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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
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.