St John’s Chambers Real Estate team have created a compelling channel for property lawyers which will provide news, insights, and some personality to complex legal cases.

Our podcasts will convey thought leadership throughout our episodes as well as simplify and discuss implications of key cases in property law. We will also aim to save solicitors some time in summarising and explaining developments.

Episode 4: Caveat emptor! Misrepresentation claims in residential property conveyancing

In this episode, Brittany Pearce and Joss Knight, consider misrepresentation claims following the sale of residential property. They discuss the basics of misrepresentation generally, specific features relating to conveyancing claims, recent cases they have bee involved in and some reported cases, including:

  • Thorp v Abbotts [2015] EWHC 2142 (Ch)
  • William Sindall plc v Cambridgeshire County Council [1993] EWCA Civ 14
  • Morgan v Pooley [2010] EWHC 2447 (QB)
  • Rosser v Pacifico Ltd [2023] EWHC 1018 (Ch)

Finally, they finish with some advice and tips for litigators.

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