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The Supreme Court has unanimously held that a borrower's solicitor did not owe the lender on the other side of the transaction a duty of care. The decision involved consideration of the principles…Read more
Scope of duty and factual causation: Andrew O’Neill and Elizabeth O’Neill v Bull & Bull (A Firm) (2018)
The claimants, Mr and Mrs O’Neill, wished to purchase a new house and retained the defendant to act for them. On the face of it this was a straightforward conveyancing transaction. However, somewhat…Read more
New Consultation on the Effectiveness of Changes to the Construction Act and the Use of Retentions in the Construction Industry
Andrew Macleod considers two recently launched Government consultations on the effectiveness of changes to the Construction Act and the use of Retentions in the Construction Industry.Read more
On 27th September, the SRA launched its second consultation paper on reform of the Solicitors Handbook. Phase One, which began in June 2016, involved a shortening of the Code of Conduct and Accounts…Read more