The Q9000 is an advanced strategic, risk and quality management standard awarded by the Institute of Legal Research and Standards to solicitors’ firms which have demonstrated exceptional levels of strategic, innovation and quality management.
The Q9000 is suitable for elite law firms who have exceptional risk and quality procedures in place and who have achieved high scores in the Q6000 Standard.
Firms with the Q9000 accreditation have been independently audited and rank among the highest quality law firms in Ireland. These firms observe the highest standards in client and file management, regulatory compliance and claim management and have advanced procedures in the areas of practice management, systems management and financial management. They also demonstrate leadership in the development and implementation of innovative and strategic legal services.
The Q9000 incorporates the six modules in the Q6000:
And adds three further modules
Advanced Financial Management
Strategic and Innovation Management
Advanced IT, Information and Knowledge Management