Home buyer's £20,000 bill hits headlines as conveyancing complaints take centre stage
The Legal Ombudsman (LeO) has taken the step of issuing new guidance for first-time buyers outlining the responsibilities a lawyer has during the conveyancing process.
According to the LeO, almost one quarter of the 7,500 complaints it receives each year relate to conveyancing.
A failure to advise clients appropriately, delays, and poor costs information are usually the main driver of complaints.
'We've published a new guide today to help clarify what people can expect from their la...
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