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All CILEx members are independently regulated by ILEX Professional Standards Limited (IPS). This reassures employers, clients and the public that they can trust CILEx members as safe, competent legal practitioners. 

IPS works closely with CILEx to ensure it carries out its work in accordance with the principles of good regulation: proportional, accountable, consistent, transparent and targeted.

IPS oversees the education, qualification and practice standards of Legal Executives and other CILEx members and promotes proper standards of professional and personal conduct.

IPS is led by a Board of Directors. The Board and staff of IPS are committed to proportionate and transparent regulation in accordance with the statutory objectives set out in the Legal Services Act 2007.