The recent case of Kandola v Mirza Solicitors LLP  EWHC 460 (Ch) has provided helpful clarification of the extent to which a solicitor must explain to their client the risks involved in a transaction to avoid being deemed to be negligent. Although the case concerned a property matter, the Court’s guidance applies to the advice of solicitors generally and not just those involved in conveyancing.
Facts of the case
What does it mean?
We highlight this case by way of a reminder to you that it is important that your advisors are fully briefed as to the background to your transactions and are asked to clarify or provide further explanation where there are any issues, recommendations or statements in their advice to you which is not clear.
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