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Paralegal work closely
with attorneys to deliver legal services in both public and
Though not fully qualified
solicitor, paralegals can do a lot of work that a solicitor does. Their
work ranges from administrative and legal secretarial tasks to
legal research and legal information to a client.
Paralegals are employed in:
And most of the other business that
have a legal department
Paralegal is a good career
Excellent job outlook
Opportunities for career growth
Various source of employment
Job stability and flexibility
Variety of jobs to select from
There are variety of education options ranging from
Paralegal Certificates to Associates Degree and
There are options for specialisation.
Some of the areas are:
Skills that are important
• Problem solving
• Innovative thinking
• Effective communication
• Research and investigation
It is ever changing
and cutting edge field. Therefore,
there is a requirement of continuous
training and development.
A new comer,
interested in the paralegal field,
should consider the employment
opportunities to determine
whether pursuing the position is
right decision or not.