Principal fellow membership

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Must have relevant legal qualifications and at least 5 years’ experience or via the experiential route, at least 10 years’ relevant legal experience and are working in-house in law firms or companies. Principal Fellow Criteria Please ensure that you fulfill the eligibility criteria for this level of membership before applying PLEASE NOTE: PF renewal requires 12 […]

Fellow (route 2) membership

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Route 2: Experiential Route The experiential route requires a minimum 5 years relevant legal experience. Applicants should provide proof by way of reference letters. The experiential route is available for those who may not have a Level 6+ legal qualification but who have considerable relevant work experience. This route requires a written submission that clearly […]

Fellow (route 1) membership

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Route 1 Fellowship Membership Entry Eligibility Level 6 relevant legal qualification eg LLB, BA Law, GDL, LPC or BPTC + and proof that you have relevant legal experience of at least 3 years – NB. A reference will be sought from your employer. If you are not eligible for the above route, then Route 2 […]

Graduate membership

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LLB or BA Law or Joint Law Degree, Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), Legal Practice Course, Bar Professional Training Course or Level 7 Diploma in Paralegal Practice – without experience

Associate membership

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Minimum Level 3 appropriate law related certificate/diploma, A’ Level Law OR minimum of 3 years’ relevant legal experience NB to gain a Licence to Practise you should have both qualification (as above) and minimum 3 years’ relevant legal experience Definition of Relevant Legal Experience Current Associates, if you have 5 years relevant legal experience, have you thought about […]

Affiliate membership

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Affiliate membership is available for anyone without relevant legal experience or qualifications or students. Also available for those who have studied law in another jurisdiction but who have not covered the English Common Law, and who have no legal experience in England & Wales. Those enrolling for the following courses have their first year’s membership […]

Legal secretaries membership

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Available for anyone who has a Legal Secretary Diploma from ILSPA or CiLex. If you have a diploma from another provider, please get in touch to discuss this.