Bookkeeping for Legal Practice

bachelor of laws

Max. file size: 5 MB.
Max. file size: 5 MB.
Max. file size: 5 MB.
Max. file size: 5 MB.
Max. file size: 5 MB.


The main aim of this course is to give learners the basic accounting knowledge for application in the practitioners’ practices. Course participants will gain an overall insight and understanding into the legal bookkeeping systems. This will enable them to provide a more effective service and the ability to provide partners guidance in maintaining the books of the firm.



  • Introduction to bookkeeping
  • Basic business control principles and the practical running of a law firm
  • Trust and business principles unique to a law firm
  • Accounting records, systems and procedures
  • Cash books – trust and business and petty cash book
  • Disbursement/billing
  • Correspondent transactions and accounts
  • Month-end procedures and requirements
  • Statutory regulations
  • Conveyancing transactions
  • VAT

Course Structure

This course is offered via contact or online platforms

*subject to availability