ILFM (Institute of Legal Finance and Management) / Saffery Champness LLP
Ian is a member of the Executive Council of the Institute of Legal Finance and Management (ILFM), supporting legal finance professionals across the sector, and is a part of the ICAEW Solicitors’ Community Committee.
Ian is also a director in the Business Advisory Group with Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants and works closely with law firms. Ian has considerable experience in assisting law firms on all aspects of financial reporting and accounting matters, including statutory accounts and audit issues. He regularly advises law firms on the SRA Accounts Rules, financial and regulatory compliance, restructuring, internal management reporting, financial forecasting and tax compliance.
Ian lectures nationally on matters of financial management and compliance, and provides training courses and webinars for various professional training organisations.
The New SRA Accounts Rules – Where Are We Now?
With the new SRA Accounts Rules just around the corner, the SRA is busy updating its guidance. However, the reduced emphasis on detailed rules has left many COFAs unsure on what they should be doing to prepare and what, if anything, will need to change. Ian will offer his view from the perspective of the reporting accountant on what firms should practically be doing to get ready for the changes.
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