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First legal executives granted historic independent practice rights

A member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives who specialises in conveyancing has become the first to receive independent practice rights. A probate specialist and a legal executive who runs his own immigration firm were also granted independent rights.

March 30th, 2015 | No Comments »

Parliament gives green light to open up probate and conveyancing rights

The House of Lords yesterday gave the final go-ahead for chartered legal executives and others with appropriate expertise to offer probate and conveyancing services without the supervision of solicitors.

October 24th, 2014 | No Comments »

Lack of parliamentary time set to delay independent practice rights for legal executives

There may be a delay in giving the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) the power to grant the rights to conduct reserved probate and conveyancing work, it has emerged.

July 3rd, 2014 | No Comments »

New CILEx president: give us independent practice rights

The absence of independent practice rights for chartered legal executives has created a series of “absurdities” and there is no sensible reason to deny those rights, the incoming president of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives has claimed.

July 11th, 2012 | 1 Comment »