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.

2020 ALPMA Legal HR Issues & Salary Survey - CLOSED

Benchmark your Firm today.


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20 January 202014 February 202023 March 2020*ClosedClosed


3 February 20206 March 202014 April 2020ClosedClosed

*The release date for the NZ Salary Survey has been extended to 23 March 2020. We thank you for your patience during this time.

Participation is free and all participants will receive a complimentary copy of the final report. 

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2019 Financial Benchmarking Survey - CLOSED 

*** Final Report - Coming Soon ***

The 2019 ALPMA/Findex Australian Financial Performance Benchmarking Study - CLOSED

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 - CLOSED

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.

Surveying for firms with annual revenue <$30M has commenced so get your entry in today to ensure you’re ready to hit the ground running and collect as much valuable client feedback as possible.