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5/5/21

SRA Raises Concerns Over Cyber Crimes Against Solicitors

“Cybercrime remains a major risk for all law firms – it’s the fastest-growing crime in the country. Law firms handle large amounts of client money and sensitive information, and that makes them an attractive target”....

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5/5/21

What you need to know about a Letter of Wishes

Why have one?

A Letter of Wishes (LoW) is often used by someone setting up a trust, or making a Will which includes a trust, to:

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5/5/21

Does the client account remain sacrosanct to the modern-day solicitor's practice?

If it needed pointing out, the SDT gave a ruling in 2018 which confirmed that the "client account should be sacrosanct, and every solicitor should know that it is to be treated as sacrosanct"1. However, in light...

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5/5/21

“Spring Clean” Your Claims Record

The “hardening” of the insurance market has been well publicised as insurers of solicitors’ PII have continued to incur significant losses – the result being underwriters hiking up premiums, increasing excess levels...

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23/4/21

Cox Mahon managing director appointed High Sheriff of Worcestershire

Richard Amphlett, managing director, has been appointed as High Sheriff of Worcestershire for 2021-22 – an appointment which will see him responsible for supporting the Crown and the judiciary as well as delivering community...

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24/2/21

Do you have a Second Home, Holiday Cottage or Investment Property which you cannot visit during Lockdown?

Many people will have a second home or perhaps an investment property which, owing to current government guidelines, they are unable to leave their prime residence to go and visit. This could have implications on your...

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24/2/21

Data Protection: 10 tips to protect data when working from home

Following Data Protection Day on 28th January, and for many of us, our way of working has changed drastically over the last ten months, there’s no better time to talk about the importance of data protection protocols and...

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24/2/21

Personal Cyber Insurance

It appears to have become the “norm” these days to read about a large corporation suffering a cyber-attack. These all seem too remote to our daily lives, only being the scourge of huge international organisations such as...

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24/2/21

Sometimes you just had to be there ….

From phones dropped in custard, to cars pelted by potatoes, to deer in swimming pools - leading Insurer Aviva’s customers have definitely found themselves in some unusual...

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27/1/21

Cyber criminals make the most of Pandemic Lockdown

The Pandemic struck and a large number of people working from home quickly became a major target for Cyber criminals. Overnight employers and employees had to react quickly and adapt to a very...

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25/1/21

PII v. D&O Insurance

What’s the difference? What’s the confusion? Do I need both?  Read here to find out more..

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25/1/21

Professional Indemnity Claims Examples for the Property Sector

Managing Agent

A tenant, at one of the insured’s client’s properties under management, fell downstairs and injured himself. He claimed that the lights in the...

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25/1/21

"Get the deal across the line"

Real estate transactions are no different from any other M&A deal (e.g., selling a trading business), in that the parties' interests are often far from aligned.

The...

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25/1/21

Claims of Christmas Past

The Christmas...

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8/12/20

New Director Joins Cox Mahon

We are delighted to announce that Richard Packman has joined Cox Mahon as a Director.

Richard brings with him a wealth of experience and we are looking forward to working with him.  Richard will be responsible for spearheading the...

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