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Recovering legal costs via service charge
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2017

My company owns the freehold of a block of flats. We sought a determination from the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) of the reasonableness of


Doing business in Australia
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, Global
  • May 9 2017

Australia (also known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation formed in 1901 with six states (New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South


Conveyancing fraud - Trusting your solicitors
  • Spratt Endicott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2017

In recent news, conveyancing fraud has been making headlines. Stories of home owners and solicitors having their communications intercepted by


Tax training notes - may 2017
  • Brown Wright Stein Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 1 2017

Thomas Nominees Pty Ltd was the trustee of the Thomas Investment Trust. Martin Andrew Thomas and Martin Andrew Pty Ltd were beneficiaries of the trust


Fla. App. Court (3rd DCA) Holds Statutory Attorney Fee Reciprocity Does Not Apply in ‘Lack of Standing’ Foreclosure Cases
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

The District Court of Appeal of the State of Florida, Third District, recently reversed an award of attorney’s fees to a borrower pursuant to section


Third DCA Rejects 57.105 Attorney’s Fees Where Plaintiff Failed to Prove Standing
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

On March 1st, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal affirmatively held that a mortgage holder who fails to prove its standing to foreclose is not


Scotia Mortgage Corporation v Furlong: The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador weighs in on the former client rule in commercial transactions
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • March 1 2017

In the recent decision of Scotia Mortgage Corporation v Furlong the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador confirmed that where a law firm acts


Solicitors’ PI: innocent solicitor ordered to pay damages following £1m property fraud
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2017

In a recent Chancery Court decision an innocent purchaser’s solicitor was ordered to pay damages for breach of trust where the registered seller was


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2017

The Court of Appeal considered: the sufficiency of conflict screens when counsel moves to another firm and found that the standard procedures to be


Solicitors' professional negligence: aggregation
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2017

2016 was a significant year for professional indemnity insurers operating in the solicitors' market, with the aggregation decision in AIG Europe Ltd v