More than half the complaints of misconduct made against solicitors in the year to last August related to undertakings on property.
Figures released by the Law Society show that 565 of the 1,025 complaints received between September 1, 2007, and August 31 last concerned solicitors’ undertakings.
Two solicitors - Michael Lynn and Thomas Byrne - were struck off last year after admitting having given multiple undertakings to financial institutions relating to loans on individual properties. The President of the...
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