Adding to your CLC Licence

Guidance for CLC Lawyers

Licensed Conveyancers

Licensed Conveyancers wishing to apply to the CLC for a Probate Licence:

  • (a) are NOT required to pass the Diploma in Probate Law and Practice Level 4, but
  • (b) must complete the following two units in the Diploma in Probate Law and Practice, Level 6 (which will be separately certificated by SQA)
  • Unit 1: Wills, Succession and Grants of Representation; AND
  • Unit 2: Administration of Estates

Licenced Conveyancers will be exempt from the requirement to complete Unit 3: Managing Client and Office Accounts (Probate) on the basis of having already achieved the CLC Final Accounts course and/or Managing Client and Office Accounts (Conveyancing).

Licensed Probate Practitioners

Licensed Probate Practitioners wishing to apply for a Conveyancing Licence:

  • (a) are NOT required to pass the Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice Level 4, but
  • (b) must complete the following two units in the Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice, Level 6 (which will be separately certificated by SQA):
  • Unit 1: Landlord and Tenant; AND
  • Unit 2: Conveyancing Law and Practice

Licensed Probate Practitioners will be exempt from the requirement to complete Unit 3: Managing Client and Office Accounts (Conveyancing) on the basis of having already achieved the CLC Final Accounts course and/or Managing Client and Office Accounts (Probate).

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