EU Recognition of Professional Qualification

Application under the European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2015

Application by a European Costs Lawyer to practice in England & Wales

Under the above regulations, which became effective on 18 January 2016, a qualified Costs Lawyer (costs law practitioner) of a European Economic Area has the right to apply to the CLSB (the profession’s regulator in England & Wales) to provide cost law services in England & Wales, either

(i) on a temporary or occasional basis; or
(ii) on a permanent basis, whether employed or self-employed

Below are prevailing CLSB rules, notes, application forms and registers:

How to apply

Complete and send electronically by pressing SUBMIT at the end of the form either the declaration (temporary/occasional basis) or application (permanent basis) attaching all required documentation.


Contact us:

Costs Lawyer Standards Board
Centurion House
129 Deansgate
Manchester, M3 3WR

Phone: 0161 956 8969