This briefing follows on from our earlier communications The Hazards of Handling Client Money and Nightmare on Any Street Dreamvar Part 2.
There have been no further appeals from the decisions in Dreamvar and P&P Property Ltd3, and thus we are left without a further sequel.
However, the Law Society's revised Code for Completion by Post came into effect on 1 May 2019, paying homage to the Court of Appeal's decision.
Law firms remain exposed to this type of identity fraud in many ways. This latest briefing provides risk management steps which law firms should consider.