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Legal professional missing limitation

Posted in Professional Negligence on 10th Jan 2022
Has your solicitor missed the limitation date of you claim? If your Solicitor has failed to issue or settle your claim by the expiry of the limitation period of your claim, it is very difficult to revive your lost claim. In such circumstances, we advise you to seek the advice of a professional negligence solicitor right away. If you are wondering whether you will be able to make a claim against your Solicitor in such circumstances, it is highly likely that the answer will be yes. When pursuing your claim, your solicitor has a duty to ensure your...

Mistakes by Letting Agents

Posted in Professional Negligence on 10th Jan 2022
Mistakes by Letting Agents Letting Agents owe a duty of care in Tort and Contract to their clients, who in most cases are Landlords, to not cause them financial loss by their own misdoings. Should a mistake by a Letting Agent lead to financial loss, the Letting Agent may be liable to their client for that loss. Contractual duties may be made expressly between the parties by the letting agency agreement, or in absence of any agreement, they may be implied by common law or statute. One of the main statutory laws to which Letting Agents must comply...

Conveyancing mistakes by legal professionals...

Posted in Professional Negligence on 6th Dec 2021
Specters Solicitors deal with a vast number of claims against conveyancing professionals every year. Although the process of conveyancing can be uniform, repetitive and transactional, the large sums of money in play mean that even the slightest of mistakes can result in a large financial loss and in turn a potential negligence claim. Instruction The duties of the conveyancer start from the moment they are instructed by their client. At the start of the conveyance, the conveyancer needs to confirm the identity of their client. If they act for two...
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