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SRA Accounts Rules

Course: A Practical Guide to the SRA Accounts Rules [2019]
Cost: £250 + vat
CPD: 3 hours
Date: 21 September 2022
Code: SLN210922
Location: London
Time: 9.30am to 12.45pm
Availability: Places

This course focuses on the the new SRA Accounts Rules [2019] which came into force on 25 November 2019.

Whilst the new SRA Accounts Rules have been significantly reduced in their length, careful consideration of the impact of the new rules is required to ensure that firms remain compliant with the new rules.

Delegates attending this course will benefit from Richard Lane's expert knowledge and experience of the SRA Accounts Rules with clear and practical guidance being provided to ensure that your firm is compliant with the new SRA Accounts Rules.

The course content is as follows -

  • Introduction
  • What is clients' money?
  • Operating a client bank account
  • How to avoid providing a banking facility to clients
  • Credit and debit card facilities
  • Costs and disbursements
  • Dealing with SRA Accounts Rules breaches
  • Legal aid monies
  • Residual balances - dealing with them properly
  • Interest on clients' money
  • Accountant's Reports
  • SRA additional guidance
  • Any questions?

This course is designed to meet the needs of Compliance Officers for Finance and Administration (COFA's), sole practitioners, partners, members, directors, managers, fee earners, compliance/risk officers, practice managers and finance staff working within a solicitors practice or Alternative Business Structure (ABS).

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