The new rules came into effect from 16 June 2021.

The transitional arrangements to enable those studying the CILEX qualifications to qualify under the legacy Fellowship rules are as follows:

16 June 2021 

New Authorisation Rules come into force

November 2023

Level 3 legacy units end

November 2026

Level 6 legacy units end

31 December 2028

Work Based Learning rules end

The existing rules and standards will end on 31 December 2028, after this date you will no longer be able to qualify as a Chartered Legal Executive using the Fellowship Rules.

Once the legacy CILEx units are ended there will remain a route through to authorisation for those with legacy units using the new CILEx professional qualification modules, you will need to contact CILEX to discuss this option.