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The sole CLSB-accredited provider of courses leading to qualification as a Costs Lawyer

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.

Applications for the September 2024 intake are now being accepted.


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Admissions for September 2024 intake are now being accepted.  

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