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A scammer has been posing as Linklaters’ director of human resources in an attempt to con job seekers out of $1,500, in the latest example of a cyber scam affecting a top law firm.

A report released by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) reveals that documentation misusing the ‘Linklaters LLP’ name is being used to advertise a fake ad to become a “Data entry professional” at the firm.

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Andrew joined Legal Week in September 2018 and covers legal technology, new law, insurance, equity capital markets and IP. He joined from legal directory Chambers & Partners where he was a senior researcher for the first edition FinTech and litigation support guides. He has an undergraduate degree in Physics with Philosophy, and has previously worked on local newspapers and magazines.

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