Ian Johnson

Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP, The Institute of Legal Finance and Management

Ian is a Director in the professional practices team of Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP, a leading national audit, tax and advisory firm, and is also a member of the Executive Council of The Institute of Legal Finance and Management (ILFM).

Ian has considerable experience in assisting law firms with all aspect of financial reporting and accounting matters, including statutory accounts audit issues. Ian also advises law firms on the SRA Accounts Rules, financial and regulatory compliance, restructuring (including mergers, de-mergers and business acquisitions), internal management reporting, financial forecasting and tax compliance.

He also lectures nationally on matters of financial management and compliance, and provides training courses and webinars for Central Law Training and LexiNexis.

Previously, Ian worked for KPMG where he worked with a number of large legal practice clients.

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Tackling the Legal Financial Landscape – What Should You Prioritise?

In the wake of the HMRC search fees case, which left many scratching their heads, and looking forward to a completely rewritten set of Accounts Rules and an entirely new Handbook, managers in law firms must be puzzling over what to think about next. Ian is experienced in advising law firms in financial compliance and will discuss the live issues of the moment and those on the horizon.


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    Matthew Pennington | Stephen Ward
    Tonic Works | Council for Licensed Conveyancers

    Wednesday 21st: 2018 Price Transparency Regulations and Conveyancing
    Thursday 22nd: 2018 Price Transparency Regulations and Probate

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    Andy Miles
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  • Paul Sachs & David Jackson: Speaking at the Legalex

    Paul Sachs & David Jackson
    CaseLines (Netmaster Solutions LTD)

    Streamline evidence preparation and communication with CaseLines digital tools

  • Steven Taylor: Speaking at the Legalex

    Steven Taylor

    Simplifying KYC and AML through technology