CPD Requirements

All Costs Lawyers in legal practice or employment in England and Wales must comply with continuing professional development requirements.

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The rules for the requirements can be found here.

In accordance with the Practising Rules, the CLSB may refuse to renew a Practising Certificate or may issue the Practising Certificate subject to conditions where the Costs Lawyer has failed to comply with CPD training requirements.

The Costs Lawyer CPD year runs from 1 January inclusive to 31 December inclusive (“CPD year”) and all Costs Lawyers must complete a minimum of 12 CPD points in each CPD Year. A Costs Lawyer must keep a record of CPD undertaken and must produce it to the CLSB on demand.