Core Course Documentation

On this page you can find all of the core course documents. For the ACLT regulations please visit: For Past Papers, Marker Guidance and Examination Reports please visit:

2020-2021 Intake Advanced Professional Development Planning

This module builds on previous experience of Professional Development Planning and sets a path of continuous professional and career development post ACL qualification. It does this through deepening your understanding of the professional attributes of a cost lawyer, professional career paths and your current level of ability. During this module you will initially consider your …

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Academic Skills

To become a competent lawyer it is essential to be able to research in an effective manner and find sources of law. The word ‘source’ can mean several different things with regard to law, but for our purpose it describes the means by which the law comes into existence or where it can be found.  …

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Drafting Points of Dispute

Points of dispute are a written statement made by the paying party identifying the areas of disagreement as to the costs to be assessed. In respect of each item of costs which is disputed the statement should outline the reason for disputing it and, where a reduction is sought, should suggest the reduced figure.  CPR …

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