CILEx Level 3 Diploma

CILEx Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice

The Level 3 Diploma forms the first academic stage in the process of becoming a Legal Executive Lawyer. You can study at your own pace, but the qualification should take you around two years to complete.

For the CILEx Level 3 Diploma choose your units from the table below in accordance with the rules for this qualification. To achieve the Diploma you must successfully complete 10 units from the suite of 17 units. However, if you have completed the Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice whilst working towards the Diploma, you will have already taken 5 units, so will only have a further 5 units to take in accordance with the qualification rules.

The 10 units taken to achieve the Level 3 Diploma must comply with the following rules:

1. You must take 7 mandatory units as follows:

Unit 1 Introduction to Law and Practice

Unit 2 Contract Law

Unit 3 Criminal Law

Unit 4 Land Law

Unit 5 Law of Tort

Unit 16 Client Care Skills

Unit 17 Legal Research Skills

2. You must take 3 other units – at least 2 of these units must be Practice units and the third unit can be either a Law unit or a Practice unit. These units are chosen from the suite of 17 units.

3. No Practice unit can be counted as achievement towards the Diploma without the linked Law unit being taken also.

 Unit 1              Introduction to Law and Practice

Unit 2              Contract Law

Unit 3              Criminal Law

Unit 4              Land Law

Unit 5              Law of Tort

Unit 6              Employment Law

Unit 7              Family Law

Unit 8              Law of Wills and Succession

Unit 9              Civil Litigation

Unit 10            Conveyancing

Unit 11            Criminal Litigation

Unit 12            The Practice of Family Law

Unit 13            The Practice of Employment Law

Unit 14            Probate Practice

Unit 15            The Practice of Law for the Elderly Client

Unit 16            Client Care Skills

Unit 17            Legal Research Skills

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