Legal Abacus

The journal for professionals in legal finance and legal practice management.

Legal Abacus -The journal for professionals in legal finance and legal practice management is the bi-monthly magazine for members of the ILFM. The main aim of Legal Abacus is to communicate and inform our members about what is happening within education and career development, legal accounting and business management, and in the wider legal sector as a whole. It has proved to be an informative and valuable resource for our members and readers in keeping up to date with key issues. 

Legal Abacus also reports on the activities of the ILFM and provides news and information relevant to all personnel who work in the finance, management and administration of legal businesses.

The magazine subscription is included free to members.  (independent subscriptions are also available at £45)

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Special Edition May-June 2021 (Third Party Managed Accounts)


ILFM Special Digital Only Edition - May-June 2020

ILFM Legal Abacus Special Edition - New SRA Accounts Rules 2019

Key features:

  • Institute news
  • Regular columnists writing on key areas such as COFA, SRA Accounts Rules, IT, training and education, tax and practice management matters.
  • Special features
  • Case studies and interviews
  • Financial Q&A – every issue Legal Abacus pose questions for readers to consider and the answers appear in the following edition.
  • Members section
  • Study and exam information
  • Book reviews
  • Competitions and fun features

Free Samples:

Legal Abacus May/June 2018


Abacus Online July/ August 2018

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