NALP Unit 31 - Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals
Unit 31 - Legal Ethics and Responsibilities for Paralegals is one on the mandatory elements for those studying towards a Level 3 qualification recognised and awarded by The National Association of Licensed Paralegals (NALP).
The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge to understand their responsibilities in relation to client care. In understanding the methods of appropriate professional conduct; the learner will be ready to apply client care to any given situation. This is a course for learners commencing or aspiring to commence a career in Paralegal Practice and those who work in the legal environment. The learner will understand the situations where Paralegals need to act professionally and ethically.
This unit comprises a comprehensive workbook developed by NALP which provides all of the information that leaners will need to meet the learning outcomes detailed below.
In addition, Datalaw have designed a series of 10 15-minute webinars focusing on key aspects of the syllabus for this unit to help explain and contextualise the material provided in the workbooks.
Delivered by Datalaw favourite Katie Jackson of Honne Limited, the webinars within this unit cover following topics:
• Legal Ethics – Introduction
• Conflicts and Confidentiality
• Client Interviews and Client Care Letters
• Money Laundering
• Client Best Interests and Vulnerability
• Client Money and Time Recording
• Regulation and NALP Code of Ethics
• Data Protection & GDPR
Katie Jackson is a consultant specialising in law firm compliance and regulation. A former Inspector for the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, Katie led and managed inspections of some of the largest conveyancing practices in the country. Prior to working for the CLC, Katie spent a number of years working in various inspection and policy roles for the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and Legal Services Commission.
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