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  • Building your Paralegal CV with Retail and Hospitality Experience

    • 3 Mar 2021
    • Lunaria Partners

    In their latest guest post for TotallyLegal, the experts at Lunaria Partners explain how your retail and hospitality work experience can be utilised on your Paralegal CV.

  • How to Become a Paralegal

    • 25 Feb 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    With many routes to choose from and no specific entry requirements to become a Paralegal in the UK, it can be hard to know which is the right first step to take. In this article you will learn how to become a Paralegal in the right way for you.

  • How to Become a Solicitor

    • 11 Dec 2020

    Ever wondered how to become a Solicitor? You're not the only one. In this guide we explore the different ways of qualifying as a Solicitor so you can decide which is best for you.

  • 14 Things for Law Students and Graduates to do During Lockdown

    • 1 May 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    In this article we offer our recommendations of 14 productive things for law students and graduates to do during lockdown.

  • The Paralegal Profession in 2020

    • 20 Apr 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    In this long read article, we analyse Paralegal responses to our 2019 salary survey and explore the growing number of individuals carving out long-term fee earning careers in the Paralegal profession.

  • NQ Solicitor skills in demand for 2020

    • 27 Jan 2020

    In this article, we share the most sought after skills and abilities of trainee solicitors due to qualify in 2020.

  • Opportunities presented to the legal profession by Paralegals

    • 23 Jan 2020
    • Amanda Hamilton, CEO of National Association of Licenced Paralegals (NALP)

    Amanda Hamilton, CEO of the National Association of Licensed Paralegals, talks through the opportunities presented to the legal profession by Paralegals.

  • Law Student FAQs

    • 19 Dec 2019
    • Ethan Cumming

    In autumn and winter 2019, the TotallyLegal team attended several university law fairs. In this article, we answer your FAQs from these events.

  • Paralegals and the Future of Legal Services

    • 30 Oct 2019

    Amanda Hamilton, CEO of the National Association of Licensed Paralegals, shares her thoughts on the future of the Paralegal role.

  • Legal Work Experience

    • 27 Sep 2019

    Gaining legal work experience is highly important if you want a career in law. Read this article to find out about the different work experience opportunities for prospective legal professionals.

  • What is the difference between McKenzie Friends and Paralegals?

    • 20 Sep 2019

    NALP licensed Paralegal and Professional McKenzie Friend Craig Johnson talks us through the major differences between Paralegals and McKenzie Friends.

  • Training Contracts: In-House vs. Private Practice

    • 13 Sep 2019

    Are you considering applying for an in-house training contract? In this article, we give an overview of the pros and cons of training in-house in comparison to training at a law firm.

  • CV Tips for Training Contract Applications

    • 6 Sep 2019

    Find out how to create a CV that will increase your chances of success when applying for legal training contracts.

  • Questions to ask in law job interviews

    • 30 Jul 2019
    • Ethan Cumming

    When interviewing for legal jobs, you must not only be prepared to answer questions but also to ask your own. We have curated some of the best questions to ask in law job interviews to get your started.

  • Common Law Training Contract Interview Questions

    • 11 Jul 2019

    For prospective lawyers, training contract interviews can be daunting. In this article we share some common interview questions and how to tackle them.

  • CV Advice for NQ Solicitors

    • 1 Jul 2019

    Making your CV stand out as a newly qualified solicitor can be a challenge. Read this article to get some top tips on making your NQ Solicitor CV the best it can be.

  • Interview with Conveyancing Secretary Gillian Roberts

    • 26 Jun 2019
    • The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs

    Gillian Roberts recently spoke with the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs (ILSPA) about her new role as Legal Secretary and offered some advice to graduates looking to kickstart a career in law.

  • Alternative law jobs for graduates

    • 21 Jun 2019
    • Ethan Cumming

    There are several rewarding career options within law, both in-house and in practice, suited to graduates who do not wish to immediately qualify as a lawyer. This is our comprehensive guide on alternative law jobs for graduates.

  • Gemma Williams, Paralegal at Reach plc

    An interview with a Paralegal

    • 21 Jun 2019
    • Ethan Cumming

    We recently had the opportunity to speak with Gemma Williams, Paralegal at Reach plc. In this interview, Gemma shares insights from her career so far and advice for aspiring Paralegals.

  • How to become a Paralegal with no experience

    • 27 May 2019
    • Ethan Cumming

    For recent graduates with no legal work experience, landing that first Paralegal job can be tough - but it's not impossible.