MoJ consultation response- 30 August 2013

Legal Services Review - Post Point 4.41 Ministry of Justice - 102 Petty France, London - SW1H 9AH By email: legalservicesreview@justice.gsi.gov.uk - 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 ...

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: legal.services@cma.gsi.gov.uk - 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 ...

HoC Forum Meeting

An update following the PPR Forum Meeting hosted by Kate Hoey MP at the House of Commons. The IoP was delighted to be invited to the PPR forum meeting hosted by Kate Hoey MP last week at the House of Commons. The PPR is now recognised by key stakeholders as the over-arching voluntary regulator for Paralegals. The IoP is a ...

Quality assurance and standards in legal services - professional competence, advocacy standards and consumer protection - seminar

Morning, Wednesday, 29th November 2017 Central London THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED Quality assurance and standards in legal services - professional competence, advocacy standards and consumer protection - seminar   Morning, Wednesday, 29th November 2017 Central London THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED This seminar will focus on the priorities for ensuring quality and upholding standards in the legal sector. It is ...

Law Society will be holding it’s annual Lawyers With Disabilities conference on October 9th

Law Society will be holding it’s annual Lawyers With Disabilities conference on October 9th. The half day event is completely free and will consist of the following sessions -       Being confident with your disability -       Resilience workshop -       Wellbeing in the legal profession The day will consist of a key note address delivered by award-winning mental health campaigner Johnny Benjamin OBE and Neil Laybourn, and break out workshops that are ...

MALAGA PARALEGAL CORNER

It will not have escaped anyone that there has been a certain amount of ‘courtship’ going on between the UK and Spain in recent weeks. Something similar might be said of attempts being made to reinforce a Franco-German axis with more of a ‘presidential’ than ‘royal’ camouflage. Clearly it would be seen as letting the European side down if one ...

Rita Leat will be taking over as the new Chief Executive

The Institute is proud to announce that Rita Leat will be taking over as the new Chief Executive from 12th May 2016. Rita stated, ‘I am delighted to be taking on the role of Chief Executive and with a Fellow Director, Ian Grant, we will be setting out our strategic plan to elevate the Institute to an even higher status ...