First exam results prove worth of legal apprenticeships

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) has announced exam results for the first cohort of the Advanced Apprenticeship in Legal Services. Apprentices achieved a pass rate of over 90% in the CILEx Level 3 Unit 1 Introduction to Law and Practice exam, with 78% achieving distinctions or merits.

Kim Morrison, Academic Manager at CILEx Law School, said: “We are delighted that these young people have achieved such a good performance in their first CILEx exam. This bodes very well for the future.”

Jenny Pelling, Business Director at CILEx Law School, said: “These results indicate that the Advanced Apprenticeship in Legal Services is a valid route into the legal profession for bright young people who are prepared to work hard, and we congratulate all those who contributed to this result.”