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Chartered legal executive

Providing legal services to clients and colleagues.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
60 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Candidates will usually have 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent) including English language or English literature.

What apprentices will learn
  • business and ethics in law
  • commercial awareness and finance
  • risk and compliance
  • technical legal knowledge
  • research skills
  • drafting legal documentation accurately
  • data and file management
  • providing legal advice
  • Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice
  • CILEx Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).
Professional registration

Apprentices will be registered members of CILEx during their apprenticeship.


End Point Assessment

View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) 01234 845706