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Spire Property Development LLP v Withers LLP [2022] EWCA Civ 970

Article contributed by Peta Dollar   Bailii Link:    Summary   In this case concerning solicitors’ negligence, the Court of Appeal determined the extent of a solicitor’s tortious duty of care to a client where problems had arisen with the property after completion of the purchase. This is to be judged objectively, and on the facts, the solicitors had not assumed legal responsibility to the clients to advise on the legal position.    Facts  Two developers purchased two adjacent properties…

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