Conveyancing Practice Rights

Conveyancing Practice Rights

We award conveyancing practice rights.

Qualification as a CILEx Conveyancing Practitioner 

We have a qualification scheme for you to become a CILEx Conveyancing Practitioner. 

You can qualify to become a CILEx Conveyancing Practitioner if you can demonstrate your competence in conveyancing work. The qualification scheme enables you to provide conveyancing services through a regulated entity. The application for the rights is not linked to any grade of CILEx membership. Therefore, you do not have to be a CILEx member to make an application. If you are a CILEx member, you may make an application whatever your grade of membership.

The application process

There is an application form that you must complete. We have also published a Conveyancing Practice Rights Handbook and rules to help you complete the form. The application form has been designed to enable you to demonstrate your competence in conveyancing in terms of: 

  The application process has been designed to enable you to demonstrate your competence in conveyancing.  Competence requires you to demonstrate your:

  • Knowledge in conveyancing practice and in land law.
  • Skills in client care, legal research and conveyancing.
  • Experience in conveyancing.
You must provide conveyancing services through a regulated entity. We are a regulator of entities. If you want to seek regulation of your entity by us you must also demonstrate competence in practice management and accounts. See our Applying to be Regulated page for more details.

DBS Check

All applicants for independent Practice Rights are required to complete a new Standard DBS check for CILEx Regulation. Further details for obtaining the check can be found here.

Fees

The non-refundable fee for this application is £450.

For further information call our Practice Rights Team on +44 (0)1234 845770 or email practicerights@cilex.org.uk.

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