Now in its fourth year, the National Paralegal Awards returns with its quest to find the Best Paralegals in the UK and businesses that support the industry.
This year there are 19 categories comprising of 14 awards for individuals to enter and five categories for businesses to enter including Best Law Firm – Paralegal Development; Best Legal Profession Supplier, Best Willwriting Organisation, Best Probate Research Organisation and National Paralegal Business of the Year.
Entries open on 5 April and close on 17 June 2022 at 5pm. Finalists will be announced on the 5 August 2022.
Rita Leat, Managing Director of The Professional Paralegal Register who host the awards said: “We are delighted to host these annual awards to showcase and reward the work of Paralegals across the UK. These are professional awards with strict criteria to ensure that our Finalists and Winners are the best the UK has to offer”.
This year’s headline sponsor is the Right Legal Group, an innovative Alternative Business Structure (ABS) established in 2014 solely specialising in Wills and Probate law.
Carrie Caladine, Managing Director said “I am so delighted that we are this year’s headline sponsors of the Paralegal Awards. We have championed the role of the professional paralegal since we set up our business and have taken an active role in supporting the growth of paralegals in legal businesses across England and Wales. The awards provide us with a much-needed opportunity to celebrate and recognise the achievements of those that play such a vital role in the industry”.
Stephen Gowland, member of the Legal Services Board, will be heading up the independent judging panel, which is made of highly regarded business and legal professionals. Stephen said “I was honoured to be asked to return to this year’s Judging Panel and to assume the role of Head Judge. The PPR’s National Paralegal Awards is now very much a firm fixture within the legal calendar. Paralegals, in all their forms, are the backbone of the industry, often working in the shadows and these awards shine a much-needed light on the vital role they play in the delivery of Legal Services in the marketplace”.
For further information and to enter the awards visit www.nationalparalegalawards.com