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Specialist Paralegal Qualifications

Industry leading training providing a comprehensive A-Z in paralegal practice

  • There are no entry requirements 
  • Students enrol at any time
  • Taught at level comparable to QCF Level 6
  • Providing a complete practical overview
  • Ideal for all non-qualified legal support professionals
  • Core modules provided by dedicated textbooks or online
  • Students work through the modules and submit short practical assignments
  • To qualify, they then take an open-book exam in their offices or at CLT offices throughout the UK
  • Expert tutor support available by phone and email
  • Dedicated administrative team on hand to help the student with all other aspects of the training, and to report to employers on student progress
  • Certificate issued on completion of exam and graduates are invited to our annual graduation ceremony – the largest paralegal networking event in the UK
  • Graduates can become Qualified Paralegal, Q. Inst. Pa.
  • The highest level of paralegal training available in the UK

The aims and objectives are to give graduates:

  • complete knowledge and skills to practice confidently
  • fully qualified professional status
  • highest level of support staff credibility with colleagues and clients 

How long does the course last?

The registration lasts for eighteen months; allowing students maximum flexibility to fit qualification around existing work, family and social commitments.

On average, students can complete the programme comfortably within 4-6 months with 1-2 hours study per week.

Course delivery is predicated on flexibility; there are no submission deadlines and extensions can be provided where necessary.

Course fees are all inclusive - the fee covers registration, materials, assessment, examination and certification; there are no additional costs. 

Firms and individuals can pay course fees over instalments for up to twelve months at no additional cost.  

What prospective employers like most is a good mix of practice experience and formal legal training: no-one provides formal legal training better than CLT.
 James O'Connell, Head of Policy, Institute of Paralegals


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