The CILEx route to becoming a City lawyer

03 Apr 2019

Chartered legal executive, Gemma Richardson discusses the benefits of the CILEx route to qualifying in an article published this month in

Gemma writes: “I made the decision to qualify as a lawyer. An LPC wasn’t an option for me, mostly because of the cost involved, but I was also put off by the fact that there were not enough training contracts to go around, so it would be a big risk. That is when I discovered CILEx and I haven’t looked back since... I love being a lawyer. I was born to do this job and because of CILEx, I can. I am on a completely level playing field with those in the firm who took the LPC.”

Click here to read the feature in full and find out more about Gemma’s future goals as she progresses her career in the law.

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