This page provides some essential information for employers and prospective employers of PPR members. This information includes as a guideline, the range of work that PPR members may undertake. It also includes information that is specific for legal practices; local authorities; companies and other professionals who seek the services of a PPR member.
The PPR is a voluntary regulatory register for Paralegals with strict codes of conduct and stringent checks on Members suitability, knowledge, qualifications and experience to enable you to have peace of mind when employing a Paralegal.
Professional level Paralegals have Paralegal Practice Certificates which outline the work they are qualified to do. All PPR members belong to independent membership bodies that provide a first line complaints procedure. The PPR acts as the voluntary regulatory body that oversees compliance with the PPR rules.
A box with ‘Find a Paralegal’- with search criteria of Postcode; Member Name; Practice type (this would produce a drop down list- Conveyancing; Wills and Probate; Civil Litigation; Matrimonial; Criminal; Secretarial; Housing; Debt; Consumer; etc
Types of PPR Members
PPR members range from trainees and administrative/support staff up to fully qualified Professional Paralegal Practitioners who have gained knowledge and practice to the highest standard.
PPR maintains a full register of members which can be found here (this would be a click through to the Register)
There are 4 tiers of Paralegals on the Register
- Tier 1 Trainees
- Tier 2 Associates
- Tier 3 Graduate
- Tier 4 Fellows