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Architects’ Certificates: round 2

Time to get back into work mode after the summer slumber and look at a decision slipped out by the Court of Appeal right at the end of term on the last day of July.  A controversial decision of Akenhead J in the TCC last year has been overturned, to the relief of the defendant architects and their insurers.   The original decision had seen judgment in favour of the claimant purchasers ... [More]

Law Society: Mortgage Fraud Practice Note Update

On 31 July 2014 the Law Society issued an updated practice note on mortgage fraud. http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/advice/practice-notes/mortgage-fraud/ There are no changes to the guidance.   The changes reflect updates to the law and publications. As of October 2013 the Serious Organised Crime Agency was replaced by the National Crime Agency. The Economic Crime Command is tasked wi... [More]