Podcast Location:
Download it here [file size: 30.9 MB]
Categories:
Practice Management, Marketing & Skills
CPD Points:
Up to 1 point. details »

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

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

This podcast is aimed at all practitioners in law firms and in-house legal departments who are interested in how Lexcel can help to improve operational efficiencies, risk management and cost reduction. The podcast sets out the financial and business benefits associated with achieving the Lexcel practice management standard and how Lexcel will assist with Outcome Focused Regulation compliance.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what the Lexcel standard is;
  • Understand how OFR works and what it will mean for the legal services market;
  • Understand how Lexcel will assist with OFR compliance;
  • Know which outcomes are dealt with by Lexcel;
  • Appreciate the similarity between Lexcel and Indicative Behaviours;
  • Appreciate the financial and business benefits of Lexcel.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Market Update / Hot Topic
Practical Guide
Sources and References:

In this podcast, David Smith from Anthony Gold discusses the Lexcel practice management standard and outcomes-focused regulation (OFR).

Podcast added: 09/09/11

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