COLPs and COFAs – the chosen ones. What exactly have you signed up for?

Print This Post

14 August 2012


Following on from our successful COLP and COFA forums held earlier this year, Weightmans, in conjunction withHurst Accountants, will be hosting a breakfast workshop on the roles of COLPs and COFAs.

Now that nominations are in, we will provide you with practical solutions and tools together with working examples to help you:

  • Identify and assess the risks your practice faces
  • Monitor compliance
  • Decide what, if anything, you can delegate to others
  • Understand what a material breach might be and your reporting obligations.

This will also be your opportunity to share your experiences and concerns to date with other nominated COLPs and COFAs and is not to be missed!

The workshop will be hosted by Michelle Garlick, Partner and Head of Weightmans’ Compl-i service for law firms, and Helen Besant Roberts, Business Services Partner at Hurst and Co Accountants.

The seminar will be held at Weightmans office at 3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester, M1 3BN on 6 September.   Coffee and refreshments from 8.30am onwards for a 9.00am start.

If you would like to attend please contact Robyn Maddocks via robyn.maddocks@weightmans.com to reserve a place and inform her of any dietary requirements.



Associate News is provided by Legal Futures Associates.
Find out about becoming an Associate



Legal Futures Blog

Lawyers must now draw on the data and drive change

Chris Marston 2014

The results from this year’s legal services consumer tracker survey make for interesting reading. In its sixth year, the research finds that a firm’s reputation continues to grow in importance, holding its top slot as the number one factor influencing choice of lawyer, with price remaining a strong second, reflected in a shift towards higher numbers of fixed-fee transactions. Alongside, it reports that trust in lawyers has declined to 42%, from 47% in 2012. It’s useful information as far as it goes, but what is the sector going to do with it?

September 26th, 2016