How to apply

Family Law Accreditation logoOur 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:

Step 2: Complete the form

Complete both parts of the application form:

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.

Submit your application by email

Step 4: Pay the application fee

We’ll send you an invoice when we receive your application.

The application fee is £618 (VAT included).

Read more about the cost of the accreditation

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.

Appeals

If your application is unsuccessful, we’ll refund your membership fee.

You may appeal against our decision.

Read our appeals policy

Contact us

Call: 020 7320 5797

Email: accreditation@lawsociety.org.uk

Opening hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday