ILFM Training

The ILFM has a wide range of training options for those wanting to learn and also keep up-to-date with the latest developments in Legal Finance, VAT, Bookkeeping, Financial, Credit  & Practice Management. 

We currently run the following.  Click on any one to find out more...

They are in the order we recommend you take them if you wish.  

(They also show which trainings ILFM students will benefit from) 


1. The Fundamentals of Legal Cashiering (Introduction to the Legal Finance Department) - a one day training 

Ideal for those new to legal finance or Legal Cashiers. This one day training is designed to equip delegates with the fundamentals of legal cashiering. More... 

(ILFM Diploma Students : Basics of Bookkeeping)


2. Cybercrime and Fraud - a half day training

This workshop explains some of the risks being faced and the latest threats. It will offer useful tips and everyday solutions to reduce the risk of being a victim of fraud and cybercrime. Increase your awareness to protect your clients and your business! More...


3. SRA Accounts Rules  – a one day training

This one day workshop provides a full review of the SRA Accounts Rules. This day is particularly valuable for those looking for a refresher course or who are new to legal finance. Cashiers are often involved in the preparation of the COFA report and a sound knowledge of the rules would be a distinct advantage for both this and when dealing with the Reporting Accountant and the Annual Accounts Report. More...  

(ILFM Diploma Students : Legal Professionals and the Accounts Rules)


4. VAT for Legal Accounting - a one day training

Whether you're waiting on an inspection, just had one or are yet to see one of HMRC's officers, the ILFM's VAT for Legal Accounting training will ensure you're fully compliant and up to date in accordance with the VAT Act 1994. More...


5. Financial Management for Law Firms - a one day training 

Designed to provide practical advice and guidance for all those responsible for maintaining and managing the accounts of a solicitors’ practice. More...   

(ILFM Associate Students : Accounting & Financial Management)


6. Credit Management for Law Firms - a one day training

At this one day training we will consider working capital and the whole credit control function; looking at the strategic aspects such as what should be included in a firm’s credit policy down to the more transactional level detail such as template letters and bills. More...


7. Legal Practice Management – a one day training 

This training provides a whistle stop tour through all the key responsibilities of a legal practice manager, and provides practical insight into many areas of the day-to-day management of a legal practice. More...    

(ILFM Associate Students : Legal Practice Management)


8. COFA Training – a one day training or two half days

Two half day workshops dedicated to the compliance role of COFA.  Available as a whole day or attendees can choose to attend either one of the half day sessions. Whether you are being appointed as a COFA, a member of an accounts team or supporting the COFA in their role you will find these workshops valuable. More...


9. COFA - A Practical View - a half day training 

This half day workshop provides useful a refresher for COFA’s or those supporting the COFA, this training takes a practical look at some of the issues faced by COFA’s on a daily basis, including materiality testing and what to consider when categorising breaches. More...


"Excellent training, extremely well presented and our trainer was very knowledgeable and friendly. Answered all questions with clear answers and very approachable. I would definitely attend another training session."    Feb 2017

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Terms and Conditions

Cancellation requests must be in writing.  A full refund of the delegate payment (100%) will be given for notice of 42 days or more; less an administration fee of £35. A half refund (50%) will be given for notice of between 41 and 22 days; less an administration fee of £35. No refund (0%) for 21 days or less. Transfer or Substitution requests must be in writing.  You may transfer, at no charge, on to another ILFM training, or substitute for another person.  An additional payment may be necessary if the substitute is not eligible for the same discounts as the original delegate. No refund will be given should the delegate fee be less than the original delegate fee. Please note that trainings/events are subject to cancellation, at any time, if there are insufficient numbers. In this case we will refund 100% of the fee, or allow a free transfer. In the event of a cancellation at any time by the ILFM, for whatever reason, liability will be limited to a refund of any delegate fee paid.The ILFM accepts no responsibility or liability for any injury, illness or otherwise which may be attributable to the facilities or services provided at any venue.