Entries can be submitted from companies or individuals providing they meet the entry criteria for the category they are applying for. The awards are open to all Paralegals in both the regulated and unregulated sector.
You can nominate an individual, enter your company or enter as an individual.
Entries can only be submitted online.
Each entry must contain at least 500 words and is limited to 1000 words per entry.
Entries must be submitted with evidence. This can be testimonials from clients or colleague about your work, a case study example (you do not need to give confidential information), references to online reviews, proof of qualifications.
The supporting evidence must be in one file uploaded and in not included in the word count.
If you are nominating an entrant, we will contact the entrant for further information and supporting evidence. Only one entry per organisation per category.
Please see below for more information on what you should include.
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Terms & Conditions of Entry
These Awards are designed to showcase and celebrate Paralegal talent from across the UK. Our categories reflect the variety of specialisms and roles which exist in the Paralegal sector.
Our sector specific categories require you to be working as a paralegal in this field. It is open to employees and self-employed and businesses.
In all cases our judges will be selecting companies or individuals who can demonstrate outstanding legal skills, client satisfaction, innovation and development.
Categories 1-3 are open to any sector of law
1. Paralegal of the Year - sponsored by Which Legal
An individual that can clearly demonstrate how they have performed and exceeded client expectations and has made a significate contribution to their practice
2. Paralegal Business of the Year - sponsored by The Institute Of Paralegals
This category is open to any paralegal business that can clearly demonstrate how they have performed and exceed client expectation and can prove how they excel as a leading paralegal business.
3. Paralegal Recruitment Organisation of the Year
This category is open to any recruitment companies which specialise in Paralegal recruitment or who recruit for paralegal positions
The following categories are specific to the following sectors
Best Conveyancing Paralegal - sponsored by Lawyer checker
Best Trade mark Paralegal -sponsored by Heslewood and Grant
Best ADR Paralegal - sponsored by Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Best Employment/HR Paralegal - sponsored by The Stephen James Partnership
Best Probate Research Paralegal - TBC
Will Writing Organisation of the Year - sponsored by Golden Leaves
Best Family Law Paralegal - sponsored by Clerksroom
Best Pro Bono Paralegal - Sponsored by F-Lex
This category is not an open category and will be chosen by the PPR for outstanding achievement
The PPR Award for Outstanding Achievement
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