Title of Qualification:
  • Level 3 UNIT 30 INTRODUCTION TO LAW FOR PARALEGALS (Certificate in Paralegal Practice)
Summary of Qualification:
  • The course gives the student an intermediate understanding of paralegal studies. The course is practical and aims to teach students the skills required of paralegals in the UK
Accrediting Body:
  • National Association of Licensed Paralegals, UK

Length of Study:
  • UNIT 30 INTRODUCTION TO LAW FOR PARALEGALS: 11 lessons over 11 weeks.
  • 33 hours in total
Students will require a further 19 weeks (19 lessons to be split between the following 3 modules – which must be completed in order to gain the Certificate in Paralegal Practice from NALP:
Dates & Hours:
  • 1 evening class of 2 hours per week
Course Content: 1. An introduction to Law for Paralegals:
  • Introduction to the common law system
  • The English and Cypriot legal system
  • The principles of contract law
  • The principles of tort law

2. Legal Ethics and Responsibilities
  • Compliance
  • Due diligencev English standards of risk assessment and compliance in practice and how these standards can be applied in Cyprus.

3. Commercial Law

  • Incorporation
  • Company structures
  • Partnerships
  • Company law principles
  • Intellectual Property Law

4. Civil Litigation

  • Preparing a case
  • Filing a case at court
  • Litigation
  • Enforcement 

* To achieve the Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice students must complete all four of the above modules

* Students are also given the option of studying a further two modules in order to turn the certificate to a ‘Level 3 Diploma in Paralegal Practice’

Students have the option of the following modules:

  1. Criminal Litigation
  2. Conveyancing
  3. Wills and Succession
  4. Employment law
Language of Instruction:
  • English
  • Greek translations of important legal terminology are also provided
  • All modules are assessed by coursework
Course Fee:
  • 1500 euros in total payable over 10 instalments of 150 euros per month.
  • The above cost will cover all 4 of the above modules
  • This cost covers all teaching materials
  • Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheque or cash.
Admission Requirements:
  • Students must have completed the Level 2 Award in Cyprus Paralegal Studies OR
  • Show that they have adequate previous legal experience OR
  • Have previous experience of Higher Education in any field.
Ongoing Career Progression:
  • Students become Affiliate Members of the National Association of Licensed Paralegals in the UK.
  • Students are able to change their email signature to reflect their professional status

Contact Us

For more information about any of our courses or for details of enrolment please contact us:

Telephone: (+357) 99385999
Facebook: Private Institute of Law

Email: info@privateinstitutelaw.com
Website: www.privateinstituteoflaw.com

Course Dates

  • October Enrolment

    October Enrolment

    Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice

  • January Enrolment

    January Enrolment

    Contract Drafting Course

  • March Enrolment

    March Enrolment

    Level 2 Award in Cyprus Paralegal Studies

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