Audit services for legal firms

At Adept, our independent auditing services add value to your financial reporting. We provide legal businesses like yours with professional, timely and cost-effective auditing services.

Our services include a full suite of auditing and assurance activities that meet regulatory requirements relating to solicitor trust accounts.

  • Review of practices and procedures

  • Identification of potential issues with your trust accounts

  • Provision of necessary assurance reports

  • Compliance review of client trust accounts

  • Review of trust receipts and payments

  • Review of bank statements and bank reconciliations

  • Confirmation of trust balances

  • Review of journals

  • Review of controlled money accounts

  • Examination of matter files

  • Review of general bank accounts

  • Review of trust ledger accounts


Adept Financial Auditing is approved by the Law Institute of Victoria and the Legal Services Board to undertake external examinations of solicitors’ trust accounts (Examiner Number: 0001867).

Under the Legal Profession Uniform General Rules 2015, an external examiner must lodge the Examiner’s Report and Statement of Trust Money with the Victorian Legal Services Board by 15 May for the audit year ending 31 March.


We can tailor our services to suit the specific needs of your legal business.

Contact Adept today to discuss.

  • Individual solutions: meeting all your requirements, including a specific audit plan

  • On time, every time: fast, efficient work to meet your deadlines

  • Regular communication: you know where you stand throughout the process

  • Australian-based: all work performed at our Melbourne offices