Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] 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.

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