Preparing for life as a paralegal

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Work as a paralegal is a step-up from an admin role. Paralegals are expected to work long hours, learn fast, and keep their cool under pressure. Legal roles get glamorised on television thanks to shows like Law & Order and Suits. Though some aspects portrayed on them about life in the legal field are true, […]

Why work as a legal assistant?

“I want a job in legal”. As what, a lawyer? The answer to this question depends on the person. Legal assistants aren’t given much thought for those who don’t work in the industry. But they’re an invaluable part of the office, wherever they work. Here are some reasons why people work as a legal assistant. […]

What You Learn in a Diploma of Legal Services

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Training.gov.au describes the Diploma as preparation for: “planning and carrying out work in a legal context in accordance with legislation, regulations and codes of practice relevant to the different jurisdictions.” To better understand what this mean, we’ve written the basic explanation about the areas covered in the certificate below. Understanding different laws The law modules […]

Advancing as a Paralegal in Three Steps

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  Advancing in your career is a natural thing to do, but it doesn’t happen by chance. You have to put in a certain amount of effort to get to the next stage. Other people want to advance as well, and it’s up to you to stand out that little bit more. You can go […]