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Categories:
Practice Management, Marketing & Skills
CPD Points:
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Due to the difference in guidelines between the SRA and the Bar Standards Board, CPD points are awarded differently for Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives:

Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast provides a pragmatic and complete overview of the topic of billing and fees. It clearly outlines the significance of efficient billing in terms of profitability; the most frequent issues lawyers incur in relation to billing; and some of the most important and simple techniques which law firms can implement to increase fees, as well as client experience.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the profit model of a law firm and the relevance of a fee system;
  • Be aware of the most common problems that law firms incur when billing;
  • Have considered the willingness of junior fee earners to bill and handle client relationships;
  • Know some ‘quick wins’ to bill better.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Soft Skills
Sources and References:
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In this CPDcast, Andrew Marshall from Linklaters gives a pragmatic overview of the subject of Bills and Fees for lawyers.

Date Recorded: 9th October 2014

PLEASE NOTE THIS PODCAST IS NOT ACCREDITED BY THE BSB

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