The cyberattack is affecting movers using conveyancing firms Premier Property Lawyers, JS Law, DC Law & Advantage Property Lawyers - and some reports suggest almost all property chains in the country are being affected.
Some websites from the companies targeted are now reporting progress with resolving the issue, but this has been a crisis to rock the conveyancing industry to its core.
|JS Law's website is reporting some progress|
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Read more about the ongoing incident here: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/mortgageshome/article-10216419/Conveyancing-chaos-Simplify-say-issue-fixed-UK-chains-affected.html