Lawyer Checker

https://www.lawyerchecker.co.uk

Provider of market-leading risk management solutions to the legal sector.

Lawyer Checker is a leading provider of risk management solutions to the legal sector, offering a full inclusive suite of products and services which have one thing in common – they are all designed to protect and to promote your firm. Our expert understanding of the legal sector means that we are in a unique position to ensure that your business is protected from the main threats without delay. We are committed to being proactive when it comes to caring for our clients, and to getting them onto a platform where they are safer.
Key contacts: Heidi Jenkins Key Relationship Manager at the Practical Vision Network including Lawyer Checker, Solve Legal Marketing and The Move Exchange. M: 0330 052 7588 E: [email protected] Mark Siwiec Business Development Manager (Cyber) at the Practical Vision Network including Lawyer Checker, Solve Legal Marketing and The Move Exchange. M: 03300529150 E: [email protected]

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Moving to a hybrid workplace

Join us for the legal services event aimed at preparing law firms for the relaxing of lockdown restrictions in the UK. The time has come to embrace a hybrid working model and set your partners and fee earners up for success. Date & Time: 25/05/2021, 10am (duration 2 hrs incl. Q&A) The UK Government has […]Read More

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Home Title And ID Fraud

Gaining a foothold on the property ladder has been no mean feat throughout the past decade. Eligibility regulations and lending criteria tightened considerably following the financial crisis in 2008, property prices increased by 40% whilst the average wage increases were modest at best. When homeowners sacrifice and fight to own a property to call their […]Read More

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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). It’s no surprise that this type of fraud can be committed both by members of the family, but also by organised criminals who use various methods to divert […]Read More

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Cyber Essentials – What’s Changing?

Webinar: Cyber Essentials vs Cyber Essentials PLUS Date: Tuesday 4th February 2020 Time: 10am __________________ From April 2020 the IASME Consortium will take over the full responsibility for Cyber Essentials delivery. Why is this relevant to you? The legal sector is under attack. In the first 6 months of 2019, law firms reported a loss of £731,250 of […]Read More

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Will Digital Onboarding Become The Norm In 2020?

Webinar:Source of Funds – let technology remove the risk Date: 16th January Time: 10.00am __________________ Technology advances regardless of which sector people work in. It’s true that some sectors move a lot quicker than others and embrace technology but will 2020 be the year that the legal sector begins to open its mind to what’s out there.  On […]Read More

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Could You Spot A Fake Or Modified Email?

Register for our upcoming webinar: OnDMARC: The questions law firms want answering  Email redirection fraud was a lucrative tool in the criminal underworld accruing £123.7 million from UK account holders in 2018 alone, according to a UK Finance report.  Of the 7,544 malicious redirection scams completed, over 9,000 payments were made with an average individual loss of […]Read More

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The Challenges Of Verifying Identity When The Client Is Abroad

“As fraud becomes increasingly sophisticated, digital identity checks can play a vital role in protecting both conveyancing firms and clients from identity theft and related scams” – The Council of Licensed Conveyancers ‘CLC Conveyancing Tech Guide’ Verifying a client’s identity is time-consuming and adds significant cost to the bottom line, but what are the challenges […]Read More

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Over a Quarter of Law Firm Websites Unsecure

Law firms are failing in their efforts to tackle the rising risk of cyber crime. Even with £millions continuing to be fraudulently redirected, with the associated reputational impact and knock on effect on professional indemnity insurance premiums, most law firms have not implemented even the most basic security measures.  The research has been undertaken by a leading […]Read More

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The Rise Of Fake ID Documents

It is estimated that property fraud has cost the UK Land Registry more than £73million over the past 18 years, with an average pay-out to a victim costing upwards of £100,000. Property fraud and the rise of fake ID documents is on the rise, with more onus being put on solicitors involved in property transactions […]Read More

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75% Of Law Firms Have Had Their Passwords Stolen

Law firms are failing in their efforts to tackle the rising risk of cyber crime. Even with £millions continuing to be fraudulently redirected, with the associated reputational impact and knock on effect on professional indemnity insurance premiums, most law firms have not implemented even the most basic cyber security measures. The research has been undertaken […]Read More

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The Pros & Cons of Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Cyber Essentials is a Government backed accreditation scheme, that protects your organisation, whatever its size against a range of the most common cyber attacks. With cyber attacks becoming an increasing blight on society, with more being reported on in the news, understanding what options you have when it comes to cyber security is important. Why […]Read More

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Webinar: Funds Transfer Fraud…Think It Couldn’t Happen To You?

The national news continues to report on cases where law firms are infiltrated, bank details are altered, and funds are redirected to criminal bank accounts.   This happens when law firms transfer funds between each other, and increasingly when remitting funds to clients.  The most common threats to law firms identified in the recent Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Risk Outlook […]Read More

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6% Of Law Firms Protect Their Money Transfers

Law firms are failing in their efforts to tackle the rising risk of cyber crime. Even with £millions continuing to be fraudulently redirected, with the associated reputational impact and knock on effect on professional indemnity insurance premiums, most law firms have not implemented even the most basic cyber security measures. The research has been undertaken […]Read More

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IASME Consortium To Be New Cyber Essentials Partner

It has been announced the IASME will take over the full responsibility for Cyber Essentials delivery from 1st April 2020. This announcement has come on the back of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) conducting an extensive consultation process and making changes to improve the scheme. Having a clearer, more consistent path for customers to […]Read More

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