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SRA Accounts Rules

Course: Acting for Solicitors - A Guide for Reporting Accountants (Live Webinar)
Cost: £95 + vat
CPD: 3 hours
Code: AOL230119
Availability: Places

“The course was very well presented and informative. This was the best presented course I have been on in a while and questions were well answered. Thank you.” S.S. Audit & Accounts Manager, South East

This course has been tailored to meet the specific needs of accountants involved in the ‘audit’ of firms of solicitors under the SRA Accounts Rules 2011 and focuses on the role of the accountant and the expectations of the Solicitors Regulation Authority when completing an Accountant's Report.

Delegates attending this course will benefit from Richard Lane's expert knowledge and experience of this important topic.

This course will cover the following topics -

The Role of the SRA

  • The new regulatory regime
  • SRA Inspection Visits under Rule 31

The Role of the Reporting Accountant under the SRA Accounts Rules 2011

  • Duty of care
  • Administrative issues
  • Test procedures
  • Completing the Accountant's Report Form & Checklist

High Risk and Problem Areas

  • Understanding risk in a solicitor's firm
  • Identifying problems

Open Forum

  • Your questions answered

This course has been designed specifically to meet the needs of staff from accountancy firms who act for solicitors' practices or Alternative Business Structures (ABS) and is appropriate for all levels from audit staff to partners. It is also suitable for those with an interest in understanding the role of the Reporting Accountant including sole practitioners, partners, members, directors, managers, fee earners, compliance/risk officers, practice managers and finance staff.

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