Complying with compliance – Protecting client money against fraud

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8 May 2015


Lawyer CheckerScam alerts from the SRA occur almost daily and identity theft is constantly rising, therefore the industry regulator has placed fighting fraud in conveyancing at the top of their agenda in 2015.

What do you and your firm do in order to protect client money? How do you look to ensure due diligence and adherence to OFR and the rules contained within the CML handbook?

No doubt that these are questions that are raised by most firms nowadays. Lexcel accredited firms are subjected to further scrutiny as they are now expected to carry out relevant checks in relation to the conveyancer acting for the other party.

What is the answer?

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