Please note the changes to the Immigration and Asylum Accreditation. These will take effect from 1 September 2018. These are significant changes that will effect terminology, the time that members can remain at each stage of accreditation and the work they can perform at each stage.
View the changes to the Immigration and Asylum Accreditation.
The immigration and asylum law accreditation provides recognised quality standards for asylum practitioners. It is designed to cover all aspects of asylum law. Accreditation covers all practitioners providing advice under a legal aid contract and can be used as a quality mark for privately funded work.
Members will have shown that they have achieved the required level of competence and knowledge in this area of law as defined by the Society.
The accreditation is designed for practitioners with differing levels of experience of immigration and asylum practice:
And who are able to demonstrate awareness and knowledge of asylum law at several levels:
List of Immigration and Asylum members (PDF 1.3mb).
See Immigration and Asylum accreditation - how to apply for details.
See Immigration and Asylum re-accreditation for details.
If you have any questions or feedback, please email the accreditation office or call 020 7320 5797.
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: accreditation@ lawsociety.org.uk
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