'A good informative conference with the opportunity to network and discuss with fellow finance professionals within the legal sector.' - Past Delegate
There are many challenges facing law firms today, ranging from regulatory changes to issues in the workplace. Whether you are managing a law firm at financial or strategic level or advising those who are, having a clear grasp of the current and impending challenges is vital.
This year’s conference will explore these issues and how you can navigate them with confidence.
By attending the conference you will:
Event terms and conditions
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Update on current issues facing the legal profession
Recent developments in the taxation of partnershipsThe tax rules relating to partnerships were subject to a number of important changes a few years ago, and subsequently there have been various further developments and adjustments to the rules. Andrew Constable of Moore Kingston Smith LLP will provide an overview of the current state of partnership taxation.
Andrew Constable, Kingston Smith
Impact of the new standards and regulations from the regulator’s perspectiveFollowing the introduction of the new Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019, the SRA will share their feedback of the initial impact and some common themes to have emerged. What do these mean for the legal profession and the work of the Reporting Accountant?”
Jatinderpal Loyal and Sean Hankin, SRA
Is Your Cashroom a Fee Earner?Law firms face ongoing challenges to make their practices more profitable. This session looks at a traditional administration function within a legal practice and what steps it can take to make a tangible difference to the business profitability.
Paul McCluskey, Gemstone Legal Limited
Third Party Managed Accounts: Why? What? Who?
Geoff Dunnett, Shieldpay
VAT on disbursements and general update
PKF Francis Clark
Generational and diversity challenges in the workplaceHelen will be speaking about partners of the future and how firms might adapt to attract and retain the best talent.
Helen Cowan, The Tall Wall
Experience with the new Accounts RulesWe will take a look at a few key aspects of the ‘new’ rules and the common questions and concerns raised by law firms and reporting accountants.Janet Taylor FCA, PKF Francis Clark
Chair's closing remarks
Andrew Alder, Chair, Solicitors Community, ICAEW
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