Why Join? Why Not?

The Institute of Legal Finance and Management (ILFM) is the UK’s leading membership organisation in the legal sector that provides a range of services designed exclusively for legal finance experts and legal management professionals, such as legal cashiers and practice managers.  

By offering regular and industry-relevant training courses, regulatory information, a live chat support feature, and an industry magazine, the ILFM has become the ‘go to’ for thousands of leading professionals, including those considering a new career in the legal sector.

You don't have to be a student to be a member and you don't have to study with us, many of our members simply work in the legal finance sector.

Member benefits

For just £105 (+VAT) per year, ILFM members benefit from a range of supportive features:

Who can become a member?

Membership is open to everyone who has a professional interest in legal accounting, management and compliance, including:

  • Cashiers and accountants working in legal practices
  • Practice Managers, Finance Directors and non-lawyer partners/managers
  • Solicitors, Legal Executives and similarly recognised professionals
  • Members of accountancy professions
  • Suppliers and consultants to the legal industry

ILFM membership progresses through five levels of membership, with all new members starting as either a Member or an Affiliated Professional Member.

All members must be over 16 years old.


By starting or renewing membership of the Institute of Legal Finance & Management you hereby agree to be a member of the Company and to be bound by its Articles of Association.