ANAD number
  • ΠΟ12210
Title of Qualification:
  • Level 3 UNIT 30 INTRODUCTION TO LAW FOR PARALEGALS (Certificate in Paralegal Practice)
Summary of Qualification:
  • The course gives the student an intermediate understanding of paralegal studies. The course is practical and aims to teach students the skills required of paralegals in the UK
Accrediting Body:
  • National Association of Licensed Paralegals, UK

Length of Study:
  • UNIT 30 INTRODUCTION TO LAW FOR PARALEGALS: 11 lessons over 11 weeks.
  • 33 hours in total
Students will require a further 19 weeks (19 lessons to be split between the following 3 modules – which must be completed in order to gain the Certificate in Paralegal Practice from NALP:
  1. UNIT 31: LEGAL ETHICS FOR PARALEGALS
  2. UNIT 33 CIVIL LITIGATION FOR PARALEGALS
  3. UNIT 35 – COMMERCIAL LAW FOR PARALEGALS
Dates & Hours:
  • 1 evening class of 3 hours per week
  • Students can choose to study on the following dates:
    • Monday’s 6 p.m. -9p.m - ANAD FUNDED + NON ANAD FUNDED
      • starting on 30/09/2019 – 16/12/2019
    • Tuesdays 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. -NON ANAD FUNDED
      • starting on 1/10/2019 – 17/12/2019)
    • Saturdays 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. ANAD FUNDED + NON ANAD FUNDED
      • starting on 05/10/2019 – 21/12/2019
Course Content: 1. An introduction to Law for Paralegals:
  • Introduction to the common law system
  • The English and Cypriot legal system
  • The principles of contract law
  • The principles of tort law

The three other modules required to gain the certificate which will be funded in 2020 will be:

2. Legal Ethics and Responsibilities – 18 hours
  • Compliance
  • Due diligencev English standards of risk assessment and compliance in practice and how these standards can be applied in Cyprus.

3. Commercial Law – 18 hours

  • Incorporation
  • Company structures
  • Partnerships
  • Company law principles
  • Intellectual Property Law

4. Civil Litigation – 18 hours

  • Preparing a case
  • Filing a case at court
  • Litigation
  • Enforcement 

* To achieve the Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice students must complete all four of the above modules

* Students are also given the option of studying a further two modules in order to turn the certificate to a ‘Level 3 Diploma in Paralegal Practice’

Students have the option of the following modules:

  1. Criminal Litigation
  2. Conveyancing
  3. Wills and Succession
  4. Employment law
Language of Instruction:
  • English
  • Greek translations of important legal terminology are also provided
Assessment:
  • All modules are assessed by coursework
Course Fee: ANAD FUNDING:
  • 650 euros in total (FOR UNIT 30)
  • The student ‘s employer will pay 254 euros in Total – ANAD will pay the rest
  • This cost covers all teaching materials and the full cost of UNIT 30
  • Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheque or cash.


Total cost pending ANAD accreditation for the rest of the modules is:

  • UNIT 31: 400 (employer contribution: 184euros – ANAD pays the rest)
  • UNIT 33: 400 (employer contribution: 184euros- ANAD pays the rest)
  • UNIT 35: 400 (employer contribution: 184euros - ANAD pays the rest)

In the unlikely event that funding is not secured for you for the above three modules the student will pay a discounted amount of 850 euros over 6 months (around 142 per month) to complete all three Units and achieve the certificate.


NON ANAD FUNDING

  • Discounted price of 1500 euros in total payable over 10 instalments of 150 euros per month.
  • The above cost will cover all 4 of the above modules
  • This cost covers all teaching materials
  • Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheque or cash.
Admission Requirements:
  • Students must have completed the Level 2 Award in Cyprus Paralegal Studies OR
  • Show that they have adequate previous legal experience OR
  • Have previous experience of Higher Education in any field.
Ongoing Career Progression:
  • Students become Affiliate Members of the National Association of Licensed Paralegals in the UK.
  • Students are able to change their email signature to reflect their professional status
Application Procedure:
Application Deadline:
  • September 26th 2019

Contact Us

For more information about any of our courses or for details of enrolment please contact us:

Address: 6A and 6B Nikkou Pattichi Street, Limassol, Cyprus 

Telephone: (+357) 99144656 
Facebook: Private Institute of Law

Email: info@privateinstitutelaw.com
Website: www.privateinstituteoflaw.com

New Course Dates

  • 02/10/2019 & 20/11/2019

    02/10/2019 & 20/11/2019

    Contract and Legal Document Drafting

  • 30/09/2019, 1/10/2019 & 05/10/2019

    30/09/2019, 1/10/2019 & 05/10/2019

    Level 3 Certificate in Paralegal Practice 

  • 27/09/2019

    27/09/2019

    Level 2 Award in Cyprus Paralegal Studies

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