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Top 10 Causes of Claims Against Solicitors

These are the top 10 causes of claims against Solicitors

  1. Failure to record instructions and advice given.
  2. Failure to distinguish role from that of other professionals.
  3. Missing time limits.
  4. Failure to record the scope of the retainer.
  5. Lack of supervision.
  6. Advising outside area of expertise.
  7. Conflicts of interest.
  8. Third parties.
  9. Identifying the client.
  10. Time pressures.