NALP Unit 33 - Civil Litigation
Unit 33 – Civil Litigation for Paralegals is one on the optional technical legal knowledge units 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 how the process of civil litigation is conducted using the areas of debt recovery, personal injury, consumer law and family law (in relation to mediation and ADR) as illustrations. In understanding how civil actions are commenced, funded and defended, the learner will be able to effectively assist in civil litigation cases in practice or provide services within legal departments involved in litigation.
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 3 45-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 Professor Alastair Hodge, the webinars within this unit cover following topics:
• The Concept and Scope of Civil Litigation in England and Wales
• Civil Litigation Funding Mechanisms
• Commencing and Defending a Civil Litigation Action
• Preparing for a Trial
• Post-Trial Procedures
Alastair is a practising barrister at 5 Essex Court who specialises in all aspects of Employment & Education Law. Called in 1997, Alastair is also a Senior Advocacy Trainer for the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and has spent many years teaching students, pupils, junior practitioners and QC's the art of advocacy, both nationally and internationally. In 2014 he was appointed a Master of the Bench and in 2016 was appointed an Honorary Professor at Nottingham Law School. He is also an experienced after dinner speaker, comedian and mimic, and is renowned for his entertaining presentational style.
This document contains all the information needed to complete the assignment
This webinar will cover Section 1: The Concept and Scope of Civil Litigation in England and Wales
This webinar will cover Section 3: Commencing and Defending a Civil Litigation Action of the workbook
This webinar will cover Section 4: Preparing for Trial
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