Legal Bookkeeping & Accountancy For Solicitors And Law Firms

In-Depth Industry Knowledge

Accounting for solicitors is both a heavily regulated and highly specialist area that requires a true understanding of the industry, and a knowledge of the day-to-day needs of law firms. Our team have been working in this area for over 20 years and can offer a tailor-made and practical service to suit every firm. 

Why Us?

By choosing Shelbourne Accountants to look after your legal bookkeeping needs, you will gain access to a whole host of advantages that you might not benefit from when hiring a bookkeeper to work solely for your firm or if you are doing the bookkeeping yourself.

  • We have a large team of fully trained, experienced and accredited legal bookkeepers who are supervised by our chartered accountants

  • We provide in-house bookkeepers, off site bookkeepers (a virtual bookkeeping option where we can log in remotely) or emergency / contingency / holiday bookkeeping cover

  • With over 20 years' experience, we understand the accounting requirements for solicitors' practices, both large and small

  • Our highly trained team are technically proficient in a wide range of legal accounting and case management systems (including Lex Software, Klyant, Harvest, Keyhouse, Expd8, Documatics and Safe Law)

  • Our experienced bookkeepers are fully up to date on all Law Society regulations, and have experience in preparing for upcoming Law Society audits

  • If we are retained to work solely on your bookkeeping, we can work in tandem with your own accountants to ensure all books and records are in order

  • We can offer a flexible solution for your bookkeeping needs that can change, expand and respond as your business grows

  • By outsourcing your bookkeeping requirements frees up legal executives, fee earners and partners' time, your firm will be able to concentrate on its clients


Legal Bookkeeping is a specialist skill; our team have trained and worked in this area for many years. We understand the Solicitors Accounts Regulations, how to use the various legal software packages, and what it takes to run a law firm from a practical point of view on a day-to-day basis.
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Shelbourne Accountants

Chartered Certified Accountants

Dublin: +353 1 518 0518
Cork: +353 21 735 5747
Galway: +353 91 399 060

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