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What to do if a lawyer has stolen client money: Trust Protection Coverage

Since 1949, the Law Society has provided financial protection so that innocent members of the public do not suffer hardship because of the actions of a dishonest lawyer. If your lawyer has stolen money or other property from you, you may be entitled to make a claim for reimbursement.

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lawyer stole money, trust account, trust money, lost trust money, trust protection coverage