The Institute of Paralegal Training and Leadership Studies (IPLS) is registered as a private Company Limited by Guarantee (not-for-profit) training and development institute under the Laws of Ghana, particularly the Companies Act, 2019 (Act, 992). IPLS is governed by a Board of Directors. The Institute is certified by the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) as the TVET Provider as Competency Based Training (CBT) Trainer in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Paralegal and Leadership Studies. The Institute is globally recognised and accredited by the ADR International Register, a subsidiary of Global Network Group, an ISO ADR as a Professional ADR Training Institution in Ghana and beyond.
IPLS is dedicated to the development and promotion of the Alternative Dispute Resolution, Human Rights based approach to development, paralegal studies and capacity enhancement programmes in management and leadership Studies for both public and private sector practitioners.
IPLS also runs public sensitization programmes on conflict and peace management as our social responsibility religious and social groupings.
The institute was established in February, 2013 and was commissioned in June the same year. The institute’s governing council which is the highest decision-making body is made up of private Legal practitioners, ADR consultants, Management and leadership consultants.
IPLS is an indigenous professional institution committed to building and sustaining a reputation for quality intellectual discourse delivery in the Tertiary Education sector by providing relevant knowledge and skills that are progressive and cost-effective for our ever-growing client base. Our innovative and tailor-made approach to teaching and learning coupled with our comprehensive and results oriented teaching materials are indeed the cornerstone of our success in today’s competitive market. We are firmly established as a major link in the Tertiary education sector for the paralegal, leadership and entrepreneurial field and we strive to improve on our services in order to meet our students’ complex needs in a competitive global environment.