|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 428 (Jul)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Simon Brown, Mance and Latham LJJ
|Representation||Bryan Thomas (instructed by Colin Taylor, Penora) for the claimants.|
|Michael Pooles QC (instructed by Morgan Cole, Cardiff) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||29 July 2002|
Solicitor - Negligence - Duty of care - Conveyance - Solicitors completing purchase without National House Builders Council guarantee in force - Solicitors not completing necessary NHBC documentation - Solicitors not ascertaining before completion whether NHBC certificate would be forthcoming - House worthless - Whether solicitors negligent.