Conveyancing: Fraud revisited

Hayley Bruce and Katherine Thorpe review case law relating to residential property fraud The courts highlighted that conveyancing is a risky area and each matter is based on a risk assessment. It is not usual practice for the buyers’ solicitors to repeat due diligence that should have been undertaken by the seller’s solicitors. A recent …
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Cases Referenced

  • Lloyds TSB Bank v Markandan & Uddin [2012] EWCA Civ 65
  • P&P Property Ltd v Owen White & Catlin LLP and another and Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mishcon de Reya and another [2018] EWCA Civ 1082
  • Patel v Freddy’s Ltd [2017] EWHC 73 (Ch)
  • Purrunsing v A’Court (a firm) and another [2016] EWHC 789 (Ch)