Join the Private Client Section

Who can join

Membership is open to solicitors and trainee solicitors. Associate membership is available to Fellows of CILEx.

Why join?

Join the Private Client Section for access to CPD-accredited events, magazines and online content, developed and designed by specialist private client practitioners to help you:

  • Learn what is happening in your market
  • Understand what to do about it
  • Network with other practitioners and experts
  • Influence change in the legal landscape

What we do

Our support will help you achieve best practice, because it comes from specialist private client solicitors and legal professionals. Our committee of experts works across wills, probate, financial and tax planning, elderly client, trusts, mental capacity and estate administration, and has access to regulators, government and key market influencers, including the Office of the Public Guardian.

Our Section committee of specialist private client practitioners, works with Law Society experts to ensure that we give you the best possible support. Committee members include two members of the Law Society Council, including the Council member for private client.

Not only does your annual membership fee give you exclusive online content, magazines, e-newsletters, face-to-face networking events and topical webinars but you can also access archived online content and recorded webinars, making your membership go even further.

What you pay and how to join

To join this Section as an individual member, you pay £199 for 12 months.

Discounts are available for corporate membership if five or more colleagues join at the same time.

For more information on prices, see the table below.

For more information about Sections, visit the Communities website here

Membership fees

Section Individual Corporate

1 to 4

5 to 10

Civil Litigation






Private Client






Law Management Section Individual 1-2 Corporate* up to 6




For pricing details for 11 or more memberships, please email us at or call 0207 320 5804.

Benefits of Membership*

The Private Client Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • NRB Changes
  • LPA Changes
  • Digital Assets
  • Cross Border Tax
  • IPFDA Cases
  • Care Act
  • Elderly Client
  • HMRC Disputes
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration
  • Capital Gains Tax

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Webinars, Website, E-newsletters, Magazine, and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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