Training Testimonials


What our members say when they feedback to us...... 

The webinars and guidance provided by ILFM has been invaluable to my Firm in implementing changes to our VAT procedure to ensure compliance with the Revenue’s stance.  Many thanks to Darren Whelan who makes the whole subject more penetrable.  Elisabeth Pollard, Shentons Solicitors

The course yesterday was thoroughly enjoyable and I took a lot away from the session, thank you.  Lee Fawcett, Raworths
ILFMOnline - Billing Within Legal Practice, 17 November 2021

"Thank you for the upbeat way you delivered your webinar and the way you treated your audience! You may not think so but to me, and I’m sure to others, it was a refreshing experience on a traditionally dull subject."  Steven Corry, Practice Manager, Peace Legal

"Thanks for the session today, very informative and very useful, not that I would expect anything less from you. You make a what is generally felt a dull and complex matter both interesting and far easier to follow and understand and was good to have my mind kept occupied and I did take the majority of it in too".  Kate Bowkett, Self-employed

"Great course held by Darren it was very informative on VAT in the Legal Industry and great to get clear guidance in this specialist area, plus he made it a bit fun which is a refreshing change".  Jane Smith, HR & Finance Solutions Ltd

ILFMOnline -  VAT for Legal Accounting, Jan - March 2021

"I would highly recommend the ILFM interactive introductory online sessions. They are fantastic and really get you thinking about your every duties and responsibilities from new angles for your personal and teams development".  Keiran Egan, Practice Manager Adkirk Law

ILFMOnline -  Legal Practice Management Sessions 1, 2 & 3, December 2020

"The training webinar yesterday was excellent. It was a good reminder about the rules and what we should look out for. Richard is very informative".  Eirlys Douglas, Bone & Payne LLP

ILFMOnline -  COFA Training, 12th November 2020

"Thank you for yesterday’s course online, Darren - it was great thank you. I have found ILFM a very helpful organisation.  You are also very good at keeping the online course “alive” and interactive.". Mandy Weston, Sole Practitioner, Westons Wills & Probate ​​

"Just a quick thank you for today. I found the course very useful and informative.". Scott M Slater, Practice Manager, Whiting & Masons Solicitors

ILFMOnline - The Fundamentals of Legal Cashiering, 7th July 2020 ​​ ​​ ​​

"Brilliant training, thanks Darren. Really clear and covered everything in a way I could understand and follow. For me the training webinars are ideal as I don't have to travel and also as a newbie, I feel a bit intimidated going on some courses". Debbie Bates

ILFMOnline - SRA Accounts Rules, 26th May 2020 ​​ ​​ ​​

 "It was invaluable and so easy and convenient for me to join.  I will definitely take up on these sessions again"Sally Murphy, LOGOS

"I was impressed with the webinar on Disbursements/Recharges and found it very informative and have watched different parts of it a few times. It has been so helpful to be able to watch the webinar a few times.  I watched it with the partners and we kept pausing it so we could discuss and make notes on different points!" Jane Woodhouse, Marshalls Solicitors

 ILFMOnline - Disbursements vs Recharges, 6th February 2020

 ​​"This was the first time that I had attended an ILFM training day. I am so glad I did now, as I took so much from it and the knowledge the trainer had was fantastic in helping me better understand certain elements of the rules. Any questions I had were answered in detail. I am now looking forward to future events".

"Excellent course, delivered by an excellent trainer. Really like the way that Darren managed the day, made everyone feel relaxed and that we all participated - "very knowledgable". I feel that I have benefited from attending the course and better equipped to deal with some of the real world problems in the workplace". 

SRA Accounts Rules, 21st January 2020

"The best VAT course we have attended, very relevant to law firms which was great". VAT for Legal Accounting, 20th January 2020 

"You don't need to be a qualified accountant to understand VAT when attending Darren's class". VAT for Legal Accounting, 20th March 2018

"VAT for Legal Accounting - one of the most daunting subjects to cover - made easy and dare I say fun with the ILFM".  S M Baines, Vincent & Co, Legal Cashier.  January 2018