Category: Negligent Solicitors

A Warning to Lawyers in Professional Negligence Claims: Solicitors owe a duty to warn clients of risks

A solicitor is not under a general duty to warn clients about risks relating to matters which fall outside the scope of the client retainer; a potential professional negligence claim exists where there is a failure to warn as to risks which are material to the retainer.

Property Fraud: Breach of trust claims against solicitors

There have been a spate of recent cases where conveyancing solicitors acting for lenders may have been honest but these solicitors’ actions resulted in loss of monies through…