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Dreamvar and identity fraud in conveyancing transactions

Published on 17 May 2018. By Paul Castellani, Partner and Graham Reid, Legal Direcor, Professional Regulation

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The issue at stake in the combined appeals of Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mishcon de Reya and P&P Property Ltd v Owen Catlin LLP was a fairly fundamental one, namely: “Who ought to bear the risk of loss when a fraudster pretends to sell a property?”

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SRA Handbook - a slim volume of new rules for solicitors?

Published on 07 October 2011. By Graham Reid, Legal Direcor, Professional Regulation

In 1974 the Law Society published a slim volume entitled "A guide to the professional conduct of solicitors."

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Legal Ombudsman swamped by complaints against claims management companies (CMCs)

Published on 27 January 2011. By Graham Reid, Legal Direcor, Professional Regulation

The Legal Ombudsman, which launched in October 2010 under rules similar to the FOS' DISP regime, recently reported to a professional negligence conference that some 20,000 enquiries were received in its first few months.

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