Property is source of most complaints

More than 80 per cent of complaints received by the Law Society in the 12 months up to the end of last August related to undertakings given by solicitors on property loans.

10th March, 2013

More than four out of five complaints received by the Law Society in the 12 months up to the end of last August related to undertakings given by solicitors on property loans.

Of the 2,087 complaints, 1,732 were about solicitors giving undertakings to lenders about properties, according to a report published by the Law Society. There were also 11 complaints about solicitors overcharging in conveyancing transactions.

A number of solicitors gave multiple undertakings on the same property so that...

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