation to law undergraduates at London South Bank University, outlining alternative career options in the legal sector.

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New Member Benefit

Institute members can now purchase vouchers to be used at participating cinemas including Cineworld Cinemas, ODEON, Empire, Apollo Cinemas, Showcase and over 230 independent cinemas across the UK at discounted prices. Members can receive discounts of up to 66%*! If that wasn’t enough, IOP members can even get discounts on concessions such as popcorn and drinks at Cineworld Cinemas. This ...