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 Oct, 2014

The Professional Paralegal Register (PPR)

The Professional Paralegal Register (PPR) Information for members: Over the past 18 months, the IoP... More

22 Sep, 2014

The Paralegal edition September

Read the September 2014 edition of The Paralegal Past editions The Paralegal - August 2014 The Paralegal -... More

18 Aug, 2014

House of Commons Inquiry

The Justice Committee of the House of Commons is holding an inquiry: “Impact of... 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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