Exemptions

Exemptions

In accordance with Rule 9 of the Costs Lawyer Standards Board Trainee Costs Lawyer Training Rules 2017, an application may be made for exemptions from modules or units on the ACLT Costs Lawyer qualification. 

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Exemptions may exempt the applicant from the particular module assignment or from an entire unit.

Applications are subject to the demonstration by the applicant that a recognised qualification has been completed:

  1. With a substantially similar content to that of an ACL Training module and
  2. At an equivalent level or higher to that of an ACL Training module

Please click here to view a guide to the exemption application process and the ACL Training criteria for awarding exemptions. Applications for exemptions should either be made on the main application form or the exemption application form. Please click here  for the main application for and click here to access the exemption application form.

Exemptions are a concession and are awarded at the discretion of ACL Training. ACL Training operates an equality and diversity exemption policy and welcomes applications on the basis of comparable qualifications from recognised Institutions which satisfy the ACL Training criteria for awarding exemptions.