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​A new clause covering what will be provided for cyber losses will be added to the minimum terms and conditions of law firms’ professional indemnity insurance policies.

This comes as a response to the 116% increase in nuisance attacks such as phone scams and cyber attacks.

“In the first half of 2021 we saw a huge spike in scam alerts issued by the Solicitors Regulator Authority. This included a 147% rise in scam alerts in the first three months of the year when compared to the same period in 2020. Email modification fraud is a common method fraudsters use to try and intercept confidential information and funds." - Lindsay Petzer, Key Relationship Manager for legal risk mitigation expert Lawyer Checker.

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