A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people
A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people

Fellow application documents

Fellow kitemark

Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers is an experienced legal practitioner

  • who has a high level of technical expertise in personal injury law, including trial procedures;
  • who is competent in the management of a personal injury department; and
  • who is recognised by his or her peers as being in a position of professional and intellectual leadership in the field of personal injury law.

Become an accredited fellow in 5 simple steps

NB: Fellow level is only open to those who have already gained Senior Litigator status

Step 1
Download the Portfolio document and complete the candidate sections. (retain in-house).
Step 2
Obtain a reference. Referees should refer to the Reference guidance.
Step 3
Appoint an assessor. Who can be an assessor?
Step 4
Discuss each section of the Portfolio with assessor who completes the assessor sections.
Step 5
Save or print a copy of the Portfolio to retain in-house. Delete the ‘case names’ column from Part 1 before printing/copying, signing and sending the Portfolio to APIL along with your reference (unless sent by your referee under separate cover).