In the press: Stay safe – Cybercrime in conveyancing

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Last updated on April 15th, 2020

Robert Rutherford, CEO of QuoStar, and Nigel Smith, Managing Partner of Ellis Jones, outline how to protect both firms and clients from scam emails during conveyancing.

“The rise in targeted email attacks against solicitors and their clients continues to dominate the headlines, with one couple recently losing a £45,000 deposit after succumbing to an email from a hacker claiming to be their solicitor. These attacks are clearly dangerous in their current form, but the increased frequency and intelligence behind the attacks means that solicitors will need to become increasingly vigilant in this area, not only for their clients but for the sake of their reputation as well.”

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This article was originally published in Property Law Journal (February 2016) and is also available at

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