Working together to combat conveyancing fraud

03 Aug 2016

Recently, the Law Society's annual professional indemnity insurance survey, which looked at insurance claims among firms of up to 25 partners, revealed that almost a quarter have reported being targeted by scammers in the last year.

The risk of cybercrime is on
the increase across all industries, but the legal sector, and in particular the conveyancing sector, where large sums of money are transacted, remains
a primary target for criminals.

Being a victim of a scam can have a devastating impact, which could lead to the bankruptcy of partners or closure of the firm, loss of
clients and income, irreparable damage to the fir...

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