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

21 Aug, 2014

The Paralegal edition August

Read the August 2014 edition of The Paralegal Past editions The Paralegal - July 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

18 Aug, 2014

Institute gives feedback in Legal Week

The Institute was invited by Legal Week to comment on the SRA’s recent changes... 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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