Licence to Operate / Practice


The Institute, as a self-refulatory body offers members an opportunity to apply for a bespoke Licence to Practice LTP.

Please note; that there are strict eligibility criteria to fulfil such as:

  • being either an Associate, Ordinary, Principal, Fellow, Corporate Member or having a minimum of 10 years’ experience and competency in the area(s) of law in which you intend to, or are practising in
  • providing evidence of such experience and competency in the form of qualifications and/or letters of reference from employers or clients (the burden lies with applicants to provide this)
  • having professional indemnity insurance (PII) in place prior to making the application

The cost of making an application for a licence is £100 and is non-refundable, so please ensure that you have the appropriate evidence and fulfil the criteria before making the application.