Support & Resources

The ILFM is keen to support our members and promote best practice in legal accounting.  Here at the ILFM we understand the challenges that you and your firm face. We also recognise the need to source answers to specific questions that you face day-to-day.

We are there for our members to seek advice, challenge old perceptions and source answers to those annoying and tricky questions. Please reach out to fellow members and our experts,  to share experience and solutions or request a response from our professional ethics team.

How to get the answers..

1. Search on ILFMAnswers  our online knowledge base system.

2. Search on topics and comments on ILFMConnect - Our members Forum

3. Add a question/topic to ILFMConnect

4. Speak to our Professional Ethics team - Click here

The ILFM also wants to support those members that are in a difficult ethical or working dilemma. Any information you tell us will be kept confidential. 

 Members Only benefit

...ILFMConnect, which links you to other members via a forum-style portal.  Ask questions and get answers from members and from Institute experts and from respected experts in the legal finance profession.  This will link you to other members across the country in a community of people working in legal finance.

 Members Only benefit

...ILFMAnswers, which brings together all our resources, practice notes, answers to queries etc in a peer-reviewed knowledge base.  Access can help you in your day-to-day work in legal finance.


We try to ensure that any information given via the ‘Member Support’ is correct, but we do not give any express or implied warranty as to its accuracy. We cannot and do not give legal advice. We do not accept liability for any error or omission.

You should take appropriate steps to verify independently the accuracy of any information given in ‘Member Support’. You should not act or omit to act on the basis of information given ‘Member Queries’ . You should take such legal and/or professional advice as you consider necessary.

Our liability

To the extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

We do not accept liability for loss or damage incurred by users of ‘Member Support’ whether direct, indirect or consequential, whether caused by tort, breach of contract or otherwise, in connection with ‘Member Support’ its use, the inability to use, or results of the use of it. Direct, indirect or consequential loss and damage shall include but not be limited to loss of profits or contracts, loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of goodwill, and wasted expenditure or management time.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.