Our Sponsors

Supporting the National Paralegal Awards by sponsoring an award category will provide your business with the opportunity to network and engage with the leading companies in the Paralegal sector, as well as individuals which will promote greater brand awareness of your business.

BECOME A SPONSOR

Our Sponsors

Supporting the National Paralegal Awards by sponsoring an award category will provide your business with the opportunity to network and engage with the leading companies in the Paralegal sector, as well as individuals which will promote greater brand awareness of your business.

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Headline Sponsor

Fraser & Fraser

Celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, Fraser and Fraser is one of the country’s leading genealogists and international probate researchers, dedicated to tracing missing beneficiaries to unclaimed estates, will searches, probate assistance and Medallion Signature Guarantee stamp.

www.fraserandfraser.co.uk

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paralegal of the year SPONSOR

Totally Legal

TotallyLegal is the UK`s #1 job site for Solicitors, Lawyers, Paralegals, Legal Executives and Legal Secretaries. They advertise private practice, in-house and public sector roles across all practice areas including jobs from Magic and Silver Circle firms, and global brands.

Every month TotallyLegal connects thousands of legal professionals with the top employers in the UK. In addition to searching the latest legal jobs, you can:

  • Upload your CV to TotallyLegal’s talent pool and get headhunted
  • Set up job alerts to receive relevant jobs directly to your inbox

With over 1,500 Paralegal jobs advertised onsite each month – many of which include training contracts – TotallyLegal is the definitive destination for job seeking Paralegals.

Additionally, their onsite careers advice blog is packed with insightful articles such as ‘An interview with a Paralegal’ and ‘How to become a Paralegal with no experience’ aimed at enhancing your career and your experience using the job board.

www.totallylegal.com

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CHAMPAGE RECEPTION SPONSOR

Institute of Paralegals

The Institute of Paralegals is a professional membership body that connects individuals with the shared purpose of providing professional legal services.

The Institute is the standard setting body for Paralegals as recognised by the unregulated legal services sector regulator, the PPR. We are the only Paralegal Body that is recognised by the voluntary regulator as having robust professional standards.

Our mission is to set professional standards, provide recognition for paralegals and promote professionalism.  Our purpose is to uphold the highest standards in knowledge, practice and ethics across the paralegal profession and to support individual paralegals in developing the skills and knowledge required to meet these highest standards.

www.theiop.org

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GALA PROGRAMME SPONSOR

Legal Futures

Legal Futures is a leading news website tracking the fast-evolving legal landscape. Written by professional journalists, it provides cutting-edge daily news coverage on how alternative business models, new technology and regulatory reform are disrupting the marketplace and shaking up the way law firms do business. Read by a monthly audience of 55,000 lawyers and other stakeholders in the sector, Legal Futures frequently breaks important news stories ahead of other legal trade press and broadsheets. Its unique blend of hard-hitting journalism, market intelligence and expert analysis makes it the first port of call for anyone interested in keeping pace with the transformation of the legal market.

As a truly independent news site, Legal Futures is also able to provide proper scrutiny of the regulators and representative bodies in the law, and ask the tough questions, whilst delivering fair and objective reporting. Widely respected and well read by industry experts Legal Futures is the go-to source of information on the new legal market.

www.legalfutures.co.uk

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BEST TRADE MARK PARALEGAL SPONSOR

CITMA

Founded in 1934, chartered in 2016, the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) is a professional membership organisation with the power to shape law and practice – nationally and internationally.

It represents the interests of over 1,600 trade mark and design professionals, and fights to bring recognition to the work they do.

CITMA also feeds their enthusiasm for the profession through regular conferences and events, professional development courses, newsletters, social media debate and the CITMA Review.

It runs a well-established training course for trade mark paralegals and launched the CITMA Paralegal category of membership in 2017.

Its community of members includes fully qualified trade mark attorneys, those in training and support roles, and barristers and solicitors with a trade mark or design interest working around the world.

CITMA has legal responsibility for regulating the trade attorney profession, which is delegated to the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).

www.citma.org.uk

CIArb

BEST ARBITRATION/MEDIATION PARALEGAL SPONSOR

CIArb

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is an international centre for excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).  Our growing membership of 15,000 is based across 133 countries and supported by an international network of 39 branches. 

CIArb provides education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators.  It also acts as a global hub for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business, supporting global promotion, facilitation and development of ADR methods. 

CIArb offers a range of resource including guidance, support, advice, networking and promotional opportunities, as well as facilities for hearings, meetings and other events.   It is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity.

www.ciarb.org

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BEST PATENT PARALEGAL SPONSOR

CIPA

The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) is the professional and examining body for patent attorneys in the UK, representing virtually all the 2,400 registered patent attorneys in the UK, whether in industry or in private practice.

Total membership is over 4,000 and includes judges, barristers, trainee patent attorneys and other professionals with an interest in intellectual property.

