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Legal accounting software

Take control of your firm’s finances

Time is your most valuable asset. Manage it the right way with simple accounting software for lawyers and solicitors. Automate admin, create quotes and track billable time quickly and easily.

Create quotes or estimates instantly

It’s easy to get paid faster when you can quickly convert quotes to invoices and send them to clients. And with real-time reporting, you can track your payments to see how much profit you’re making from each client.

Get real-time insights into your firm’s profits

With clear insights into your cases, you can track when you started working with clients and how much they earned. View accurate cash flow forecasts and collaborate with bookkeepers and accountants in real-time.

Save valuable time with a digital paper trail

Say goodbye to paper receipts and manually managing data. Record VAT actions digitally so that you have an online audit trail for HMRC, automate manual data entry and reconcile bank transactions easily.

Pay employees on time, every time

If your practice employs several people, you can also pay them quickly and easily using our optional Payroll add-on and sync these payments with Sage Accounting automatically, saving hours of work.

Record expenses on the go

Visiting a client or at court? Vehicle topped up with fuel? With our easy-to-use accounting software, attorneys and lawyers can snap and capture receipts, track invoices and send quotes at the click of a button with our mobile app.

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Accounting

Start

FREE for 5 months
£12
£0.00 +VAT/mo*
You save £60.00
  • Create and send invoices
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate and submit VAT
  • Be Making Tax Digital Ready for VAT
  • Supports one user
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Accounting

Standard

FREE for 5 months
£24
£0.00 +VAT/mo
You save £120.00
  • Create and send invoices
  • Track what you're owed
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Calculate and submit VAT
  • Be Making Tax Digital Ready for VAT
  • Supports unlimited users
  • Manage and submit CIS
  • Run advanced reports
  • Send quotes and estimates
  • Forecast cash flow
  • Manage purchase invoices
  • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 3 months free(2)
    Accounting

    Plus

    FREE for 5 months
    £30
    £0.00 +VAT/mo
    You save £150.00
    • Create and send invoices
    • Track what you're owed
    • Automatic bank reconciliation
    • Calculate and submit VAT
    • Be Making Tax Digital Ready for VAT
    • Supports unlimited users
    • Manage and submit CIS
    • Run advanced reports
    • Send quotes and estimates
    • Forecast cash flow
    • Manage purchase invoices
    • Snap receipts with AutoEntry, 3 months free(2)
    • Invoice in multiple currencies
    • Manage inventory

    *Get 5 months free, then £12/£24/£30 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
    **Start your free trial and receive 1 month free, then £12/£24/£30 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
    (1) Starting at 5 employees from £0.00 (offer price) per month + VAT with the option to add employee tiers for up to 100 employees. RRP from £7 + VAT per month (after offer).
    (2) Snap and upload data from unlimited receipts, invoices and supplier statements with AutoEntry, free for your first 3 months. Subject to fair usage policy. Standard and Plus tiers only.

    FAQs

    You don’t need to be an expert in accounting to use our law firm accounting software. It’s easy to enter, manage, track and action financial data in one place so that you can maximise time savings and focus on profitability. Use our law firm accounting software to:

    • View when cases began and identify the most profitable clients
    • Quickly raise quotes and invoices to get paid faster
    • Control cash flow and track money in and out with accurate forecasting
    • Create a digital paper trail and file VAT returns to stay compliant
    • Record expenses on the go with AutoEntry to snap and capture receipts
    • Give bookkeepers and accountants permission to review finances and collaborate with you in real-time
    • Pay employees at your practice on time, every time with Sage Payroll
    • Connect your banks to Sage Accounting and import transactions automatically

    Law firm accounting and financial management software works from anywhere, online. Sage Accounting is a great example of this. You can use it to work on your law practice's books, file VAT returns and control cash flow. It will help you track income and expenses while spending less time on financial admin. You can also use Payroll, an add-on for Sage Accounting, to pay associates at your legal practice.

    Legal accounting software helps solicitors and lawyers spend less time on financial admin, the books and on tax returns. It's more user-friendly and efficient than spreadsheets and faster than going through files of old paper receipts. You can record income and expenses after meeting a client or via your mobile. It's also ideal for collaborating with an accountant or your bookkeeper to ensure your financial records are in order.

    With our cloud based legal accounting software, we can take care of updates automatically. Our team also work with HMRC to ensure Sage Accounting is compliant with the latest legislation and guidelines including Making Tax Digital.

    There are plenty of ways you can save time with Sage Accounting. Here are some examples:

    Automate manual tasks

    By automating tasks, you can cut down the amount of time you spend on manual data entry to save money and focus on the areas of the business that need the most attention.

    • Set up recurring invoices to avoid starting from scratch each time
    • Add invoices in bulk to save time
    • Get Google Drive integration to get automatic copies of invoices and quotes online
    • Connect your bank and let transactions flow into Sage Accounting for easy reconciliation

    AutoEntry

    Spend less time on admin and more time on your legal work with a paperless way to manage receipts. Simply snap, scan or email a photo of your receipts, bank transactions, invoices or other documents for your Sage accounts using AutoEntry. Then categorise, publish and share them with your accountant through Sage Accounting. AutoEntry captures tax summaries and full line item details including description, quantity and unit price so it’s an easy way to log the information you need, when you need it.

    Other ways to save time:

    • Use dashboards to view your financial data instantly
    • Use real-time data to collaborate faster with accountants or bookkeepers
    • Create and send invoices, easily follow up with clients on outstanding invoices and track the health of your business in real-time from anywhere with the mobile app
    • See a live running total of your tax liabilities, plan ahead and submit to HMRC
    • View cash flow forecasts in real-time to make faster business decisions

    Sage Marketplace

    Get added functionality with our partner apps which integrate directly with Sage Accounting, bringing you more tools that help you get the job done.

    AutoEntry

    Remove the need for data entry

    AutoEntry is an intelligent, cloud-based solution which eliminates bookkeeping data entry, so users never again have to type up invoices or receipts.

    MattersCloud

    Improve legal practice efficiency

    MattersCloud allows legal professionals to track time and expenses, manage clients, raise invoices, develop opportunities and keep up to date with tasks.

    Satago

    Get paid faster

    Satago helps business owners and accountants get invoices paid faster and protect against credit risk.

    Castaway

    3 – way modelling and forecasting

    Castaway is a reporting and business modelling solution that allows you to budget, forecast, analyse KPIs, model scenarios and manage consolidations.

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