Developing legal professionals of the future

We help thousands of people develop their career in law, and provide employers with outstanding specialist talent to build successful businesses.

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Build your career in law

As the legal sector evolves there’s a growing demand for a new kind of lawyer – a specialist lawyer. Trained differently and qualifying as specialists from the start, specialist lawyers are the future of law.

Thousands of highly skilled legal professionals are starting to transform the UK legal sector as CILEX Lawyers, and forging a rewarding career for themselves at the same time. You could become one of them.

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Benefits of qualifying with CILEX

  • Flexible routes to study: whether you’re new to law, already have some legal experience, or have a degree, you’ll enter your studies and qualifications at the right place for you.
  • Earn while you learn: if you choose to take a CILEX apprenticeship, you’ll start earning a salary with your employer from day one.
  • Gain in-demand skills: if you go onto become a CILEX Lawyer, you’ll be qualified and able to operate in your chosen areas at the same level as solicitors, providing employers with much needed specialist skills.
  • Choose your specialism: with CILEX you choose your specialist areas of study, allowing you to focus on areas you’re really interested in.
  • Join a community: of over 17,000 legal professionals providing peer support and professional networking with colleagues working in your practice area and at your member grade.
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