With over 20 years of training experience, our online training course has been developed to give you the practical skills needed to become a freelance Paralegal. The four-part Distance Learning Programme is a fantastic opportunity to up skill and learn around your current job.

  Provides practical insight into the legal profession

  Understand the work and role of a freelance paralegal

• Build your confidence to apply for freelance positions

• Improve your employability with recognised training

• Provides employers with confidence in who they are hiring

• Understand how to perform certain task and why you are performing them

• Flexible distance learning to fit in around your work schedule

• 12 hours CPD accredited course





What's Included?


Our distance learning course is available all year round, making it easy to fit in around your current work commitments. You'll have 1 year to complete the course.


All course materials provided. A variety of videos, real life case studies and personal experiences to keep your training engaging! 



On passing the Course Review Test - AH Paralegal Skills Certificate, accredited by NALP - National Association of Licensed Paralegals. 



12 hours CPD - Continuing Professional Development accredited course. CPD shows a clear commitment to self-development and professionalism.



 Our highly rated guide to Finding Freelance Paralegal Jobs. 



One year's Affiliate Membership available through NALP at an extra cost of £60 - Highly recommended! 


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Civil court procedures and its duties.

Skills and principles required to carry out solicitors' instructions.



How to analyse a case file and extract relevant information.

How to prepare and present an application before a District Judge in chambers.




How to take notes in court during trials or hearings.

The duties involved in assisting barristers during criminal trials

How to take statements from witnesses.




Attending an Employment Tribunal including looking at a specific case study

The differences between attending court and a Tribunal



The Royal Courts of Justice Tour

Optional - Day out of class which includes a tour of parts of the Inner Temple and Middle Temple as well as experiencing the Labyrinth that is the Royal Courts of Justice and learn how to find your way round this amazing place. Landmarks of 'Legal London' will be pointed out by a very experienced Guide. For further information on this please use this link

Additional fee of £12





We've been training Paralegals for over 20 years and helping our graduates excel in their careers




• Complement your academic studies with practical skills 

• Build confidence to apply for Freelance Positions whilst you study 

• Broaden your CV with an accredited course




• Boost your core skills and learn new techniques to improve your productivity

• Increase knowledge in the Legal Sector to open new employment opportunities




 Build practical skills needed to work in the Legal Sector

• Gain valuable insight into the role of a Paralegal 

• Open up new employment opportunities in a variety of work environments


• Learn about the English Legal System and procedures in the UK




  Our course requires no previous knowledge in the Legal Sector.

Using extracts from personal experiences and real case studies, the course offers a detailed look practical skills needed when working as a paralegal.







Amanda Hamiliton 

CEO National Association of Licensed Paralegals

Managing Director AH Paralegal


After graduating from my Law Degree in 1982, I started working as a paralegal within an international law firm in London's West End. I quickly found there were practical skills I needed to excell at my job. 

This course focuses on the practical skills you'll need to perform your duties and will build your confidence to go freelance.

Alongside tutoring, I run and manage NALP Training and NALP Membership body, avodocating for its members and getting paralegals recongnised for the work that they do.

If you have any questions about the course, please do get in touch. I'd be happy to help! 


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I have recently completed the Paralegal Training and found the course both informative and enjoyable.The contents of the course are well explained and the format of using the online tutorials in conjunction with the written materials makes it easy to follow and provides the learner with a well-rounded knowledge.


The course covers all of the aspects of Paralegal work and the freelance documents provided on completion of the course are most useful. I would very much recommend this course. 







  • You will be required to take comprehensive notes as part of your training. Participants must have a good command of written and spoken English.
  • Overseas students within the EC should have CEFR Level B1 proficiency in both written and spoken English or equivalent.
  • Students must be 18+


Please read our terms and conditions before enrolling - T&C