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Fraudulent claimants entitled to damages from negligent solicitors

September 2018
David McArdle and Michelle Bakker

Professional Indemnity Insurers will be interested in a recent Court of Appeal decision which found that it is not in the public interest to refuse a claimant damages from a negligent conveyancing solicitor, where the underlying transaction was tainted with illegality in Stoffel & Co v Ms Maria Grondona [2018] EWCA Civ 2031 (“Stoffel”).

In this article David McArdle and Michelle Bakker explore the key points of the case and the decision. 

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