Overcoming Barriers to Fixed Fees

Overcoming Barriers to Fixed Fees

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Course Overview

Legal services have faced a wealth of change over the last 10 years, particularly with regards to clients’ attitude as to costs. The use of fixed fees continues to rise and is soon likely to be the normal way of charging for legal services as opposed to applying an hourly rate.

During this session Sue Edwards of Law Hound will discuss the SRA research into the rise of fixed fees and will examine the most common barriers to using fixed fees.

In addition, this session will provide viewers with practical guidance on overcoming barriers including examining expenses, using tools, defining the scope of work agreed and unbundling.


What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be familiar with the barriers to fixed fees
  • • Be aware of the practical steps that can be taken to overcome the barriers to fixed fees

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for practitioners of all levels

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About Instructor - Sue Edwards

Susan Edwards is a solicitor and entrepreneur who founded Law Hound Ltd, an online organisation which has taken a fresh approach to supplying law and compliance training in a no-nonsense and commercial way.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinar

  • Webinar
    00:22:01

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    3 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page

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  • Price
  • £ 60