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Trading names:
CILEx Law School

About this provider

CILEx Law School is an award-winning provider of legal apprenticeships (Training Initiative of the Year, British Legal Awards 2012) and was short-listed for awards in 2016 by Legal Week, Halsbury, Modern Law and the Solicitors' Journal.

We've trained 250+ legal apprenticeships since 2013.

We have clients across England served by team of expert legal assessors and trainers who support employers & apprentices in the workplace.

Apprenticeships offered include:

  • Legal Admin: 18-21 mths
  • Bus Admin: 18-21 mths
  • Paralegal in property, civil lit, employment, family and private client: 2 yrs
  • CILEx: up to 5 yrs
  • Solicitor: 6 yrs (with City Law School).

We are wholly owned by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and are a not-for-profit organisation.

What employers are saying

Based on 34 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 14 out of 34 reviews
  • Good 19 out of 34 reviews
  • Poor 1 out of 34 reviews
  • Very poor 0 out of 34 reviews


  • Communication with employers (21)
  • Adapting to my needs (11)
  • Getting new apprentices started (11)
  • Improving apprentice skills (11)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (8)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (7)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (6)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (4)
  • Training facilities (4)

Things to improve

  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (14)
  • Communication with employers (8)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (3)
  • Adapting to my needs (2)
  • Getting new apprentices started (2)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (2)
  • Improving apprentice skills (1)

7 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Business and Administration Framework 2 Details
Chartered legal executive Standard 6 Details
Civil Litigation Framework 3 Details
Employment Practice Framework 3 Details
Legal Administration Framework 2 Details
Paralegal Standard 3 Details
Solicitor Standard 7 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01234 844300

Annual survey results

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Source: FE Choices

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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