Essential Knowledge – About Mortgage Fraud

Essential Knowledge – About Mortgage Fraud

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Course Overview

Exploitation of the UK property market through mortgage fraud costs the economy approximately £1 billion per year; therefore, it is crucial that those within the legal sector understand what mortgage fraud is and the warning signs to look out for.

During this bite-size webinar compliance specialist Tracey Calvert discuss the types of mortgage fraud which can be committed e.g. opportunistic or organised crime syndicates, the risk management techniques which can be employed and the other duties owed to lender clients

In addition, Tracey will provide practical advice on what to do if you suspect mortgage fraud is taking place and the regulatory issues which mortgage fraud can present.

What are the requirements?

  • • Watch 15 minute recorded webinar including reference notes • This course provides 0.5 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of the course you will: • Have a greater understanding of the danger which mortgage fraud can pose you and your firm • Be aware of the warning signs you need to look out for • Know what to do if you suspect mortgage fraud is taking place

What is the target audience?

  • Suitable for trainee and newly qualified solicitors. This course may also be of interest to support staff.


About Instructor - Tracey Calvert

Tracey is a lawyer and had many years experience of working for the Law Society and the SRA. She was a senior ethics adviser and, in her last role with the SRA, part of the ethics policy team which drafted the SRA Handbook. Tracey is now the director/owner of Oakalls Consultancy Limited and provides regulatory consultancy services. She has a varied portfolio of clients and interests and also writes regularly on regulatory topics. She has written 6 books (including “Ethics in law firms: a practical guide” and “Conflicts and Confidentiality in Law Firms” published by the Ark Group), is a contributor to Cordery on Legal Services, writes regular columns for the ILEX Journal and the Solicitors Journal and sits on the Editorial Board of the Law Society’s Legal Compliance Bulletin.

Course Curriculum

recorded webinars

  • Webinar


  • Slides
    13 Page