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
  • 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 2016
  • 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

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

You can request the wider wallet code by emailing membership@cilex.org.uk. The visit CILEx Wider Wallet website and register using the code. 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!

TOTUM Extra Discount Card

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

Depending on the type of TOTUM card you want, you may need an activation code to purchase your card, contact CILEx at membership@cilex.org.uk for your code.

Oxford University Press Member Discount

As a CILEx member you can save 25% on all Oxford University Press books at www.oup.com/uk. Enter the promotion code: WEBXSTU80 at the checkout to receive your discount. 

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