- Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Nigel Harvie, the solicitor fined a record £305,000 by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) last month, argued that he was motivated by a “desire to help”, it has emerged.
Tags: breach of trust, Law Society, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Thursday, 6 November 2014
The Supreme Court has backed a law firm’s arguments that, following a breach of trust, it should have to pay in damages only the amount which the lender would have lost if the breach had not occurred.
Tags: breach of trust, conveyancing, lenders, Supreme Court
Posted in Competence, Indemnity insurance, Latest news
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