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2020 is an extremely dangerous time to be dealing with property transactions if necessary checks are not followed. Make sure your livelihood isn’t at risk. Make sure your Solicitor/Conveyancer uses Lawyer Checker.

What should an IT department do in relation to cyber security?

UK law firms are now starting to realise that responsibility for cyber security doesn’t just lie within the IT team, and that technical controls alone can’t protect a business from today’s attacks.

The rise of bogus law firms and identity theft

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) reported law firm losses exceeding £700,000 in the opening half of 2019, attributing them to identity theft and the use of impersonation tactics.

Protecting yourself against probate fraud

Did you know that probate fraud costs in the region of £150m a year? That’s the figure provided by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

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Conveyancer fined after failing to check client ID

An experienced conveyancer was fined after being tricked into believing that a woman was who she said she was without proof of documentary evidence.

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