Whatever their specialty, lawyers must understand financial concepts to understand their client’s goals, and the interests of other parties to the deal. Every lawyer must be able to spot accounting issues and provide fast and practical counsel. Attend this program and get the knowledge you need to advise your clients with confidence.
According to Lere Fashola, Founder of ESQ Practical Lawyers Academy, this training will assist lawyers to master the necessary financial skills to better understand the business of their clients and the intended outcomes from legal instructions thereby aligning legal solutions with commercial expectations. Participants will gain an understanding of financial statements, accounting concepts, and basic finance. Led by experts, this course gives you a clear financial information and practical advice about how to apply it in common client situations. Lere Fashola further stated that the speakers will explain basic concepts of accounting, generally accepted accounting standards, and basics of financial statements. Participants will receive a pro forma set of financial statements and the faculty gives you a detailed explanation of the various components. The Speakers will teach Participants how to recognize “red flags” in financial statements, discuss mistakes made by lawyers when advising clients, and teach them how to avoid them. Designed for lawyers of all experience levels, this program will review which common accounting concepts emerge in legal work and what lawyers should consider when encountering them.
What You Will Learn
Understanding Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Learning the accounting cycle
How to read the balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and notes to the financial statements
Ethical considerations in working with financial experts
Regulatory changes and views from those impacted or involved in the changes
Tax accounting vs book accounting
Accounting fraud and damages calculations
Date: 9th – 10th March, 2021
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm daily
Course fee: N75,000 (Seventy-five -thousand Naira Only)
Register here: http://bit.ly/esqaccountingrepoor contact and enquiries about this training, kindly contact Tayo (Tel: 08132676084, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Tosin (08094403711 – email@example.com)