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Government response to Lammy review a ‘missed opportunity’

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) has expressed disappointment that no new action has been announced to improve the diversity of the judiciary in the Government’s response to the Lammy Review.

December 19th, 2017 | Comments Off on Government response to Lammy review a ‘missed opportunity’

CILEx President recognised with UK Diversity Legal Award

Millicent Grant, President of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), has been acknowledged with Black Solicitors Network (BSN) Lawyer of the Year at the UK Diversity Legal Awards ceremony.

December 1st, 2017 | Comments Off on CILEx President recognised with UK Diversity Legal Award

Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd becomes a CILEx Honorary Vice-President

Former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd has been made an honorary Vice-President of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) in recognition of his support of and close association with the Institute.

November 30th, 2017 | Comments Off on Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd becomes a CILEx Honorary Vice-President

Law firms, legal executives and licensed conveyancers join forces to lobby for leasehold reform

A new property law alliance, the Legal Sector Group, has written to the government with a detailed set of proposals on leasehold reform. It brings together the Conveyancing Association, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, the Society of Licensed Conveyancers and the Bold Legal Group. The Law Society has decided not to join.

June 21st, 2017 | No Comments »

CILEx lobbies peers’ committee for judicial diversity

CILEx vice-president Millicent Grant gave evidence to the House of Lords Constitution Committee in March during an inquiry on judicial appointments.

April 28th, 2017 | Comments Off on CILEx lobbies peers’ committee for judicial diversity

The Government Legal Department: career opportunities for Chartered Legal Executives

The Government Legal Department – the government’s principal legal advisers – provides advice to most central government departments, including the Ministry of Justice and Home Office.

April 24th, 2017 | Comments Off on The Government Legal Department: career opportunities for Chartered Legal Executives

Proposals to modernise the home-moving process

The CA’s white paper, Modernising the home moving process, sets out the results of the association’s research and consultations with conveyancing stakeholders across the industry, in the UK and abroad, to identify the constraints in the home-moving process and the solutions employed in other jurisdictions as well as the CA’s own vision of how a future technology supported process could operate.

April 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Proposals to modernise the home-moving process

The Citizens Advice Witness Service: supporting witnesses in criminal cases

The Citizens Advice Witness Service provides a vital facility offering free and independent support for witnesses in every criminal court across England and Wales

April 6th, 2017 | No Comments »

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association for over 20,000 Chartered Legal Executive lawyers, paralegals and other legal practitioners in England and Wales. All members are regulated by CILEx Regulation Limited. CILEx provides education, training and the development of skills for its members, and those who wish to become more proficient […]

February 3rd, 2017 | Comments Off on The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)

Mixed response to LSB’s plan for regulatory overhaul, with Falconer calling for focus on unmet legal need instead

Reactions from key legal services industry bodies to the Legal Services Board’s blueprint for radical form of legal regulation have ranged from enthusiastic welcome to anger at its timing, while the politician who introduced the Legal Services Act 2007 said tackling unmet legal need was more of a priority.

September 14th, 2016 | No Comments »