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  • Get recognition for your excellence

    What is the Planning Law Accreditation Scheme?

    The Planning Law Accreditation Scheme covers all work undertaken by solicitors and suitably qualified Fellows of the Institute of Legal Executives (FILEX) arising out of the processes of obtaining planning permission for the erection or change of use of buildings.

    It covers all aspects of the work involved, including negotiations, disputes and appeals.

    Further details can be found in our Planning Law Accreditation Scheme Guidance (PDF 51kb).

    Who's a member?

    To view all current members of our Planning Law Accreditation Scheme download a list of members (PDF 95kb), 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.

    Please note - this accreditation is currently closed to applicants.

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  • Further help or support

    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