What is the difference between a paralegal and a conveyancer?
Paralegals cannot conduct your case and are unable to file documents at court or make applications on your behalf. However, paralegals can assist a litigant in person. It is possible for a paralegal to do this, but they must be Licensed by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
What’s the difference between a paralegal and a lawyer?
A lawyer is someone who has studied law and has the authority and qualification to practice it whereas a paralegal can work for an attorney but cannot practice law. Paralegals can research cases, file documents and help prepare legal reports for the lawyer they work for.
Can a paralegal do conveyancing?
SCOPE OF ACCREDITED PARALEGALS COMPETENCE
The paralegal should be able to progress a Residential Conveyancing transaction, whether acting for purchaser, seller, and/or secured lender, from taking client’s initial instructions through to completion and registration of title.