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When new or potential clients enquire about your services, they want to be confident that you can help them. NALP’s Licence to Practise can help you assure them and, in turn, win more business.
NALP’s Licence to Practise shows your clients that you:
For just £100 a year, make yourself stand out from the competition!
NALP is a self-regulatory body for its members and as such we offer members the opportunity to apply for a ‘NALP Licence to Practise’.
N.B. NALP cannot grant you a Licence to Practise if you are operating as an Immigration Adviser or wish to practise conveyancing. Please revert to the OISC (Office of Immigration Services Commissioner) for the former and the CLC (Council for Licenced Conveyancers) for the latter.
1. being either an Associate NALP member (A.NALP), a Graduate (Grad.NALP), a NALP Fellow (F.NALP) or a NALP Principal Fellow (PF.NALP) with a minimum of 3 years experience and competency in the area(s) of law in which you wish to practise,
2. providing evidence of such experience and competency in the form of qualifications and letters of reference from employers or clients (the burden lies with applicants to provide this)
3. have Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) in place prior to making the application – we now have a specialised broker waiting to give you a quotation – see how to get a quote: Professional Indemnity Company
The cost of making an application for a Licence is £100 and this is non-refundable, so please ensure that you have the appropriate evidence and fulfill the criteria before making the application.
Download an application for a NALP Licence to Practise here.
Pay the fee for a NALP Licence to Practise here.
Licences are renewed annually and will only be granted if you have fullfilled your 12 hours CPD and provide evidence of this. Check out the NALP Centres that offer CPD accredited courses. If you are unsure what will be accepted as CPD, then please contact us either by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 020 7112 8034