FOR PARALEGAL STUDENTS ONLY:
Students that have their ND in Paralegal Studies are qualified to gain direct entry admission into any university of choice at 200 level for law degree programmes or other related courses.
NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
Recently, the National Open University of Nigeria joined other institutions to accept the AMBATECH National Diploma in Paralegal Studies for direct entry into second year – LL.B Law of their University. It is a welcome development.
Paralegals are found in all types of organizations, but most are employed by
- Law Firms
- Corporate organizations
- Government offices and the judiciary
- Gateway to a law degree
Paralegals analyze legal materials for internal use; maintain reference files; conduct research for agency hearing. They prepare informative or explanatory materials on law, agency regulations etc.
Assist attorneys with employee contracts, shareholder agreements, stock-option plans and employee benefits
Government offices and the Judiciary
Paralegals identify appropriate laws, judicial decision, legal articles and other materials that are relevant to assigned cases. They maintain financial
Upon completion of the two-year programme, the paralegal shall be awarded National Diploma (ND) in Paralegal Studies… a national qualification accredited and acceptable by employers of labour and all tertiary institutions within and abroad.