Legal Breakfast Briefing - Newcastle

Event run jointly with Yorkshire Bank

WIP Valuation and Profiling

The presentation will highlight the scope and benefits of due diligence and how the results can help you to understand the risks within your business, clarify what you are doing well and where improvements can be made.  

How can technical due diligence in WIP valuation & caseload risk profiling help your business?  

Do you understand the impact of indemnity risk in your business?

How does your business rank against your peers?

How can technical due diligence help me to obtain funding?

Zoe Holland of Zebra Consulting will provide an overview of trends over the last 12 months and highlight areas in which issues have been discovered.  In instances where it has gone wrong, Zoe will explain how it has impacted upon the valuation of WIP and how it has exposed the firm to risk.  Zoe will provide case examples to illustrate ‘the good, the bad, and the ugly’.

The event will provide a real understanding of the benefits of technical due diligence and caseload risk profiling and give you the opportunity to discuss topical issues pertinent to your business.

Speaker Profile

Zoe Holland is the managing director of Zebra Consulting, a trusted advisor to law firms and key legal sector stakeholders.  Zebra Consulting advise and independently assess technical capability, operational and financial performance, risk management, WIP profiling and carry out due diligence for law firm funding.

Recent deals that Zoe has been instrumental in include:

  • Fairpoint acquisition of Simpson Millar
  • North Edge £15m investment in Roberts Jackson
  • Neil Hudgell acquisition of London firm Harris Cartier
  • Yorkshire Bank £3m finance provision to Hilary Meredith Solicitors

Zoe is known as a specialist WIP and technical due diligence expert within the legal sector.  She has grown a nationally recognised team of auditors across all areas of legal service.  Zoe trained as a clinical negligence and serious injury specialist before establishing Zebra.  Zoe has sat on the board of LawNet, a leading network of UK law firms.  

Date & Time

Date: Tuesday, 11th November 2014
Time: 8.00am - 10.00am

Registration details

This is an invite only event.  To register your interest email 


Yorkshire Bank
Quayside House
110 Quayside
Newcastle Upon Tyne

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