Our priority within our business plan for 2018/19 is option number 3. We will report on this piece of work in 2019.
1892 First recorded meeting of 291 managing clerks at The Girdlers Hall, City of London.
1928 Solicitors Managing Clerks Association incorporated to regulate and shape a career structure for this branch of the legal profession.
1963 Creation of the “Institute of Legal Executives” and the new type of lawyer, a “Legal Executive”.
2007 CILEx was recognised as an Approved Regulator under the Legal Services Act.
2008 CILEx Regulation, previously ILEX Professional Standards, was established as the independent frontline regulator for CILEx.
2012 The Institute gained Chartership and became the “Chartered Institute of Legal Executives”, or CILEx, now a major legal association serving around 20,000 members.
“When I was asked to come and give a speech at this event, I jumped at the chance. The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives is an organisation that is close to my heart for one very simple reason; it provides a route into the legal profession and, increasingly, the judiciary, to people from non-traditional backgrounds.”
HHJ Jinder Singh Boora, Crown Court Circuit Judge,
Speaking at CILEx’s 2017 Graduation and Admission Ceremonies
“On flexible entry routes, CILEx continues to provide an important pathway to qualification as a lawyer for those who have not been to university.”
The Social Mobility & Child Poverty Commission “State of the Nation” report in 2013