Practical Experience for Conveyancing

The CLC asks ALL licence applicants to complete a Statement of Practical Experience. Submission of a certified statement evidences you have been in full or part-time, paid or unpaid employment assisting in the provision of conveyancing/probate services for at least 1200 chargeable hours; based on 25 supervised hours a week for 48 weeks, e.g… one year, supervised by “Authorised Person” i.e…, a licensed conveyancer, a solicitor or a FILEX who in either case is entitled to offer Conveyancing services directly to the public.

You will need to demonstrate:-

  • technical processes have been completed competently; and
  • you act in a professional, principled manner as per the CLC Code-of-Conduct requirements.
  • that your practical experience meets requirements of CLC Student-Training-Framework

The CLC may as part of its standard application checks speak with Authorised Persons who have verified documentation. The form should be returned to the CLC as part of your application for a first licence.

All licence applicants must provide a certified Statement of Practical Experience relevant to the licence they are applying for i.e… conveyancing or probate.

Statements must be certified within the two year period prior to the date of submission of your application.

FAQ’s on Practical Experience
Frequently asked questions on practical experience.

Statement of Practical Experience
You will need to submit this document with your application for your first qualifying licence as certified evidence of your practical experience.

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