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Costs Lawyer Professional Qualification (CLPQ)

ACL Training offers a complete programme of study leading to academic qualification as a Costs Lawyer.


Our new qualification is a 2 year, part time course, delivered predominantly online. All modules are compulsory, unless exemptions apply.


Year 1 components

Contract Law; Law of Tort; Civil Litigation; Professional Standards & Ethics 

Year 2 components

Costs Pleading & Process; Legal Aid; Practice & Procedure in Specialist Forums; The Lawyer-Client Relationship & Funding Arrangements; Costs Advocacy


September and February admissions  

There will be two entry points for the new qualification each year, in September and February.

February 2024 intake for CLPQ is now closed


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Admissions for February 2024 intake are no longer being accepted.  The application window for September 2024 intake will be announced soon.

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