Why choose us

Why choose us

More than a thousand organisations are currently supporting staff members through distance learning courses with CILEx Law School. We have almost 550 apprentices on programme.

Our credentials

  • Thirty-five years’ experience in providing legal training to those employed in the legal sector
  • Specialists in distance learning, we have more than 4,000 students, most of whom are in full-time employment and/or not studying full time
  • Award-winning provider
  • Consistently outperforming the CILEx average pass rate in every exam session
  • Excellent figures for timely completion of apprenticeships
  • Recognised for supplier innovation, equality and diversity and legal education provider of the year in annual industry awards
  • An expert and customer service-oriented team

Our apprenticeship credentials

  • Listed in the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers
  • Delivering legal apprenticeships since they first became available in 2013
  • Award-winning provider for legal apprenticeship provision
  • National recognition for our apprenticeship recruitment programme
  • Almost 550 apprentices placed with client organisations
  • Our completion rate of 87% is well above national average of 67.7%
  • Our legal assessors and trainers are former lawyers who are all qualified assessors or teachers
  • Our apprenticeship recruitment team is made up of current and former apprentices who understand the system and can empathise with candidates extremely well

Our employer clients

Sponsoring employers include clients from every type of organisation where legal services are delivered:

  • Local, national and global law firms and ABSs using CILEx qualifications and legal apprenticeships to train their paralegals and lawyers of the future, with training tailored to the specialism required: personal injury, conveyancing, probate and private client, family matters and immigration. Find courses by type of legal work
  • In-house legal departments of commercial and charitable organisations, taking advantage of the flexibility of the CILEx qualifications to train staff in relevant areas of law and practice: contract, employment law, civil litigation, company and partnership law. Find out about our CILEx courses
  • In-house legal departments of local authorities training staff in areas relevant for their business: land law and conveyancing, leasehold conveyancing, child care law, contract and civil litigation. Find out about tailored training
  • Large public sector organisations developing staff knowledge in specific areas of law, for example our programme for Highways England in land law and conveyancing. Find out about our bespoke courses
  • Prosecutorial authorities training staff in criminal law and criminal procedure. Find out more about our courses for the public sector

What our apprenticeship clients say