If you would like to become a POCLA member, please complete either the electronic or PDF Form below and send the corresponding cheque to Lucy Edwards, POCLA Secretary, Blake Morgan LLP 6 New Street Square London EC4A 3DJ. Alternatively, you can pay by BACS directly to the POCLA bank account (account number: 36811688 sort code: 56-00-64), quoting your full name as a reference.
Membership is on an annual basis. A membership fee is payable upon joining and that fee expires one calendar year from the date of purchase.
In order to become a POCLA member, you must have an interest in the practice of law involving the proceeds of criminal conduct.
The current rates for membership are:
Full membership – £30
Associate membership – £30 (associate membership is available to those who have not yet been admitted to full membership of their profession (i.e. trainee solicitors or pupil barristers, academics, accountants, or any other non-lawyer who is nevertheless interested in the practice of law involving the proceeds of criminal conduct).
Full membership (government lawyer) – £20
The purpose of POCLA and the rules governing its administration are set out in the POCLA constitution.