The legal sector is at significant risk of cybercrime, cyber attacks and scams, partly because of the sensitive data and significant monies held by law firms.
62 per cent of law firms reported a cyber attack in 2015, a 17 per cent increase on the previous year. Four per cent of all data security incidents reported in 2015/16 related to solicitors and barristers.
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New advice developed jointly by HM Land Registry and the Law Society will help conveyancing solicitors avoid potential fraud.
We have raised concerns about ABI's allegation of solicitor involvement in the rise of fraudulent insurance claims.
For the second year running professional indemnity insurance (PII) renewal went smoothly for the vast majority of firms, our 2015-16 PII survey has found.
Human rights, technology and private client practice are three new categories in this year's line up for the legal awards ceremony of the year.
The Law Society is urging solicitors to take action against malicious software that encrypts data on computers.
The Law Society is urging firms to be vigilant to cyber attacks following reports that the cost of information security breaches has almost doubled over the last year.
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