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Key dates for renewal

Mid May 

  • Renewal information emailed to all holders of current practising certificates.
  • Online declarations and payments can be made.
  • Firm administrators receive a list of all renewing lawyers in their firm, together with the expected payments.

Mid June

  • All payments and fit and proper declarations due. This allows time for processing and following up any incomplete renewals.

1 July

  • New practising certificates in force.
  • Lawyers who have not completed their declaration and payment or who are not renewing will be removed from public register.

Last updated on the 3rd June 2015