Membership benefits

Membership Benefits

About CILEx membership

CILEx membership is a mark of credibility and accountability. It demonstrates to clients and employers your commitment to excellence, with the reassurance that all members are regulated independently, which means that you will stand apart from other non-regulated paralegals and be expected to uphold the CILEx Code of Conduct.

CILEx members receive the award-winning, monthly CILEx Journal magazine, which includes up-to-date information on events, legal news, a digest of recent court decisions, legal vacancies and much more. Members also have access to a broad range of discounted services.

Reasons to join

In an ever changing legal sector, it is more important than ever for you to stay connected. Join our membership to maintain access to up to date practice support, a wide portfolio of tailored law and legal practice qualifications, professional and career development guidance and access to CPD resources.

  • Our membership services aim to provide all of our members with the support they need to have a successful career in law
  • Raise your professional profile (with colleagues, peers employers, clients)
  • Recognition via CILEx Annual Awards for yourself and your firm
  • Receive relevant sector updates from our weekly CILEx newsletter
  • Broaden your professional network by joining your regional CILEx branch.
  • Receive quality assured training and assessment
  • Access to bespoke career development guidance and professional development opportunities with exclusive member access to myCareer, providing you with professional development resources and tools like CV and cover letter builders, interview simulators, and access to 150 employability skills courses and a job search engine to help you secure qualifying employment in the legal sector. To access myCareer please login to myCILEx.
  • As a CILEx member you can save 20% on all Oxford University Press books at www.oup.com/uk click here for promotion code to receive your discount
  • Access to the CILEx Benevolent Fund a registered charity since 1960, can be applied for by any CILEx member facing difficult financial times.
  • Online register of legal vacancies
  • Access to LawCare, a free and confidential health advisory service
  • Access to new member benefits being introduced in 2017
  • Access to CPD, professional networking and career development seminars
  • Invitation to attend annual graduation ceremony, upon achievement of the necessary membership grade
  • Entitled to use the designatory letters (FCILEx – Fellows, GCILEx – Graduate members, ACILEx – Associate members)
  • As a practising Fellow of The Chartered Institute you will feature on our Practitioners Directory. A free promotional tool which could bring new business your way.

Exclusive products and services

myCareer

myCareer

CILEx members have exclusive access to myCareer a member benefit that will provide you with professional development resources and tools like CV and cover letter builders, interview simulators, and access to 150 employability skills courses and a job search engine to help you secure qualifying employment in the legal sector. These tools can also be a great way to help you update an old CV if you are thinking of changing jobs or moving to a different area of specialism. 

To explore how myCareer can help you to develop your CILEx career please log into your myCILEx account.  

Wider Wallet

All CILEx members have access to discounted products and services wider wallet on the CILEx Wider Wallet website. Wider Wallet brings together a wide range of national and local offers. So whether you'd like to save money at high-street stores, enjoy discounts on your supermarket shopping or splash out on a treat, there's something for everyone.

wider wallet

Visit the CILEx Wider Wallet website and register using the access code WW5768E. If you don’t have access to a computer you can still sign up by contacting the Wider Wallet team on 0800 612 7220 between 8am and 6pm weekdays.

Sign up free today and enjoy the benefits of a wider wallet!

NUS Extra Discount Card

All CILEx members can now apply for the NUS Extra discount card, buy now!

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For further information about CILEx membership call 01234 845777 or email membership@cilex.org.uk