Sir Robin Knowles, CBE awarded with PPR Outstanding Achievement Award 2020

The Professional Paralegal Register is delighted to announce that the PPR Outstanding Achievement Award was given to Sir Robin Knowles, CBE at the National Paralegal Awards virtual ceremony on Friday 18 September.  The award was given in recognition of Sir Robin’s life- long commitment to the legal profession, continuing work on access to justice for those without means and promoting …

National Paralegal Awards 2020 winners celebrate with virtual ceremony

The very best of the paralegal profession was celebrated at the annual National Paralegal Awards hosted live by the Professional Paralegal Register on Friday night. The awards ceremony, which is now in its second year, is now one of the showpiece events in the legal sector calendar, highlighting the important role paralegals play within the legal profession. The paralegal community …

National Paralegal Awards 2020 Ceremony Goes Virtual

The Professional Paralegal Register (PPR) is counting down to the National Paralegal Awards taking place on Friday 18 September.  The PPR normally welcomes over 270 guests at a venue in central London in March for its annual ceremony but this year was forced to postpone it because of the coronavirus outbreak.  A decision was taken by the team at PPR …

IOP Equality and Diversity Charter

The Institute of Paralegals (IoP) launch new charter to improve diversity and inclusion for the paralegal profession.

The Institute of Paralegals has released a new strategy for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the legal profession. The charter outlines why change is needed and the approach that needs to be taken by the Institute, its members and partners, to ensure that individuals from all backgrounds are not only recruited into the sector but retained and progressed too. The …

National Paralegal Awards Gala POSTPONED

The PPR are following government guidelines in relation to COVID-19 Coronavirus and holding the National Paralegal Awards event on 27th March. This is a very difficult time for everyone concerned and we want to assure you that we have been assessing the situation daily and will continue to follow the guidance issued by government. The health and safety of our …

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL PARALEGAL AWARDS 2020

PRESS RELEASE The Professional Paralegal Register have announced the finalists from 16 individual and business categories that have been shortlisted for the 2020 National Paralegal Awards. These professional legal awards, now in their second year are the only awards dedicated to rewarding and recognising the outstanding work of Paralegals and law firms that support the development of the paralegal profession. …

How winning the Paralegal of the Year award could give you a career boost

As the UK’s leading legal jobs board advertising more than 1,500 Paralegal jobs per month, TotallyLegal is perfectly positioned as the sponsor of the Paralegal of the Year award at the 2020 National Paralegal Awards. In this article we explore how being named Paralegal of the Year could give your career a boost and help you to secure a training …