Please note that the CLE archives does not hold any examination results post 1957. Requests for results after this date should be addressed to the Bar Council.
Extent and medium: 57 archive boxes, 111 volumes, 69 folders
Access: open to most papers over 30 years old other than papers relating to the Barrow report at CLE 69, which are closed for 50 years in line with the closure period for the Barrow collection, and CLE 55 and CLE 68 which are closed for 75 years as they contain personal data.
Applications by bona fide researchers for accelerated access should be addressed to the Chair of the Trustees, The Inns of Court and Bar Educational Trust (ICBET); 9 Gray’s Inn Square, London WC1R 5JF, giving reasons for the request.
Conditions governing reproduction: copies of material may be made for private use. Requests for permission to publish any material copied or extracts thereof should be made to the copyright holder. A Copyright Declaration – request for copies or a Copyright Declaration - self service photography form must be completed.
Many of the CLE's minute books and volumes of documents are in a fragile condition and therefore may not be photocopied.
Copyright: vested in the University of London for the period of the loan.
Council of Legal Education Archives, 1852-1997: Series list (PDF)