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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.

Andrew Messios

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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