CILEx Consultations

CILEx regularly responds to government consultations on behalf of its members.  CILEx members with practical experience and knowledge are invited to submit views for consideration in the CILEx response.  To add your views on any current papers click on the paper below.

If you know of any other current consultation papers affecting your area of practice, which you think raise important issues for CILEx members, please contact the Corporate Affairs Department at Kempston Manor, Kempston, Bedford MK42 7AB or telephone 01234 845708/764 or email

Current Consultations

Here is where members can keep up to date on active consultations, and contribute your own views.

If you are an CILEx member and would like to get involved, or have any views you would like to share, please contact our Corporate Affairs team at

  • Press Access to Skeleton Arguments

    Deadline: Tuesday, 16 June 2015 

    The Civil Procedure Rule Committee has set out for consultation a proposal that the CRP Practice Direction 52C be amended to place an obligation on legal representatives to an appeal before the Court of Appeal to bring two additional copies of their skeleton argument to the hearing of the appeal.
  • Law Commission - Enforcement of Family Financial Orders

    Deadline: Friday, 19 June 2015 

    The Law Commission consultation considers the various means by which court orders for financial provision on divorce or the dissolution of a civil partnership and orders concerning financial arrangements for children are enforced.


Deadline: Ongoing

As part of an on-going review, CILEx’s legal aid working party are to consider the impact of the Government’s legal aid changes, and are asking CILEx members to provide evidence from their experience that demonstrates the impact of the cuts.

Consultation Responses

You can access CILEx's responses to previous consultations (dating back to 2008) here.

Past Consultations

You can access an archive of consultations that CILEx has responsed to (dating back to 2008) here.