COVID-19 Coronavirus

Updated: 20th August 2020

The ILFM is always focused on the wellbeing of our staff team, our members, students and delegates, this is our absolute priority.

Given the ongoing national situation and watching closely the government advice, we making decisions as we need to.

We are aware that many may be concerned by the continued spread of the virus. All members, delegates, students etc. can be reassured that we are taking this seriously and closely following the continued advice from UK Government Action PlanPublic Health England.

All ILFM information and notices with regard to COVID19 (Coronavirus) will appear on this page - This page will be updated as the information & advice changes.  

Blog: Message from our CEO


We very much hope to be able to restart our face-to-face trainings in early 2021.  We will continually review the fast changing situation as the weeks go on and move the date forward if safe and possible. 

We are providing more and more ILFMOnline Training, adding COFA Workshop very shortly. 

Details and dates of ILFMOnline.


We are planning to run November 2020 exam sittings.  We will be watching closely Government advice and will act accordingly. 

We have been working on options to try and make the exams as safe and as accessible as possible for you given the current on-going circumstances.

The entire team will be working harder than ever to ensure you get all the help, support and resources you need to make sure that the Nov 2020 exams are successful for you.  

ILFM Support

The ILFM Support team is set up and ready to continue as normally as possible. Staff are set up and working from home and can access all our systems.  We understand that many of our members will be involved in planning for business continuation during this time - please be assured we will be here to help you in any way we can.

A few things we have put in place to help you during these uncertain times:

1) New Webinar Dates

2) More capacity on our Live Support Chat

3) ILFM Connect 

4) ILFM Answers

5) COFAs - Client money protection during COVID-19

6) Please continue to call our normal number for anything you need.  020 8302 2867

ILFM Staff Team

Like many other businesses and legal firms, who work within our sector, we have decided to take advantage of the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  The ILFM whas been operating with a reduced team for the last few months.  Throughout this period, we have always had a very able team remaining to support you. 

We will be bringing our furloughed staff back from September onwards nad hope to be back up to full strength in October. 

We hope to reopen the ILFM Office in the Autumn. 

When you need to get in touch, please email or call as you normally would, our team will be pleased to help you.

Legal Abacus

We will be printing & distributing Legal Abacus Sept/Oct 2020 issue - as normal.  You can also opt in to received a digital version. Email: