Legal Profession

Tailor your business support package with our Lexcel accredited consultants

The legal services sector is unique, so we offer business support services designed for your profession.

We have a range of different products and services designed to meet your firm’s needs.

At Advantage Business Agency we have:

  • Access to the right funding to support your ambitions
  • Access to specialist guidance, advice and support from our experts
  • Accredited business advisers who understand the legal sector.

We have a developed a range of services for solicitors that deliver real value to the business in challenging times.

We have worked with over 500 law firms nationally and all of our experts have a proven track record in helping law firms accelerate growth.

Plus, most of Advantage Business Agency services are 50% grant funded, so you only pay half of the cost.

Below is a taster of the support that be accessed through Advantage Business Agency

Business Growth and Strategy services

This unique service is part-funded by government grants so your firm can access grant-subsidised business support including: (a) bespoke and tailored business advice to accelerate your firm’s growth; (b) developing a successful growth strategy and a business plan; (c) creating competitive services and building innovation into service delivery; and (d) inspiring your team to deliver high growth success.

Marketing and Creative services

Advantage Business Agency offer super-creative graphic design, sound marketing advice and award winning print. We can help your firm with all aspects of marketing, from designing engaging and impactful professional stationery to creating inspiring collateral such as leaflets, flyers, brochures and websites, as well as running complex marketing and promotional campaigns. Most of the marketing and creative services provided by ABA can be 50% subsidised, so you only pay half of the cost.

Accountancy, Tax and Audit services

Advantage Business Agency's Accountancy & Tax division has an enviable track record of providing specialist accounting, auditing, tax and financial planning services to law firms. If you’re looking for a man in a grey suit who shows up once a year, Advantage Business Agency are not the accountants for you. Our accountants become an integral part of your business and we’ve developed our practice to respond to and anticipate your needs through your financial year.

Accreditation and SRA Compliance services

Starting with an assessment of the firm’s current level of compliance, this support usually develops into providing advice and assistance on improved and consistent compliance as well as building the required portfolio of evidence of compliance for submission to the SRA. Advantage Business Agency provides COLP & COFA advice and assistance as well as practical support to recently appointed compliance officers in discharging their responsibilities including the development of risk registers and compliance plans.

And finally, with Lexcel accreditation, Advantage Business Agency has extensive experience of working with firms helping them to achieve this standard. As approved Lexcel consultants and auditors as well, we are uniquely placed to provide advice by drawing on first-hand experience of carrying out audits. Most of the accreditation and compliance services provided by Advantage Business Agency can be 50% subsidised, so you only pay half of the cost.

Leadership & Management Training Programmes

A great leader can make a practice thrive, but having a whole team of great leaders could propel your firm into rapid growth. Advantage Business Agency run an inspirational leadership programme called ‘The Winning Leaders Academy’, specifically designed to deliver real and measurable impact to your practice through increased fees, higher productivity, improved communication and greater teamwork. In addition, we regularly deliver the SRA Management Courses Stage 1 & 2 around the country on public programmes and for law firms “in-house”. All our management courses qualify for CPD hours and can be tailored to individual requirements. All our training courses attract a 50% grant subsidy.

IT and Software Solutions

In today’s world, technology offers a dynamic way to connect and engage with your clients. Understanding new technologies, latest case management systems and software can be time consuming and costly. Advantage Business Agency can help investigate new solutions and secure grant funding of up to £20,000 to implement new IT systems which will enable your firm to grow and develop. Some of these ICT products and services which could be grant funded include: (1) ActionStep – Cloud based practice and case management software; (2) Riliance – UK’s leading provider of risk and compliance software; and (3) One Digital – digital technologies and displays. Usually, eligible firms will receive a grant for up to 50% of the total project costs.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of our services please contact us at info@advantage-ba.com or call 0121 212 6580.

We were delighted with the service provided by Advantage Business Agency. They made Lexcel easy to understand and always made sure we were comfortable with the decisions we were making. We would gladly recommend them (and will do!!).

Sukhdev Bhomra – Partner at Mandla Bhomra Solicitors
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