Law Society news archive for May 2017
- Posts in May, 2017
Smishing – the term used for SMS phishing – is an activity which enables criminals to steal victims’ money or identity, or both, as a result of a response to a text message.
North-east solicitor Graham Matthews has taken up the role of President of the Law Society of Scotland today, Friday 26 May.
The solicitor credited with pioneering much of Scotland’s modern law on incapacity and mental disabilities has been awarded honorary life membership of the Law Society of Scotland.
Six new members join one familiar face on the Law Society of Scotland Council as representatives for two the constituencies of Aberdeen, Banff, Peterhead and Stonehaven and Edinburgh.
Action Fraud has received the first reports of tech-support scammers claiming to be from Microsoft who are taking advantage of the global WannaCry ransomware attack.
Over the last week, we have been receiving multiple calls or emails every day about attempted fraud attacks on client accounts.
The Lloyds Banking Group professional practices team has warned conveyancing firms to be aware of fraudsters targeting them at busy times for completions.
A campaign to promote LGBT+ equality in the workplace is being launched by the Law Society of Scotland and The Glass Network today, Thursday, 18 May.
Following the WannaCry attacks on Friday 12 May 2017, the Scottish Business Resilience centre (SBRC) has published useful guidance for businesses.
Mike Wardlaw, a Chartered Financial Planner with Tilney in Scotland highlights the importance of financial planning for business owners.