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.

dont miss

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.


  • Dan Peachey: Speaking at the Legalex

    Dan Peachey
    City Legal Translations

    Legal Translation and What Every Good Law Firm Should Know

  • James Mason: Speaking at the Legalex

    James Mason

    How to Recover from a Ransomware Infection; LIVE

  • Eric Fletcher: Speaking at the Legalex

    Eric Fletcher
    Symphony Legal Ltd

    Accounting, compliance and regulation links

  • Diana Constantinide: Speaking at the Legalex

    Diana Constantinide
    Strattonfield Chamber

    Lawyers in the face of globalisation

  • George Gregory: Speaking at the Legalex

    George Gregory
    Reckon Software

    How digitising your business can engage your workforce