How to apply
Our Family Law Accreditation is a recognised quality standard for family law practitioners.
To apply for accreditation, you’ll need to submit a detailed application.
The accreditation process takes about six to eight weeks. It can take longer if we receive high volumes of applications or if you do not send us all the information we need.
Step 1: Read the guidance
Before you begin your application, you must read the:
- general application criteria and guidance (PDF 345 KB)
- Family Law Accreditation guidance (PDF 473 KB)
Step 2: Complete the form
Complete both parts of the application form:
- section 1 – individual and organisation details (Word 216 KB)
- section 2 – initial application (Word 334 KB)
Step 3: Submit your application
Your application is made up of your completed application form.
Do not send files larger than 18 MB. If necessary, send your supporting documents in separate emails.
Step 4: Pay the application fee
We’ll send you an invoice when we receive your application.
The application fee is £618 (VAT included).
Step 5: Accreditation
Our accreditation team will review and assess your application.
We’ll let you know the outcome of your application once we’ve received your payment.
If your application is unsuccessful, we’ll refund your membership fee.
You may appeal against our decision.
Call: 020 7320 5797
Opening hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday