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Symphony Legal

Symphony Legal

Symphony Legal is the UK's leading, and largest consultancy serving solely the legal profession. The team of experts have many years’ of experience in the legal sector behind them and have all previously held key roles within the sector. Those roles include working and managing in private practice, many years of superb experience in ancillary professions, literally thousands of consultancy roles, and working within the regulatory framework that governs the sector. 

Individually and together, the consultants are an unrivalled resource for legal businesses.

Some of the services include: 

Business Support

  • Strategy - having an agreed strategic plan in place is the start of any business’s journey to success
  • Marketing - a clear plan for acquiring new and returning clients is essential for any firm’s success
  • People Management - your people are the lifeblood of your law rm. Having the right person
  • in the right job with the right motivation and attitude is one of the biggest determining factors to your success
  • Succession & Exit Planning - all firms need to have in place an effective plan to deal with succession, retirement pay-out and client retention after this happens
  • Financial Management - it is essential that the owners of law firms understand their financial position. This will not only ensure business success but also financial compliance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions - if your law rm is considering achieving pro table growth through mergers and acquisitions then we can help both acquirers and sellers
  • Change Management - taking the whole rm on a journey to implement your strategy is where the real hard work starts
  • In-house Training - they can deliver in-house training programmes around almost all of the business support areas that they cover

Compliance Support

  • COLP Support Service - their aim is to alleviate some of the pressures of undertaking this role
  • COFA Support Service - their aim is to alleviate some of the pressures of undertaking this role
  • File Review Service - reviewing files properly takes time but is essential to ensure that everyone within your firm is adhering to regulations
  • SRA Relationship Support - the SRA requires firms to interact with them more regularly than ever before and they are here to help with all aspects of that interaction
  • Obtaining and Maintaining accreditations (LEXCEL, CQS, WIQS, STEPS) - their consultants can help give clients and insurers confidence in what you do
  • Compliance Training - they deliver CPD accredited training and interactive workshops which enable your team to have heightened awareness of the trips, traps and trends in regulation

Training

We deliver training and interactive workshops, which enable your team to have heightened awareness of the trips, traps and trends in regulation.

We can offer courses on the following topics:

  • The SRA Handbook 2011
  • COLP and COFA duties and responsibilities
  • Risk management
  • Client care
  • Complaints handling
  • The SRA Accounts Rules 2011
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Data protection
  • Information and communications technology l Equality and diversity
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Anti-money laundering and Bribery Act 2010

Membership 

The have a fantastic membership with a tiered approach; this is backed up by their legal-centric consultants. All of whom have a wealth of knowledge and credibility within the legal industry. 

Here are just some of the key benefits all our members receive each year: 

  • One free place to the Symphony Legal Annual Conference in November
  • Free access to the following helplines - HR, Compliance and General Business
  • Dedicated legal focused job board – new in 2018
  • Discounts from 20+ vendors including Professional 
  • Indemnity Insurance
  • Initial annual or strategy review 
  • 2nd year, two days’ consultancy on a number of areas