National Paralegal College is a training arm of the National Association of Licensed Paralegals and the trading name of NALP Trading Company Limited.

In addition to its CPD courses, it also offers three levels of Ofqual-certified courses in Paralegal Practice and Paralegal Studies.

Established in 1987, the National Association of Licensed Paralegals is the only Paralegal membership body that is recognised as an awarding body by Ofqual, England’s regulator for legal qualifications. NALP strives to ensure that its members are recognised as a key part of the legal profession by the quality of its qualifications and professional development.

CPD activities

  • Professional Legal Skills: Drafting
  • Professional Legal Skills: Negotiating
  • Practical Paralegal Skills

Practical Paralegal Skills: This four-part distance learning course is designed to provide practical training in the skills necessary for working in the legal services profession and give insight into the nature of this work. Course content includes: the duties involved in attending court on Civil and Criminal Matters, District Judges Applications in Chambers, and Attending an Employment Tribunal. The course is intended for those entering the Paralegal profession and those looking to develop their professional qualifications, including:

Who should sign up:

  • School Leavers
  • Legal Support Staff
  • Legal assistants
  • Human resource managers
  • Commercial contract executives
  • Undergraduates
  • Graduates
  • Foreign Qualified Lawyers
  • Career Changers

Who should attend?

Professional Legal Skills, Drafting: This distance learning course covers drafting, an integral skill for Paralegal work. It provides training on how to write concise and persuasive written communications in a number of formats, including: Sample Letters, Letters of Claim, Instructions to Counsel, Statements of Case, and more. This course is intended for applicants who want to develop basic legal skills in preparation for entering the legal sector as a Paralegal. It is open to applicants of all academic backgrounds.
Who should sign up:
  • Legal Support Staff
  • Legal assistants
  • Human resource managers
  • Commercial contract executives
  • Undergraduates
  • Graduates
  • Foreign Qualified Lawyers
  • Career Changers
Professional Legal Skills, Negotiation: This distance learning course provides attendees with training in the various kinds of negotiation encountered in Paralegal work. Its aim is to give a practical understanding of how negotiations occur and how to conduct different types of negotiations. The course material covers Planning, Ethics, Process, Criminal Proceedings, Conveyancing Transactions, and more. This course is intended for applicants who want to develop basic legal skills in preparation for entering the legal sector as a Paralegal. It is open to applicants of all academic backgrounds.
Who should sign up:
  • Legal Support Staff
  • Legal assistants
  • Human resource managers
  • Commercial contract executives
  • Undergraduates
  • Graduates
  • Foreign Qualified Lawyers
  • Career Changers

Further Information:
https://www.nalptraining.co.uk/