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Commercial Property team strengthened

Peter Brown and Co has strengthened the Commercial Property Team with Fran Merifield’s promotion to Senior Associate.

Fran joined the firm in August 2016 and specialises in all aspects of commercial property work particularly in Landlord and Tenant work alongside estate management site acquisition.

Peter Brown commented; “This is a fantastic addition to our growing property team and we are excited to have Fran on board”.

 

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Cyber Attack on the NHS

Cyber attacks on our health service – is nothing sacred?  The answer is a resounding NO!

This electronic data age brings with it many benefits, but the downside is the increasing number of attacks against individuals and businesses.  Some seem to be just for fun, others are malicious or even criminal.

As a modern day firm of property solicitors we have vigorous policies and procedures in place to fight against cyber fraud, and have to be constantly vigilant against more and more of these attacks.   It is very important for us to protect every transaction and we make no apology for the additional checks and balances that we put in place to keep our client’s transactions safe.

It seems though that no matter how many of these automatic measures are in place, or how big the IT Department is, the last hope is for individuals being knowledgeable and vigilant on the day.  

So eyes peeled!!