Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 11 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2009] EWHC 1952 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Asplin QC

Representation Adrian Pay (instructed by Eversheds LLP) for the claimants.
  Charles Phipps (instructed by Williams Holden Cooklin Gibbons LLP) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 31 July 2009

Catchwords

Solicitor - Negligence - Undertaking - Breach of undertaking - Duty owed to third party - Solicitors for vendor undertaking to purchaser to discharge charge over land on completion - Defendant failing to perform undertaking - Discharge dependant upon third party release of charge - Whether performance of undertaking impossible - Whether performance of undertaking could be achieved by defendants

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