The new standards are defined by specialist pathway in the following areas:
- Dispute Resolution (Civil Litigation)
- Criminal Litigation
- Family Litigation
The rules and requirements for each of the specialist pathways can be found here.
How we will assess applications against the new requirements
|Knowledge||We will check your academic qualifications.|
|Experience||We will assess your experience through submission of a qualifying employment application form (here).|
|Competence||We will assess your competence through the submission of a portfolio of evidence.|
|References and conduct||We will ask you to provide a reference from your employer and you will be required to complete a conduct declaration and standard DBS.|
|If you specialise in litigation and advocacy||You will need to complete a six-day course and assessment.|
If you are currently studying for CILEX authorisation, the transitional arrangements can be found here.