CLE and Probate Practice Rights joint application

Become an authorised Chartered Legal Executive AND Probate Practitioner using this single application

Benefits to you

  • Become an Authorised Person and qualified lawyer; practise probate and sign forms and documents in your own right
  • Single application fee of £450 (saving up to £370)
  • No more exams*
  • Gain eligibility to apply to run your own firm**
  • On-hand support with a dedicated advisor to support you through the process, as outlined below

To find out how you can take advantage of these opportunities now, please contact the Practitioner team:

*Subject to eligibility. Portfolio submission for assessment required
**Subject to Practice Management and Accounts assessment 

Application process


Check your eligibility using the Am I Ready tools:


If eligible, gather the documents from three-four case files. Then, identify the evidence you have from the Practice Rights Evidence Requirements


  • Use the Outcomes Matrix to meet both the WBL and Probate Outcomes
  • Use this to find the Guidance for the Outcome


Complete the Skills Logbook Sheet using the Outcome Guidance to meet the Outcome sufficiently


Complete three Experience Portfolios to demonstrate your knowledge and breadth of experience in Probate


  • Complete the Application Form
  • Post your: Application form, Experience Portfolios, Skills Logbook Sheets and Evidence, Employer Reference, Payment (£450)
  • To: CILEx Regulation, Room 301, Endeavour House, Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedford, MK45 4HS