Fellows, APs, Legal Accounts

Fellows, Associate Prosecutors and Legal Accounts Executives CPD Guide 

2016/17 CPD Requirements

You must

  • Undertake CPD activities leading to a minimum of 9 CPD entries, with at least 1 entry in professionalism.

  • Log your CPD onto myCILEx by 30 September 2017. 

  • All CILEx Advocates must ensure that 2 of their 9 entries are undertaken in advocacy skills

    Entries-based CPD

  • Entries can be from planned or unplanned activities (with a minimum of 5 planned entries for the year), This page will provide more information.

  • All planned entries should follow the ‘CPD cycle’: you will need to reflect, plan, act and evaluate.

  • Evidence will need to be retained for 2 years to show that you have been through the CPD cycle for each entry.

  • Unplanned activities will need to be evaluated; you will need to retain evidence that you have undertaken the activity in case your record is called for sampling.

    Professionalism CPD

  • Your professionalism CPD should be an activity that maintains or develops your professional knowledge or skills.

  • It can be logged as an ‘entry’ on myCILEx.

  • You will need to retain evidence for 2 years that you have been through the CPD cycle and that you have undertaken the activity for your professionalism entry.

  • For information on how to complete your CPD Professionalism, please click here.

  • You should retain all evidence for a minimum of 2 years in case your record is called for sampling.

  • We have provided some examples of the type of information you should retain. Click here to view these documents.


    These will need to be requested by contacting CILEx Regulation, on the basis that you

  • Have been absent from employment for at least 6 months of the CPD year; and

  • Can supply evidence to support your request.

  • Extensions

  • If you cannot submit your CPD by the 30 September deadline you will need to contact CILEx Regulation, requesting an extension of time to complete your CPD. This request must be received in writing by 31 August.

    If you have any queries regarding your CPD requirements mail membership@cilex.org.uk