The Practical Vision Network’s New Recruits Passionate About Supporting and Developing Businesses 

The Practical Vision Network’s New Recruits Passionate About Supporting and Developing Businesses 

The Practical Vision Network is excited to welcome the appointment of two Key Relationship Managers that will endeavor to passionately extend the value and protection our vital products and services can add to UK law firms.

Uniquely placed in providing innovative technology and products to safeguard law firms against cyber crime, Lawyer Checker is delighted to improve the expertise within the risk prevention team.

The Move Exchange team are excited that Holly and Emma’s nuanced understanding of the conveyancing sector will provide a range of exciting and innovative services to help law firms improve their conversion rates.

Similarly, Solve Legal Marketing are pleased to increase the talent within their team that can expertly advise their clients on the ways the business can help regulated and unregulated firms thrive in an era of price transparency.

Based in Shropshire, Holly Lewis is a qualified solicitor and joins the business with a broad skillset and committed to helping individuals and companies develop and succeed.

With a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Law, Holly will be devoting her time to educate law firms in the Midlands about The Practical Vision Network’s pioneering products and services which can help protect their businesses from cyber attacks and help them thrive in a market of new regulation.

Holly said of her new appointment: “I’m pleased to be joining the aspiring Practical Vision Network team, it is exciting times in the business as potential new products are on the horizon and I look forward to proactively working with law firms to safeguard their systems and processes from cyber crime as well as helping many firms that may need additional help in becoming compliant as regulatory changes are introduced.”

Emma Baddaley joins The Practical Vision Network from St Albans in Hertfordshire with over 20 years’ experience at sustaining positive senior level client relationships. Emma will be covering the south of the border in her role as Key Relationship Manager, spearheading and spreading awareness of The Practical Vision Network’s unique brand.

With a BA (Hons) in Cultural Studies from the University of Portsmouth, one of Emma’s more recent career highlights was strategising, developing and growing partnerships with Magic Circle, mid-sized and niche law firms.

Emma said: “I’m thrilled to have joined The Practical Vision Network and cannot wait to work with a forward thinking, energetic and ambitious team, advocating their exclusive products and services to support and solve issues by educating and protecting law firms against cyber attacks and a myriad of regulatory change.”

Chris Harris, Managing Director of the Practical Vision Network expressed his enthusiasm for the new recruits. He said: “We are delighted to welcome Holly and Emma to a great team. They both have excellent skills and experience and proven track records in customer relations.

“We pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge and skills in the industry and want law firms to consider us as the ‘go to’ partner when it comes to fighting against fraudsters and cyber attacks.

“The recruitment of Holly and Emma is important to us as it means we can educate and widen our remit and create a much stronger awareness of our pioneering products and services.”

The Practical Vision Network incorporates Lawyer Checker, Solve Legal Marketing & The Move Exchange.

This article was submitted to be published by Lawyer Checker as part of their advertising agreement with Today’s Conveyancer. The views expressed in this article are those of the submitter and not those of Today’s Conveyancer.

Lawyer Checker

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Provider of market-leading risk management solutions to the legal sector.

Lawyer Checker is a leading provider of risk management solutions to the legal sector, offering a full inclusive suite of products and services which have one thing in common – they are all designed to protect and to promote your firm.

Our expert understanding of the legal sector means that we are in a unique position to ensure that your business is protected from the main threats without delay.

We are committed to being proactive when it comes to caring for our clients, and to getting them onto a platform where they are safer.

What does Lawyer Checker do?

Our suite of fraud prevention and cyber security products include:

Thirdfort is the latest in Lawyer Checker's innovative suite of products helping to defend law firms against the persistent threats lurking in the legal sector, by providing enhanced due diligence to source of funds and ID checks. It uses a mobile app to digitally confirm a client's identity by combining facial recognition technology with document scanning and open banking, enabling you to confidently “Know Your Customer." Find out more >

Account and Entity Screen (AES)
AES provides your firm with enhanced risk management when transferring funds by checking the accounts details of a solicitor you are sending funds to against our unique database. This ensures your client funds are sent to a legitimate bank account associated with the vendor’s conveyancing firm. Find out more >

Consumer Bank Account Checker (CBAC)
CBAC offers enhanced due diligence when remitting sales proceeds and balancing payments to consumers. It works by validating the source and destination of funds by checking the bank account details match your client’s personal details when sending or receiving client funds. Find out more >

A vital layer in protecting against email modification fraud, OnDMARC can actively block phishing attacks and obstruct 3rd parties impersonating your email domain to any recipient such as your clients, suppliers or employees. Email fraud is a law firm’s biggest risk. To avoid sensitive data being stolen through email impersonation fraud, safeguard your firm by implementing OnDMARC, otherwise anyone can send an email directly to your customers, suppliers or employees pretending to be you. Find out more >

Cyber Certifications

The National Centre for Cyber Security has identified the legal sector as a top target for cyber criminals. The sensitive data, large sums of money and important information that is held needs protecting to avoid severe damage to clients and your reputation.

Cyber Essentials
Cyber Essentials is a ‘must have’ certification for law firms which will protect your business, prevents data breaches and highlights to your customers, your regulators, the ICO and cyber criminals that you take cyber security seriously and shows you have taken the recommended steps to secure yourselves from potential threats. Getting Cyber Essentials certification for your firm is quick and easy, our in-house expert Cyber Essentials Assessors at Lawyer Checker (Part of Practical Vision Network) can conduct your online assessment and issue your certificate in less than 48hrs. For only £350 plus VAT it will give you peace of mind that you have shielded your law firm from cyber risk.

Cyber Essentials Plus
Our professional in-house assessors can issue official certificates to compliant firms for Cyber Essentials Plus, which is the next step up from Cyber Essentials. It covers the same controls but this time it is independently verified by a site visit from our expert assessor who will carry out a thorough inspection of online devices and web hosts through a detailed network vulnerability scan and certify your security arrangements to Cyber Essentials Plus level.

IASME Governance
Our expert in-house assessors can issue official certificates to compliant firms for IASME which includes Cyber Essentials certification along with a GDPR readiness assessment. It signifies to your customers and shareholders that you consider data protection a priority, and your desire to manage risk by demonstrating a high level of security. This certification is particularly suitable for businesses that are working towards ISO27001 and want a stepping stone, or for those that want to align to ISO27001 but perhaps don’t have the budget to go to a full certification.

ISO 27001
Our expert in-house consultants will help your firm prepare for ISO 27001 certification audits. It is internationally recognised as the most comprehensive and detailed accreditation to help embed a healthy security culture within your business. The consultation focuses on all business areas and not just the IT department. Our execution experts can work with you to implement ISO27001 in a way that works for your business and can provide as much or as little support as you need from project plans, document templates to full implementation. Our professional assessors can even help you to book and prepare for your certification audits.

To safeguard your business, use Lawyer Checker’s comprehensive products and services to arm you and your law firm with the right tools and information to be able to obtain the assurances you need to act in the best interests of your clients.

Key contacts:

Heidi Jenkins
Key Relationship Manager at the Practical Vision Network including Lawyer Checker, Solve Legal Marketing and The Move Exchange.
M: 0330 052 7588 E: [email protected]

Mark Siwiec
Business Development Manager (Cyber) at the Practical Vision Network including Lawyer Checker, Solve Legal Marketing and The Move Exchange.
M: 03300529150 E: [email protected]

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