Hands on Workshop designed to equip you with the tips, tools and techniques in your role as COFA.
Excellent & Practical
“An excellent run through the whole SRA regime - emphasised many anomalies and clarified omissions.”
Partner 10 Partner Firm, April 2013
“Practical rather than academic”
COLP, 2 Partner Firm, May 2013
Distinctive Partnerships Limited
Rossett Business Village
DX 742000 ROSSETT
- Practical Workshops
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Range of CPD courses to designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge, skills and information for your business.
Course Topics include:-
- Risk & Regulatory
- Business Development
- Strategic Management
- Financial Management
- Partnerships and Partners Responsibilities
COFA WorkshopCOFA Workshop
Riverside Innovation Centre, Castle Drive, Chester, CH1 1SL
Friday 14 June 2013 - 1.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
3 CPD hours
The workshop will give you practical tips and advice on:
- How to record any failures to comply with the Rules
- Reporting significant failures in adherence to the Rules
- The efficient running of the Practice
- Regulatory compliance of the Practice
- How you will ensure compliance by file reviews
- The register of breaches that the firm needs to maintain
- Compliance plans and risk management
- When you will report breaches in the SRA Accounts Rules to the SRA
Continuing Professional Development: Distinctive Partnerships are accredited as an external course provider by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Attending this course qualifies you for 3 CPD hours.
Course Materials: Comprehensive and up to date course materials, including suggested templates to use in your COFA role, will be provided to delegates on the day of the workshop.
Speaker: Karen Hain, Partner and Head of Professional Practices at Moore and Smalley.
Karen heads up the Professional Practices department within Moore and Smalley and has developed a designated team to deliver a high quality service to legal professionals. In addition to her substantial experience of Solicitors Accounts Rules, and advising practices on improving profitability, Karen is also a qualified Lexcel consultant. Karen also heads up the Professional Practices team for MHA, an association of nine independent accountancy firms across the UK who collectively look after over 150 legal firms and over 500 partners.
If you are unsure about your COFA responsibilities, book a place at the workshop and benefit from the expert advice Karen will share.
Cost: Places are £125.00 + VAT per delegate. Refreshments included.
For more information or to book a place please contact Helen Glaze, Risk Compliance and Audit Manager on 01244 571440 or e mail her at email@example.com. There are a limited number of places available on this workshop so we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.