Get recognition for your excellence
The Children Law Accreditation Scheme covers all types of children law work.
Members will have shown, to the satisfaction of the Law Society, that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in the area of children law, be that in private practice or working for a local authority.
Further details can be found in our Children Law Accreditation Scheme Guidance (PDF 111kb).
All members also agree to follow the Law Society Code of Practice for Children Law (PDF 50kb).
To view all current members of our Children Law Accreditation Scheme download a list of members (PDF 1.9 mb). This list is updated each month. Members of the public can also search accredited members in their area by postcode through our Find a Solicitor website.
The general scheme application criteria and guidance (PDF 125kb) is applicable to all Law Society accreditation schemes and should be read before starting the application process.
In order to complete the application process for the Children Law Accreditation Scheme, please follow the steps below:
We have also provided a list of our approved training course providers (PDF 48 kb) for your information.
Completed forms should be sent to:
Law Society Operations AdminThe Law Society113 Chancery laneLondonWC2A 1PL
DX 56 London Chancery Lane
If you need any further guidance or support, please contact the Accreditation Unit on:
Telephone: 0207 320 5797 (lines are open 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org