The defendant resisted payment of her solicitors’ fees saying that they had failed in their duty to her not to exchange contracts without having finance in place to complete the purchase. It was alleged that she had tampered with documents produced to the court.
 EWHC 2676 (QB)
England and Wales
Cited – In re H and R (Minors) (Child Sexual Abuse: Standard of Proof) HL 14-Dec-1995
Evidence allowed – Care Application after Abuse
Children had made allegations of serious sexual abuse against their step-father. He was acquitted at trial, but the local authority went ahead with care proceedings. The parents appealed against a finding that a likely risk to the children had still . .
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Legal Professions, Professional Negligence
Updated: 25 May 2022; Ref: scu.236702