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Exemptions Table

Approved list of Exemptions

Qualification Achieved

Approved Exemption

Exemption Fee

AS Level in Law

Students who have achieved an AS Level in Law 

Level 3 Unit 1 Introduction to Law and Practice

£49

A2 Law (A level Law)

Students who have achieved a full A Level in Law 

Level 3 Unit 1 Introduction to Law and Practice

AND

up to two of the following units if they have been successfully examined:

Unit 2 Contract Law

Unit 3 Criminal Law

Unit 5 Law of Tort

Note: students claiming an exemption against any of these 3 units will have to demonstrate that all units of the A Level specification for that specific subject have been successfully completed.

£49 per unit

City & Guilds Level 2 Vocational Paralegal Studies Certificate 

Students who have achieved an overall Distinction in the City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Vocational Paralegal Studies 



achieve Level 3 Introduction to Law and Practice

Note: students must have achieved an overall distinction in three modules (which must include the two core modules The Legal Environment (Unit 1) and Legal Principles (Unit 2).

£49

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate/ Diploma in Legal Studies (Last registration 31/08/2012) 

Students who have achieved a Pass in the City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate/ Diploma in Legal Studies

Level 3 Introduction to Law and Practice

Note: students must have achieved a Pass in both Unit 201 The Legal Environment and Unit 202 Principles of Liability

£49

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate/ Diploma in Legal Studies (registration from 01/09/2012)

Students who have achieved a Pass in the City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate/ Diploma in Legal Studies


Level 3 Introduction to Law and Practice

£49

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Applied Law (registration from 01/09/2010)

Students who have achieved a Pass in Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Applied Law 


Level 3 Introduction to Law and Practice

£49

Qualifying Law Degree 

CPE / GDL / PGDL

Students who have achieved a qualifying (designated as qualifying by the SRA) law degree and plan to remain in the CILEx Associate Grade (ACILEx)


CILEx Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice

*Should any member wish to progress onto the CILEx Graduate Fast Track Diploma at a later date, they will be exempt from having to achieve the Law and Legal Research Skills units from the Level 6 Diploma in Law and Practice and a further exemption fees of £150 will be payable

£50

(£150 optional)*

Qualifying Law Degree

CPE / GDL / PGDL

Students who have achieved a qualifying (designated as qualifying by the SRA) law degree and wish to progress on to the CILEx Graduate Fast Track Diploma to qualify for Graduate Membership of CILEx (GCILEx)




Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice, and the Law units from the Level 6 Diploma in Law and Practice.

Note: students with a qualifying law degree seeking to use the Graduate Fast Track Diploma to gain access to membership of CILEx, it is a requirement that at least one of the Practice units attempted is in an area of law that was a constituent part of their law degree.

£200

Legal Practice Course (LPC)

Full exemption from the CILEx qualifications to become a Graduate Member of CILEx. For further details please contact our Membership Contact Centre: Tel +44 (0)1234 845777 or email: membership@cilex.org.uk

£660 

Includes: 

Registration Fee
First Year subscription Fee
Exemption Fee

Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)

(formerly the Bar Vocational Couse BVC)

Full exemption from CILEx qualifications to become a Graduate Member of CILEx. For further details please contact our Membership Contact Centre: Tel +44 (0)1234 845777 or email: membership@cilex.org.uk

£660 

Includes: 

Registration Fee
First Year subscription Fee
Exemption Fee