Corporate Finance for Lawyers : Financial Advisory Services : Advantage Consulting

Financial Advisory

We help law firms with their key financial issues. From financial reviews and audits to financial planning analytics and decision support, we have the experts, analytics and tools to help you better manage your practice finances.

Just as not all lawyers are the same, not all financial advisors are alike. Experience and client satisfaction are two of the most relevant considerations when it comes to considering which financial advisor to help you.

Advantage Consulting provides advice to its clients on a broad range of issues, including start-up and venture capital deals, joint ventures and helping traditional family businesses. We operate across all legal sectors, and clients tell us they value our practical and proactive approach to securing the best possible outcomes for them. That is why we believe we are the financial advisors for you.

Expert Financial Advice for Lawyers

As a specialist provider of financial planning advice to lawyers, we understand that lawyers have unique career paths with different financial needs at every stage. Our Financial Consultants understand the legal profession and they have the expertise and insight to be able to advise you on many aspects of financial planning.

Financing your future practice ambitions

Considering the purchase of a law practice is a huge commitment and financial investment, but can be vital if you are looking to grow your existing business or expand your career options and as a positive venture for the future. No matter the reason behind it, you may be considering a significant commercial loan to help achieve your growth objectives.

At Advantage Consulting, we have specialist knowledge and experience of working with law firms and solicitors’ practices to tailor a finance solution for practice acquisition that suits your bespoke requirements. We'll work with you from beginning to end to ensure as smooth and seamless a process as possible.

With terms ranging up to 20 years, a practice acquisition solution can help lawyers acquire the means to grow and achieve their career ambitions.

Speak to one of our knowledgeable and dedicated Finance Consultants to see how we could help support your practice today and in the future.

We can secure funding for your new premises and everything in it

Whether you are looking to purchase a new commercial property or just refurbish your existing premises, Advantage Consulting can help you securing funding for everything you need. Whether you're purchasing new equipment, refurbishing your offices or investing in the latest IT solutions, investment in your law firm is vital to the future success of your practice, but can be prohibitive to purchase upfront. That is where our team of Financial Consultants come in, so we can support you by helping you spread the cost over 7 years or less, retaining cash in your business and achieving quicker return on investment and breakeven points.

We can secure funding for all kinds of asset investments including but not limited to:

  • computer hardware
  • software including PMS
  • specialist business and office equipment
  • premise refurbishments
  • office relocations
  • vehicles

Our Financial Experts in London, Birmingham and Manchester will work with you to create a bespoke plan, tailored specifically to your business needs. Speak to one of our knowledgeable and dedicated funding managers today to see how we could help support your law firm today and in the future.

VAT returns - free your cash flow!

VAT returns represent a significant outlay and can regularly impact the cash flow of any business. Tying up cash in short-term expenditures such as VAT can mean that you have reduced working capital for other important areas of your business. This is where our experts can help. Spreading the cost of your VAT bill over 3-12 months can have positive effects and ensure you are in control of your cash flow. It also can give you more predictability over your expenditure allowing you to smooth peaks and troughs.

Speak to one of our dedicated and knowledgeable VAT experts today to see how we can help support your law firm with VAT funding or other short-term loan solutions.

Increase or buy equity in your practice

A partner equity loan provides a finance plan to support you in purchasing equity in your practice or increasing your equity share, while spreading the cost over up to 20 years. Partner equity loans are available from £25,000 to a maximum of £500,000.

Advantage Consulting finance experts can secure tailored loans for your “equity purchase”, allowing you to buy equity in you practice and achieve your career ambitions. Our dedicated funding experts will work with you to discuss your specific requirements and allow you to spread the substantial cost over time while supporting your every step of the way.

Make achieving your ambitions a simple and hassle-free process by involving our Advantage Consulting Finance Managers from the first step. We understand your requirements and are dedicated to putting our clients needs at the heart of everything we do.

Why choose our Corporate Finance experts?

As part of the structuring of the financing project, we will discuss all relevant aspects with you in advance (in particular accounting, tax or regulatory requirements or restrictions) in order to develop the best possible financing solution with you.

In addition to the core funding options for lawyers, we also provide support in the area of seed and venture financing for innovative law firms and alternative business structures and provide ongoing business advice on all corporate, contract and financial law issues.

With our extensive experience and profound expertise, we will support you in keeping your law firm on course.

For more information on how we can help your law firm, please call us on 0121 212 6580 or request a free call-back using our Contact Form to get free initial advice.

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