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2021 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.

Banks not adhering to APP Scam Code

Banks are not adhering to the voluntary Authorised Push Payment Scam Code introduced in May 2019. Just 4% of victims have been reimbursed despite a commitment from the sector to provide greater support

Onboarding Clients When Working Remotely

Verifying clients while offices are closed and staff are working remotely is proving challenging for legal practitioners. Matters can be unnecessarily delayed by slow client onboarding. Lawyer Checker offer a simple solution to help.

Additional risk mitigation during remote working

The largest migration of staff from office to home working has brought about many unintended consequences for business. The speed with which law firms have had to implement remote working will have left holes in on and offline security, unintended or not, which fraudsters will seek to exploit.  Lawyer Checker can help you review your own security measures and implement additional risk mitigation.

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.

Home Title and ID Fraud

Gaining a foothold on the property ladder has been no mean feat throughout the past decade.

SRA Reports