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Legal Education


The practical stage of training involves 18 months of articles with a practicing attorney.

Only Caymanians or persons otherwise approved by the Cayman Islands Cabinet are eligible for articles in the Cayman Islands.

Click here to download the CILPA Model Articled Clerkship Guidelines.

You can find more information on what is required for articles by clicking here.


Judicial Clerkship

The Judicial Clerkship Programme and CILPA are pleased to announce a Judicial Clerkship Programme available to all Articled Clerks.

Regulation 3 and 4 of the Legal Practitioner (Students) Regulations (2018 Revision) empowers the Truman Bodden Law School, acting by the Legal Advisory Council, to provide a system of legal education, including examinations leading to a Law Degree, a Masters of Laws Degree, a Postgraduate Diploma in International Finance, a Diploma in Legal Practice and an Attorney Certificate. The Legal Advisory Council comprises of the Chief Justice; the Attorney General and two members appointed by the President of CILPA; each serving at least ten years to the Cayman Islands Bar.