ALPMA conducts a range of legal industry research, aligned with our practice management learning and development framework, to help members benchmark their firm against others and understand current legal industry trends, issues, performance and best practice.
2019 Financial Benchmarking Survey
Research Closes: 22 November 2019
The 2019 ALPMA/Findex Australian Financial Performance Benchmarking Study is now open
Participation is free and open to all Australian law firms.
- Benchmark your firm's financial performance against key indicators including profitability, work in progress days, debtor’s days, interest expense, labour cost, rent, working capital and much more.
- Gain insight into the industry's financial performance expectations for the coming year.
- Find information on law firm growth strategies, remuneration, pricing and charge-out rates.
- Rate your performance against like firms and identify areas for improvement.
When all results are available, you will receive a secure log-in to Open Measures, Findex’s proprietary benchmarking software. This powerful tool graphically presents your financial results enabling you to compare your performance on key measures to similar firms using filters including state, practice type and size of firm, giving you a relevant benchmark to work from, and a strong basis for decision making.
Client Choice Awards
Research Closes: Late November/Early December 2019
ALPMA is delighted to announce that law firms of all sizes are now eligible to enter the Client Choice Awards, the only professional services awards judged solely on feedback from clients. ALPMA has partnered with beaton, research manager of the Client Choice Awards, to co-promote the Best Law and Related Services Firm awards and are encouraging all ALPMA members to take part.