Conducting Litigation Guidelines

The Conducting Litigation Guidelines set out the information and documents required for our conducting litigation applications and the criteria we use to assess these applications.

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Conducting Litigation Application Form

 Application for barristers in self-employed, employed, or dual capacity practice for an extension to their practising certificate to enable them to conduct litigation. 
 

Application Fee - £90

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Application process

The assessment process takes between six and eight weeks, after all necessary information and fees are received.

In every case, we have the power to request further information or documents in support of an application, but it is the primary responsibility of the applicant to provide all relevant evidence. Applicants should not seek to rely on us to ask for it.

Failure to provide supporting documents may result in delays in assessing the application. Should you refuse to provide evidence when requested, we reserve the right to reject your application.

All applications and supporting documents will be treated with the strictest confidence


Reviews

If you are unhappy with a decision made by the Authorisations Team you may request a review by the Independent Decision-making Body. Applications for review must be made within one month of the decision.