CIPA represents the views of the profession to policy makers at national, European and international level, with representatives sitting on a range of influential policy bodies and working groups in the UK and overseas.

www.cipa.org.uk

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BEST LAW FIRM - PARALEGAL DEVELOPMENT SPONSOR

Central Law Training

Central Law Training is a leading provider of specialist paralegal training, pioneering the concept over 20 years ago.

We can help you become a recognised legal professional your clients can confidently trust to provide a high level of service. Flexible distance learning in your chosen area of law enables you to gain a graduate level subject specific to Specialist Paralegal Qualification that fits around your current work and family commitments. 

Over 9,000 paralegals have already qualified with us.  Fast track your career with graduate level study and no entry requirements.   Boost your career in a maximum of 18 months with a career focused programme of study that gives you skills you can immediately apply to your current role.  Many complete the course in as little as 6 to 9 months.  

Our Specialist Paralegal Qualification is flexible and cost-effective.  We provide all course materials, assignments and a final exam.  

www.clt.co.uk


WILL WRITING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR SPONSOR

Golden Leaves Funeral Plans

The Golden Leaves Funeral Plan is a straightforward, affordable way to pay for the funeral you want.  Planning your funeral service and pre-paying its costs in advance, is clearly making more sense than ever before.  We have added a variety of new payment options in this, our new edition, to provide you with more choice and the Cremation Plans are Fully Guaranteed.  Purchasing one of our pre-paid plans will enable you to not only secure the future funeral services that you specifically desire, but help remove a number of issues from your next of kin.   Pre-planning and paying for your funeral is one of the most thoughtful things you can do to help those close to you cope with bereavement.  Why not do it today and get on with living your life? 

www.goldenleaves.com


BEST CONVEYANcing PARALEGAL

X-Press Legal Services

X-Press Legal Services is one of the UK’s top 10 providers of regulated property searches and reports to solicitors and conveyancing professionals.

We are trusted by more than 500 legal practices in England and Wales, and our 26 independently run local businesses deliver over 400,000 regulated searches and reports every year.

We put customer care at the very heart of what we do, allowing us to develop long-lasting, meaningful relationships with our clients. The reports we deliver are data-rich, and fully compliant with industry regulations. And our ongoing investment in IT and technology ensures our conveyancing data is fit for the digital age.

Collectively, we have more than 400 years’ industry experience throughout our business, and our network of offices ensures local people are using local knowledge to deliver the highest possible levels of service.

www.xpresslegal.co.uk



BEST PARALEGAL BUSINESS

Dentons

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Enterprise, Dentons’ wholly owned subsidiary of innovation, advisory and technology operating units. Dentons' polycentric approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.

www.dentons.com


BEST PROBATE RESEARCH PARALEGAL

Symphony Legal

Symphony Legal is the UK's leading, and largest consultancy serving solely the legal profession. Our team of experts have many years of experience in the legal sector and have all previously held key roles within the sector. Those roles include working and managing in private practice, many years of superb experience in ancillary professions, literally thousands of consultancy roles, and working within the regulatory framework that governs the sector.

At Symphony Legal we aim to support and assist your law firm around your business objectives. This can be anything from training and compliance to finance, people management and future planning.

We have a fantastic membership with a tiered approach; this is backed up with our consultants. All of whom have a wealth of knowledge and credibility within the legal industry.

Here are just some of the key benefits all our members receive each year :-

  • Two free places to our annual conference ‘Source’
  • Free access to the following helplines – HR, compliance and general business
  • Dedicated legal focused job board www.jobs-in-law.co.uk
  • Discounts from 20+ vendors including Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Initial annual or strategy review
  • 2nd year, two days’ consultancy from a number of areas

If you would like further details just give Rich Dibbins a call on 0333 320 9979 or email [email protected]

www.symphonylegal.com


BEST FAMILY LAW PARALEGAL

Today's Family Lawyer

Today’s Family Lawyer aims to inform the family law sector about the changes that are happening in the market and to be a reliable source of information for family lawyers across the UK. This new publication offers a fresh look at the industry and keeps the sector informed of key changes, challenges, developments, and opportunities. Sign up to receive our free weekly newsletter to keep abreast of the latest news, changes, and developments in the industry.

www.todaysfamilylawyer.co.uk


BEST will writing paralegal 

Burlington Wealth Management

Burlington Wealth Management Ltd was formed in 2004 and since we have become a Senior Partner Practice of St James’s Place. The principal George Ttouli is a Chartered Financial Planner with over 33 years experience in providing financial advice.

The company specialises in working with other professional firms such as legal practices. Good working relationships have been built over the years and this results in reciprocal referrals for all types of legal work and financial advice.

Key overlaps are support for Family law  firms for anything to do with pensions and pension sharing orders. For Private Client firms all aspects of Inheritance Tax planning including advice to Trustees of existing Trust funds and advice on how to create Trusts for protection of existing capital and assets.

The firm are always looking to support legal practices and to make new connections. For more information and for an informal discussion please contact George Ttouli (020) 8882 6688 or e mail directly at  [email protected]

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Headline Sponsor

Fraser & Fraser

Celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, Fraser and Fraser is one of the country’s leading genealogists and international probate researchers, dedicated to tracing missing beneficiaries to unclaimed estates, will searches, probate assistance and Medallion Signature Guarantee stamp.

www.fraserandfraser.co.uk

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PARALEGAL OF THE YEAR SPONSOR

Totally Legal

TotallyLegal is the UK`s #1 job site for Solicitors, Lawyers, Paralegals, Legal Executives and Legal Secretaries. They advertise private practice, in-house and public sector roles across all practice areas including jobs from Magic and Silver Circle firms, and global brands.

Every month TotallyLegal connects thousands of legal professionals with the top employers in the UK. In addition to searching the latest legal jobs, you can:

  • Upload your CV to TotallyLegal’s talent pool and get headhunted
  • Set up job alerts to receive relevant jobs directly to your inbox

With over 1,500 Paralegal jobs advertised onsite each month – many of which include training contracts – TotallyLegal is the definitive destination for job seeking Paralegals.

Additionally, their onsite careers advice blog is packed with insightful articles such as ‘An interview with a Paralegal’ and ‘How to become a Paralegal with no experience’ aimed at enhancing your career and your experience using the job board.

www.totallylegal.com

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champagne reception sponsor

Institute of Paralegals

The Institute of Paralegals is a professional membership body that connects individuals with the shared purpose of providing professional legal services. The Institute is the standard setting body for Paralegals as recognised by the unregulated legal services sector regulator, the PPR. We are the only Paralegal Body that is recognised by the voluntary regulator as having robust professional standards. Our mission is to set professional standards, provide recognition for paralegals and promote professionalism.  Our purpose is to uphold the highest standards in knowledge, practice and ethics across the paralegal profession and to support individual paralegals in developing the skills and knowledge required to meet these highest standards.

www.theiop.org

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programme sponsor

Legal Futures

Legal Futures is a leading news website tracking the fast-evolving legal landscape. Written by professional journalists, it provides cutting-edge daily news coverage on how alternative business models, new technology and regulatory reform are disrupting the marketplace and shaking up the way law firms do business. Read by a monthly audience of 55,000 lawyers and other stakeholders in the sector, Legal Futures frequently breaks important news stories ahead of other legal trade press and broadsheets. Its unique blend of hard-hitting journalism, market intelligence and expert analysis makes it the first port of call for anyone interested in keeping pace with the transformation of the legal market.

As a truly independent news site, Legal Futures is also able to provide proper scrutiny of the regulators and representative bodies in the law, and ask the tough questions, whilst delivering fair and objective reporting. Widely respected and well read by industry experts Legal Futures is the go-to source of information on the new legal market.

www.legalfutures.co.uk

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best trade mark paralegal

CITMA

Founded in 1934, chartered in 2016, the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) is a professional membership organisation with the power to shape law and practice – nationally and internationally.

It represents the interests of over 1,600 trade mark and design professionals, and fights to bring recognition to the work they do.

CITMA also feeds their enthusiasm for the profession through regular conferences and events, professional development courses, newsletters, social media debate and the CITMA Review.

It runs a well-established training course for trade mark paralegals and launched the CITMA Paralegal category of membership in 2017.

Its community of members includes fully qualified trade mark attorneys, those in training and support roles, and barristers and solicitors with a trade mark or design interest working around the world.

CITMA has legal responsibility for regulating the trade attorney profession, which is delegated to the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).

www.citma.org.uk

CIArb

best arbitration / mediation paralegal

CIArb

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is an international centre for excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).  Our growing membership of 15,000 is based across 133 countries and supported by an international network of 39 branches.  CIArb provides education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators. 

It also acts as a global hub for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business, supporting global promotion, facilitation and development of ADR methods. 

CIArb offers a range of resource including guidance, support, advice, networking and promotional opportunities, as well as facilities for hearings, meetings and other events.   It is a not-for-profit, UK registered charity.

www.ciarb.org

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best patent paralegal

CIPA

The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) is the professional and examining body for patent attorneys in the UK, representing virtually all the 2,400 registered patent attorneys in the UK, whether in industry or in private practice.

Total membership is over 4,000 and includes judges, barristers, trainee patent attorneys and other professionals with an interest in intellectual property.

CIPA represents the views of the profession to policy makers at national, European and international level, with representatives sitting on a range of influential policy bodies and working groups in the UK and overseas.

www.cipa.org.uk

best law firm - paralegal development

Central Law Training
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Central Law Training is a leading provider of specialist paralegal training, pioneering the concept over 20 years ago.

We can help you become a recognised legal professional your clients can confidently trust to provide a high level of service. Flexible distance learning in your chosen area of law enables you to gain a graduate level subject specific to Specialist Paralegal Qualification that fits around your current work and family commitments. 

Over 9,000 paralegals have already qualified with us.  Fast track your career with graduate level study and no entry requirements.   Boost your career in a maximum of 18 months with a career focused programme of study that gives you skills you can immediately apply to your current role.  Many complete the course in as little as 6 to 9 months.  

Our Specialist Paralegal Qualification is flexible and cost-effective.  We provide all course materials, assignments and a final exam.  

www.clt.co.uk

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will writing business of the year

Golden Leaves Funeral Plans

The Golden Leaves Funeral Plan is a straightforward, affordable way to pay for the funeral you want.  Planning your funeral service and pre-paying its costs in advance, is clearly making more sense than ever before.  We have added a variety of new payment options in this, our new edition, to provide you with more choice and the Cremation Plans are Fully Guaranteed.  Purchasing one of our pre-paid plans will enable you to not only secure the future funeral services that you specifically desire, but help remove a number of issues from your next of kin.   Pre-planning and paying for your funeral is one of the most thoughtful things you can do to help those close to you cope with bereavement.  Why not do it today and get on with living your life? 

www.goldenleaves.com

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BEST CONVEYANCING PARALEGAL

X-Press Legal Services

X-Press Legal Services is one of the UK’s top 10 providers of regulated property searches and reports to solicitors and conveyancing professionals.

We are trusted by more than 500 legal practices in England and Wales, and our 26 independently run local businesses deliver over 400,000 regulated searches and reports every year.

We put customer care at the very heart of what we do, allowing us to develop long-lasting, meaningful relationships with our clients. The reports we deliver are data-rich, and fully compliant with industry regulations. And our ongoing investment in IT and technology ensures our conveyancing data is fit for the digital age.

Collectively, we have more than 400 years’ industry experience throughout our business, and our network of offices ensures local people are using local knowledge to deliver the highest possible levels of service.

www.xpresslegal.co.uk

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BEST PARALEGAL business

Dentons

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Enterprise, Dentons’ wholly owned subsidiary of innovation, advisory and technology operating units. Dentons' polycentric approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.

www.dentons.com

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BEST PROBATE RESEARCH PARALEGAL

Symphony Legal

Symphony Legal is the UK's leading, and largest consultancy serving solely the legal profession. Our team of experts have many years of experience in the legal sector and have all previously held key roles within the sector. Those roles include working and managing in private practice, many years of superb experience in ancillary professions, literally thousands of consultancy roles, and working within the regulatory framework that governs the sector.

At Symphony Legal we aim to support and assist your law firm around your business objectives. This can be anything from training and compliance to finance, people management and future planning.

We have a fantastic membership with a tiered approach; this is backed up with our consultants. All of whom have a wealth of knowledge and credibility within the legal industry.

Here are just some of the key benefits all our members receive each year :-

- Two free places to our annual conference ‘Source’
- Free access to the following helplines – HR, compliance and general business
- Dedicated legal focused job board www.jobs-in-law.co.uk
- Discounts from 20+ vendors including Professional Indemnity Insurance
- Initial annual or strategy review
- 2nd year, two days’ consultancy from a number of areas

If you would like further details just give Rich Dibbins a call on 0333 320
9979 or email [email protected]

www.symphonylegal.com

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BEST FAMILY LAW PARALEGAL

Today's Family Lawyer

Today’s Family Lawyer aims to inform the family law sector about the changes that are happening in the market and to be a reliable source of information for family lawyers across the UK. This new publication offers a fresh look at the industry and keeps the sector informed of key changes, challenges, developments, and opportunities. Sign up to receive our free weekly newsletter to keep abreast of the latest news, changes, and developments in the industry.

www.todaysfamilylawyer.co.uk

Burlington Wealth Management

BEST WILL WRITING PARALEGAL

Burlington Wealth Management

Burlington Wealth Management Ltd was formed in 2004 and since we have become a Senior Partner Practice of St James’s Place. The principal George Ttouli is a Chartered Financial Planner with over 33 years experience in providing financial advice.

The company specialises in working with other professional firms such as legal practices. Good working relationships have been built over the years and this results in reciprocal referrals for all types of legal work and financial advice.

Key overlaps are support for Family law  firms for anything to do with pensions and pension sharing orders. For Private Client firms all aspects of Inheritance Tax planning including advice to Trustees of existing Trust funds and advice on how to create Trusts for protection of existing capital and assets.

The firm are always looking to support legal practices and to make new connections. For more information and for an informal discussion please contact George Ttouli (020) 8882 6688 or e mail directly at  [email protected]

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