CILEx Assessors

CILEx Assessors

CILEx offers a unique route to a legal career and becoming a qualified lawyer without a requirement to have a law degree, although law graduates and graduates with non-law degrees can also qualify as a lawyer through the CILEx route. Entry is accessible to those holding a variety of qualification levels.

The CILEx route is the ideal way to obtain a law qualification for school leavers, graduates, legal support staff, mature students and those who already have family commitments.

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) represents its 20,000 members and lobbies for change and improvements to the legal system on behalf of its members.

Typically those studying through CILEx receive on-the-job training in solicitors’ offices or legal departments, whilst also attending classes in law and practice at one of our 80 accredited academic institutions or via distance learning.

CILEx is committed to providing high quality assessment materials for our candidates.

Our aim is to ensure that we engage first class assessors to work with us, to provide robust qualifications which meet the requirements of the subject and its learners.

Our assessors

Our assessors cover a range of qualifications in law and legal practice from A-level to honours degree standard.

Find out if you qualify to be an assessor for CILEx.

Subject Areas

The subject areas we assess are listed below. We have also provided a link to the unit specification and past papers for the level and subject area you are interested in. The unit specification is one of the key documents an assessor is required to be familiar with and to refer to when creating, revising or scrutinising assessment materials. It is the measuring stick that CILEx uses to assess candidates knowledge, understanding and skills, as such you are encouraged to use the link to relevant unit spec.  You will also find it useful to have a look at past question papers. These will provide you with some insight into the content our question paper structure and requirements.  You can use these links to access the Unit Specifications (L3 & L6) and Past Papers.

Level 3

Unit 1 - Introduction to Law and Practice Law 
Unit 2 - Contract Law Law
Unit 3 - Criminal Law
Law
Unit 4 - Land Law
Law 
Unit 5 - Law of Tort Law
Unit 6 - Employment Law Law
Unit 7 - Family Law Law
Unit 8 - Law of Wills and Succession
Law
Unit 9 - Civil Litigation
Practice
Unit 10 - Conveyancing
Practice
Unit 11 – Criminal Litigation
Practice
Unit 12 - The Practice of Family Law
Practice
Unit 13 - The Practice of Employment Law Practice
Unit 14 - Probate Practice
Practice
Unit 15 - The Practice of Law for the Elderly Client
Practice
Unit 18 - The Practice of Child Care Law
Practice
Unit 19 - Residential and Commercial Leasehold Conveyancing  Practice

Level 6

Unit 1 - Company and Partnership Law
Law
Unit 2 - Contract Law
Law
Unit 3 - Criminal Law
Law
Unit 4 - Employment Law
Law
Unit 5 - Equity and Trusts
Law
Unit 6 - European Union Law
Law
Unit 7 - Family Law
Law
Unit 8 - Immigration Law
Law
Unit 9 - Land Law
Law
Unit 10 - Landlord and Tenant Law
Law 
Unit 12 - Public Law
Law
Unit 13 - Law of Tort
Law
Unit 14 - Law of Wills and Succession
Law
Unit 15 - Civil Litigation
Practice
Unit 16 - The Practice of Company and Partnership Law
Practice
Unit 17 - Conveyancing
Practice
Unit 18 - Criminal Litigation
Practice
Unit 19 - The Practice of Employment Law
Practice
Unit 20 - The Practice of Family Law Practice
Unit 21 - Probate Practice Practice

Tech Level

CILEx is also offering a new qualification for 16+ year olds from September 2016, to be offered in schools and colleges - the Level 3 Diploma in Law and Legal Skills. 

We are recruiting Assessors for this qualification. Please find further information relating to the qualification and the unit specifications here.

Unit 1 - Introduction to Law and the Legal System in England and Wales
 Externally assessed examination– multiple choice
Unit 2 - Practical Legal Skills Aspects of unit 2 will be assessed through the formative assessments for units 3, 4, 5 and 6 and through the synoptic assessment, which underpins the entire qualification.
Unit 3 - Law of Contract Externally assessed examination
Unit 4 - Tort Law Externally assessed examination
Unit 5 - Law of Crime
Externally assessed examination
Unit 6 - Land and Property Law  
Externally assessed examination
Synoptic Assessment The synoptic assessment will take place at the end of the qualification. The assessment will draw together the knowledge and skills that learners have developed over their two years of study.

How to register an interest in becoming a CILEx Assessor

CILEx is required to consistently maintain standards and to produce assessment materials which are reliable and valid. The role of our assessors is key to our achieving this and we are reliant on our assessors to help us meet these requirements.

When you have read the details of assessor roles and you are interested in becoming a CILEx assessor, please complete the assessor role form and email it to: assessor@cilex.org.uk

Emails received without a completed assessor role form will not be accepted.

You will receive an automated response to confirm receipt of your completed assessor form. A member of the CILEx assessment team will contact you should an opportunity for the role and subject area you expressed an interest in be available. 
We are always looking for assessors, should there be no immediate vacancy we will keep your form on file for up to 6 months and review it regularly. 

If we consider that your expertise may be used in a different role to that which you have indicated we would like to contact you to discuss your suitability of an alternative role.