Welcome to the Institute of Paralegals

We are the only professional Institute for paralegals in the UK. We set professional standards and provide recognition for those working in the paralegal sector. So whether you are or aspire to be a paralegal, a legal secretary, a legal assistant or advisor or the Owner, Manager or Director of a law firm why not join our growing network and access a range of professional member benefits.




Latest News

06 Jul, 2016

New CEO for the Instructus Group

The Trustees wish to make the following announcements concerning the CEO of the Instructus Group: David... More

05 Jul, 2016

The Paralegal - June 2016

Read the June 2016 edition of The Paralegal... More

10 Jun, 2016

The Institute of Paralegals’( the IoP’s) response to the Lord Chief Justice and the Judicial Executive board’s consultation on reforming the courts’ approach to McKenzie Friends

Dear Sir/Madam, A. About the Institute This submission is made by the Institute of Paralegals. The Institute... More


Member Benefits

  • Professional title e.g. 'Qualified Paralegal'
  • £300 worth of online legal training
  • Professional recognition, e.g. ‘Ann Syed, F.Inst.Pa’
  • The UK's leading paralegal networking forum
  • Membership of the New York City Paralegal Association
  • IOP Newsstand: plain English legal daily update service
  • Monthly e-journal, 'The Paralegal'
  • Access to the exclusive Royal Over-Seas League club
  • Over 50 excellent member discounts and services
    ...and more

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