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Negligent Conveyancing – The 10 Most Common Errors

Article contributed by John de Waal KC, Gatehouse Chambers   Conveyancing errors account for at least 60% of claims made to solicitors’ professional indemnity insurers and continue to provide a steady stream of work for the Bar. These are some of the errors we most commonly see in practice.   1. Failing to keep attendance notes. For some reason conveyancing solicitors tend not to keep attendance notes. In the absence of an attendance note regarding what advice was given, the…

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