Law Society news
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We’ve been alerted to a suspected scam where a member of the public has allegedly received correspondence from someone falsely claiming to be a solicitor called ‘David Donald’ based in Glasgow.
We’ve been made aware of an individual calling themselves ‘Susan Fowler’ falsely claiming to be a paralegal and a ‘conveyancing attorney’ working for law firm HBJ Gately.
We’re aware of an attempt by scammers to pose as a law firm called ‘MB Norman Solicitors’.
We've been made aware that an individual calling themselves ‘Tallon Sculthorpe’ is claiming to be a solicitor with the Scottish law firm Irwin Mitchell.
We've been made aware of an alleged scam involving a fake legal firm calling itself 'Solicitor Legale' who are offering legal services.
We've been made aware of an attempted scam where legal services are being offered to people overseas who want to come and work in Scotland.
We’ve been made aware of an ongoing scam which involves fraudsters duping solicitors, housebuyers and sellers in order to divert payments to accounts under their control.
The Law Society of Scotland believes that proposed regulations for letting agents in Scotland could lead to an unnecessary cost to the public by creating an unnecessary dual regulatory regime for Scotland’s solicitors.
We’ve received a report that a client of Mitchells Roberts, a law firm in Glasgow, had been contacted by phone by a bogus caller claiming to be from the firm.
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We’ve been made aware of a scam where members of the public have received emails claiming to be from solicitors, providing false bank account details.