Halifax Mortgage Services Ltd (Formerly BNP Mortgages Ltd) v Stepsky and Another: ChD 27 Jun 1995

The knowledge of a solicitor, acting for both the borrower and the lender, of the lay clients intentions as regards the future use of the loan, is not to be imputed to the lender, even though the solicitor acts for both parties, and is the lender’s agent.

Judges:

Edward Nugee QC

Citations:

Ind Summary 24-Jul-1995, Times 27-Jun-1995, Gazette 13-Jul-1995, [1996] Ch 1

Cited by:

Appeal fromHalifax Mortgage Services Ltd (Formerly BNP Mortgages Ltd) v Stepsky and Another CA 1-Dec-1995
The knowledge of a solicitor, acting for both the borrower and the lender, of the lay clients intentions as regards the future use of the loan, is not to be imputed to the lender, even though the solicitor acts for both parties, and is the lender’s . .
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Updated: 08 April 2022; Ref: scu.81153