CILEx Professional Diploma in Law and Practice, Level 3

Course overview

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives' Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice is a one year part-time course intended primarily for those who are employed by a full-time Solicitor in private practice or in a legal department of a local authority. It can also be taken by anyone with a general interest in the law.

Start dates for this course: January 2017 & September 2017

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course must have already successfully completed the CILEx Level 3 Certificate.

How will I be assessed?

All law units are assessed by a one-and-a-half hour examination. Civil Litigation is assessed by a one-and-a-half hour examination based on a case study, which is released to students approximately six weeks ahead of the examination.

What can I do next

On successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma, you can progress to the Level 6 qualifications.

Course Modules

Client Care Skills:
Requires the preparation of a portfolio of tasks relevant to client care, from preparing attendance notes to further correspondence.
An in depth exploration of the background to the conveyancing process in relation to freehold and leasehold residential transactions.
Civil Litigation:
An in depth exploration of the processes and rules governing civil litigation.

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Start Date
September 2018

Qualifications / Level
Level 3

Study Type
Part Time

Part-Time Days


St Wulstan's Worcester

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