L3 Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals


The aim of this qualification is to understand the paralegal responsibilities in relation to client care. Develop a deep understanding of methods of appropriate professional conduct and be ready to apply client care to any given situation.

In understanding the methods of appropriate professional conduct; you will be ready to apply client care to any given situation.

This is a course for learners commencing or aspiring to commence a career in Paralegal Practice and those who work in the legal environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the professional and ethical responsibilities Paralegals have to the client.
  • Know how to conduct a client interview effectively and efficiently.
  • Know and be able to apply the professional requirements of drafting client communications.
  • Understand the professional and ethical relationship with third parties.

What's included

Entry requirements

These qualifications are designed to be offered to learners from the age of 16, although in practice the majority of learners are likely to be over 18.

NALP does not specify entry requirements other than that a reasonable standard of written English is required. However Centres delivering this course are required to ensure that learners who undertake these programmes have sufficient capability at the right level to be suitable to undertake the Level 3 assessment.

Please Note: The NALP Level 3 Qualifications are only available in English.


Assignments can be requested when you are ready, and once requested and sent, you will have a 4 week period in which to complete the assignment and return by the due date.

Tutors are on hand to answer any queries that you may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that you may not fully understand with regard to the material.


This is a single unit qualification

Compulsory units
Study type
Distance learning