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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.

Authorised Push Payment Fraud And Organised Crime

Through two short case studies we show you how law firms can be susceptible to Push Payment Fraud; and how you can mitigate your risks with some simple steps

Ask an Expert - Rob Hailstone of Bold Legal Group

Lawyer Checker's latest Ask an Expert introduces Rob Hailstone of Bold Legal Group. Rob answers questions around the practicalities of dealing with current challenges and looks at what post-covid-19 conveyancing might look like.

Ask an Expert: Victoria Simpson of Apply Compliance Today

Law firms have an opportunity to focus on the internal workings of their business and place extra emphasis on compliance while their organisations are in lockdown

Temporary relaxation of certified client verification

An update from HM Land Registry temporarily relaxes who can provide client verification for law firms.

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

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