Family tender – Law Society Lexcel timetable

This is relevant to the  many firms we know are preparing for Lexcel accreditation and are also submitting bids for new Family contracts with the Legal Services Commission.

The Law Society has published the timetable for Lexcel accreditation, in time to meet the LSC’s deadline of accreditation confirmed by August 2012. The Law Society stresses that this timetable will be strictly enforced.

Timescale

2011
03 October Close for initial applications form submissions
18 November Initial application decision deadline
2012
1 February Family contracts start
28 February Initial assessment visit deadline
31 May All corrective action received
31 July Final decision on accreditation issued

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2 responses to “Family tender – Law Society Lexcel timetable

  1. We posted a recent article on this issue following a discussion with the lexcel office that some firms had been misinformed of the deadline for applications. Our article can be found on our website http://www.lbslegal.co.uk/news/firms-misinformed-of-lexcel-family-law-contract-deadlines/

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