Because the Paralegal Sector is not statutorily regulated, in effect, anyone can call themselves a paralegal whether or not they are qualified, trained, educated or affiliated to a professional membership body such as NALP.  The potential dangers to the general public are therefore considerable.

National Paralegal College's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the importance of Membership Bodies and Organisations for Paralegals to ensure consumer protection. Find out more about Holding Out and Reserved Activities for Paralegals. 

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