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  • In the practicePRO Lending Library: The Client Centred Law Firm

    The legal industry has long been risk averse, but when it comes to adapting to the experience-driven world created by companies like Netflix, Uber, and Airbnb, adherence to the old status quo could be the death knell for today’s law firms. In The Client-Centered Law Firm, legal technology expert Jac … Read more »

  • Divorce settlement scam using the name Maria Suarez

    Five firms in a number of European countries notified us that they received an email from the purported Maria Suarez looking to retain them with regards to a collecting overdue payments resulting from a separation agreement. This appears to be a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requirin … Read more »

  • Debt collection fraud using the name Farrell Graham

    Two Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Farrell Graham looking to retain them with regards to a breach of a business loan agreement. This is a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawyer. In this scam lawyers will be duped i … Read more »

  • Availability of insurance coverage for lawyers acting as executor or trustee

    Estate lawyers will sometimes be called upon by a client to act as executor or trustee as part of their Professional Services. Depending on the complexity of the estate or trust, these appointments can last for years and involve a substantial time investment. As with other aspects of a legal practic … Read more »

  • New variation of the bad cheque fraud: Dog bite cases

    [First posted May 2019. Updated January 2020] Several lawyers have notified us of a new variation on the old bad cheque debt collection scam. This scenario involves a dog bite, and the promise of an insurer to pay a settlement for medical expenses. It even comes with gruesome dog bite photos that we … Read more »