|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 51|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Staughton, Ward and Mummery LJJ
|Representation||Nicholas Patten QC and Ian Gatt (instructed by Lewis Silkin) for the plaintiffs.|
|Elizabeth Weaver (instructed by Ince & Co) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||5 November 1997|
Solicitor - Duty - Breach of duty - Solicitor acting for both lender and borrower in mortgage transaction - Conditions of advance requiring existing mortgages to be redeemed on or before completion of advance - Solicitor failing to inform lender of borrower's mortgages on other properties - Whether solicitor in breach of duty to lender.