Case Studies

Our case studies section is packed with short videos and interviews with CILEx lawyers, industry commentators and regulated professionals who want to share their stories with you. If you'd like to tell Regulation Matters your story, let us know!

Evie Elsbury tells us about her alternative route to success

05.02.20

To mark National Apprenticeship Week, Evie shares her experiences and reflections on being the first Chartered Legal Executive to qualify through the new apprenticeship standard route. The Chartered Legal Executive Apprenticeship Standard was approved for delivery in 2016. The new standards were written by employer-led groups and focus on developing the skills, knowledge and behaviours required for a specific occupation, rather than achieving qualifications.

Starting my own firm was too good an opportunity to miss

11.12.19

Holland Family Law is a thriving firm based in Leicester. Currently the only CILEx-regulated family law firm in the UK, it's part of a growing community choosing to start up with CILEx Regulation. Founder and director Claire Holland describes her journey so far.

Going above and beyond to support vulnerable clients

11.11.19

Kelly Duke, owner of Argo Life & Legacy, describes her firm's above-and-beyond approach to meeting the needs of vulnerable clients

Why an ABS? Because good people, diverse skill sets and different backgrounds build capability and drive growth

11.11.19

Barbara Hamilton-Bruce, Head of Client Operations at Simmons Wavelength Limited, explores the real value of an ABS

Two solicitors. An experienced litigator. One dynamic new firm

30.09.19

Jamie wanted to be an astronaut, Sylvia wanted to be a fashion designer and Patrick thought he might want to be a joiner. But after successful careers in the law, in early 2019 they opened the doors of their new firm, BCM Law, based in Stockport. Here’s their story.

A career in law: aspirations and achievements

29.08.19

Emma Johnson, Chartered Legal Executive Advocate, shares details of her CILEx distance-learning studies, Advocacy training, and what's next for her career...

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