- Wednesday, 16 May 2012
HSBC has today caved into pressure from the Law Society and estate agents, and agreed that the 1,400 law firms operating under the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme mark can act for the bank – and they will not have to work under its fixed-fee regime either.
Tags: conveyancing, conveyancing quality scheme, Law Society, mortgage
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- Monday, 29 November 2010
The High Court has ordered a solicitor to hand over client files to a mortgage lender despite his argument that those parts of them relating to the borrowers were covered by legal professional privilege. The judge ruled that express agreements between borrower and lender in each case overrode the right to privilege and confidentiality.
Tags: confidentiality, legal professional privilege, mortgage
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