An interview with Martin MacDuff, Redbrick's managing director

Resource - 10/05/2016 : COFA, COLP, conveyancing case management solution, interview, Redbrick Solutions, Technology, Practice Management

Founded in 2001, Redbrick Solutions have enjoyed a consistent level of high growth, increasing turnover by 400% over the last 5 years. Best known for their intuitive conveyancing case management solution, they now also offer full practice...

A practical guide to cyber and data security for legal practices (morning session)

Event - 06/04/2016 : COLP, cyber-attack, Data protection act, legal practices, Manchester, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management, Training and educational courses

This course looks at Legal Practices responsibilities to protect data and the threats they face from cyber-attack. It examines the requirements of the Data Protection Act, Solicitors Handbook, Lexcel 6 and the Government’s Cyber Essentials...

A practical guide to cyber and data security for legal practices (afternoon session)

Event - 06/04/2016 : COLP, cyber-attack, Data protection act, legal practices, Manchester, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management, Training and educational courses

This course looks at Legal Practices responsibilities to protect data and the threats they face from cyber-attack. It examines the requirements of the Data Protection Act, Solicitors Handbook, Lexcel 6 and the Government’s Cyber Essentials...

SRA accounts rules 2011 - 21 June, Bristol

Event - 18/03/2016 : Bristol, cashiers, COFA, COLP, General, legal finance, SRA, SRA Accounts Rules, workshop, Finance, Workshops and seminars

This one day workshop provides a full review of the SRA Accounts Rules 2011

This day is particularly valuable for those looking for a refresher course or who are new to legal finance. Cashiers are often involved in the...

SRA accounts rules 2011 - 7 June, Manchester

Event - 18/03/2016 : cashiers, COFA, COLP, General, legal finance, Manchester, SRA, SRA Accounts Rules, workshop, Finance, Workshops and seminars

This one day workshop provides a full review of the SRA Accounts Rules 2011

This day is particularly valuable for those looking for a refresher course or who are new to legal finance. Cashiers are often involved in the...

SRA accounts rules 2011 - 24 May, London

Event - 18/03/2016 : cashiers, Central London, COFA, COLP, General, legal finance, SRA, SRA Accounts Rules, workshop, Finance, Workshops and seminars

This one day workshop provides a full review of the SRA Accounts Rules 2011

This day is particularly valuable for those looking for a refresher course or who are new to legal finance. Cashiers are often involved in the...

SRA accounts rules 2011 - 10 May, Cheltenham

Event - 18/03/2016 : cashiers, COFA, COLP, General, Gloucester, legal finance, SRA, SRA Accounts Rules, workshop, Finance, Workshops and seminars

This one day workshop provides a full review of the SRA Accounts Rules 2011

This day is particularly valuable for those looking for a refresher course or who are new to legal finance. Cashiers are often involved in the...

Cybercrime and fraud workshop - 20 April, Southampton

Event - 18/03/2016 : COFA, COLP, cybercrime, fraud, law firms, Southampton, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Workshops and seminars

Cybercrime and fraud is one of the top risks facing law firms. Sophisticated fraudsters are targeting law firms to defraud money with the rapid increase in bogus law firms posing as a genuine firm and the use of voice phishing (vishing) scams to...

SRA accounts rules 2011 - 12 April, Southampton

Event - 18/03/2016 : cashiers, COFA, COLP, General, legal finance, Southampton, SRA, SRA Accounts Rules, workshop, Finance, Workshops and seminars

This one day workshop provides a full review of the SRA Accounts Rules 2011

This day is particularly valuable for those looking for a refresher course or who are new to legal finance. Cashiers are often involved in the...

D&O cover for law firms

Resource - 21/09/2015 : COFA, COLP, Directors and Officers insurance, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Neil Pointon, a specialist in Solicitors’ PII from Howden Insurance Brokers explores the situations that could give rise to a claim against a Compliance Officer for Legal Practice (COLP) or for Finance and Administration (COFA) and the...

Crime duty tender deadline: midday on Tuesday 5 May

News Article - 05/05/2015 : COLP, crime duty tender deadline, timetable, V4B, Finance, Practice Management

The tender for crime duty work provider contracts will close at midday on Tuesday 5 May. Firms who plan to submit tenders may find the following advice useful:

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Who is best placed to perform the COLP role in your law firm?

Blog post - 23/02/2015 : COLF, COLP, Finance, legal compliance, legal finance, legal risk, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the February issue of Legal Practice Management magazine. Download here (6MB file) to read the issue in full or visit the...

SRA uncovers “genuinely shocking” money laundering by law firms

News Article - 28/11/2014 : COLF, COLP, compliance officer for finance and administration, compliance officer for legal practice, Finance, law firm finance news, legal futures, MLROs, money laundering, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance, Risk & Compliance

Some “genuinely shocking” cases of money laundering by law firms are currently going through the disciplinary system, a senior manager at the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has warned the profession.

Sam Palmer, manager...

See Informance at Visualise Your World Conference, London 2014

Event - 25/09/2014 : Central London, COFA, COLP, Finance, Informance, QlikView, Finance, Corporate events, Practice Management

Informance is pleased to be a sponsor of this year’s Qlik VYW event where we will be launching new QlikView application dashboards for law firms...

All day session: Solicitors' Accounts Rules update

Event - 09/07/2014 : Birmingham, birmingham law society, COFA, COLP, Solicitors Accounts Rules, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, Finance, Risk & Compliance, Training and educational courses

The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Accounts Rules have been substantially updated with the new rules being applicable from October 6th 2011. Also brought in at the same time were two new roles; these being the COLP and the COFA, which...