Join us as an independent consultant

and enjoy a wide range of benefits, support and training

If you are an independent consultant, membership is £205 for the year.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Exclusive access to regular free webinars and other training presented by industry experts

  • Discounted fees for our online training programme

  • Access to CiCLA and our Diploma in Charity Legacy Management – the UK’s only accredited legacy qualifications, delivered in partnership with the University of Law

  • Access to a bespoke mentoring platform, providing you with the opportunity to either seek or give support and guidance to other ILM members

  • Free members-only content on our website, including videos, factsheets, guidance and a discussion forum

  • Email job alerts, ensuring you are always the first to hear of the latest vacancies

  • Regular e-newsletters and industry updates

  • Access to the knowledge and expertise of staff and partners

  • Regular opportunities to network with legacy professionals and industry experts

  • Advice and support to ensure your charity complies with the relevant legislation and optimises the value of legacy gifts.

To become a member of ILM please complete and submit the online process below. You can choose to pay immediately online or by invoice. Once payment is made you will be able to access the full range of ILM services.

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Membership application

To apply for membership, please create a user account here, and then return to this page to fill in our online membership form.