Experience: Am I ready?

Have you been working in Probate practice for at least five years?

You need five years’ experience to apply under this scheme.

Experience: Am I ready?

Have you got at least two years' current experience with Graduate membership status?

You need to be able to demonstrate at least two years' current experience under this scheme and one year as a Graduate.

Experience Portfolio

Do you have Level 6 Wills & Succession and Level 6 Probate Practice or equivalent exams?

Complete five Knowledge Portfolios. You are exempt from the three Experience Portfolios.
(1) You need to submit three Experience Portfolios. (Explanation of three cases in the last two years to demonstrate your knowledge and breadth of experience in Probate Practice and Wills & Succession.) (2) Cover a range of the Experience Learning Outcomes, below. (3) Answer the questions in the Experience Portfolio Template, below.


Experience Examples

You’ll need to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • obtaining or opposing a grant of representation
  • making, altering or revoking a will
  • taking full instructions from a testator, providing advice and preparing a will
  • law and practice in relation to the administration of a deceased’s estate