CILEx: Chartered Legal Executives

Chartered legal executives are often dubbed ‘the third arm of the law’. They are qualified lawyers, and to quote from the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) website: “The work of a Chartered Legal Executive is almost indistinguishable from the work of a solicitor.” The difference between the two professions is that legal executives can only do the work of a solicitor when supervised by a solicitor. 

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