Introduction to SRA Accounts Rules Assignments

Training - Career Development Courses

Course Summary

Item
Detail
Date
TBC
Location
Online - On demand
Duration
3 hours
Participants
Trainees and qualified staff wanting a better understanding of client money assignments
Speaker
Andrew Jarvis
Member Price
£135 + VAT
Non-Member Price
£170 + VAT
Forthcoming Dates
TBC
Upcoming dates

This course is only available ondemand.

Content of Course

This course is aimed at delegates who have not previously been trained on Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) Accounts Rules assignments and for staff who need a comprehensive refresher.  The course will be based around the new SRA Accounts Rules and will specifically highlight areas of risk.

The content of the course includes:

  • Overview of the legal sector
  • Why solicitors hold client money
  • The Solicitors Regulatory Authority
  • The Role of the COFA
  • How client money is regulated including a detailed review of the rules and guidelines
  • Common breaches of the rules and guidelines
  • Recent changes to the rules and current issues
  • The work undertaken to support an Accountant’s Report,  including:-
    • Planning
    • Fieldwork, especially considering documentation of evidence and common problems
    • Finalisation including reporting issues, and
  • Practical problems and how to resolve them