LSC Finance Ltd v Abensons Law Ltd (t/a Abensons Solicitors)

Solicitor – Undertaking. The claimant company, LSC, had been the victim of a mortgage fraud. It brought a claim against the defendant solicitors, Abensons, who had undertaken that certain representations made fraudulently had been true. The Chancery Division held that the claims for breach of undertaking and breach of warranty of authority were made out, and that there had been a breach of a duty of care owed in tort by Abensons to LSC.

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