Legal Finance & Accounting Market Trends Report H1 2022

We surveyed over 400 Legal Finance & Accounting professionals to discover the key hiring trends that matter in 2022.

The Legal Finance & Accounting recruitment market is extremely busy, with senior roles in particularly high demand. The volume of newly created positions has overtaken the number of replacement roles, proving that law firms are committed to bolstering their teams across finance disciplines, in particular within billing and finance systems.

Law firms have also been investing heavily in their finance systems departments, either upgrading their Finance PMS or implementing new reporting/budgeting tools. This has resulted in a need for greater in-house support.

The legal finance market has a candidate shortage, so there is a great need for flexibility from firms when it comes to salary expectations and the need for specific skills and industry experience.


Discover the latest Legal Finance & Accounting market trends in H1 2022


Ambition surveyed over 400 professionals working in the Top 100 Law firms across the UK to find out the key motivators, challenges and trends when it comes to hiring and retaining staff in 2022.

Download the report today to discover:

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    Plans for hiring in 2022

    Discover which roles are in highest demand, which departments firms are looking to grow and what firms plan to do in order to attract the best talent.

  • Job seeker expectations

    Key priorities for jobseekers

    Recruiting and retaining talent is a key challenge in the current market. Candidates have high expectations, not relating to salary but looking at the full package on offer. In this report, you'll discover what matters most to legal finance & accounting professionals today.

  • Flexible working

    Working patterns

    With lockdown restrictions now eased, find out how firms are navigating the return to the office and how working patterns have changed.

Webinar: The key Legal Finance & Accounting market trends in H1 2022


In this webinar, Sumaya Ahmed and Michelle Allen present the results from the legal finance & accounting market trends report.

Key insights include:

  • Expectations for the legal finance & accounting market in 2022

  • Trends on pay and bonuses

  • Top tips and advice for jobseekers and hiring managers

Webinar: They key trends for Legal Finance & Accounting in H1 2022

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