Branch Resources

Branch Resources

The Branch Toolkit can be found below. This has been split into sections for your ease of reference: *Please be aware that the Toolkit is currently under review and will be updated as soon as possible*

In relation to Annex H (the Annual Return and Branch Grant application), for the 2019 returns and 2020 Grant applications, please use the following electronic versions, and please note that in order to obtain the grant, both applications need to be fully completed before the end of February 2020.

Annual Branch Accounts 2019
Annual Branch Report and Grant application


Tracked Changes
1 - Welcome
2 - Branch Start Up & Governance
3 - Finance
4 - Marketing & Promotions
5 - Branch Events 
6 - Getting your Members Involved
7 - CILEx Membership Services

Branch Toolkit Annexes:
ANNEX A - Key Contacts
ANNEX B - Branch Rules
ANNEX C - Branch Meeting Minutes Template
ANNEX D - CILEx Group Data Protection Policy & Request Form
ANNEX E - CILEx Council Constituencies
ANNEX F - Useful Contact Organisations
ANNEX G - Branch Stationery Order Form & Promotional Literature Order Form
ANNEX H - Annual Return & Grant Application Form
ANNEX I - Receipts & Payment Account
ANNEX J - CILEx Facts and Figures
ANNEX K - Press Release
ANNEX L - Examples of Logos
ANNEX M - Branch Events - Equality & Diversity
ANNEX N - Event Poster Instruction & Flyer Template
ANNEX O - Event Invitation Template 
ANNEX P - Reflections from a Branch Member
ANNEX Q - Certificate Template
ANNEX R - E-Shot Template
ANNEX S - Branch Invoice template
ANNEX T - Branch Closure checklist

CILEx Industry Partners

CILEx Industry Partners are recognised service providers, offering products and services to CILEx and our stakeholders.

One of the benefits of an Industry Partnership is the opportunity to work with our Branch network, which can be for the benefit of both parties.

If you are interested in working with any of these industry providers, please email


CDS Logo

Finders International Logo

Groundsure Logo

LTC Logo
PoweredbyPie logo
Certainty Black High Quality

Anglia Research Industry Partner
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Judges available to visit branches

There are a number of Judges nationwide who have expressed an interest in visiting Branches to talk to members who may be interested in  judicial appointment. For further information regarding this, or if you would like a Judge to visit your branch, please get in touch by emailing

You may also find the following link useful:


For general help and support, please email or call 01234 845777 and a membership advisor may be able to assist or redirect your query.

Examples of Best Practice

Please see the 'what we did' document supplied by the Devon Branch. You may get ideas from this which you might like to send to your branch members.