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Professional liability, PropertyMonday 16 January 2023

Jonathan Seitler KC acted for the successful Respondent in the Court of Appeal in Yee Shi Yin & Others v 174 Solicitors Limited

Jonathan Seitler KC acted for the successful Respondent in the Court of Appeal in Yee Shi Yin & Others v 174 Solicitors Limited which concerned a claim by multiple purchasers of off-plan units in city centre blocks against the vendor’s solicitors for having paid away moneys held as stakeholder. Jonathan succeeded on various bases despite the Court departing somewhat from the reasoning of the Judge at first instance. Jonathan led Michael Bowmer of 4 New Square and was instructed by Phil Murrin and Chris Lewis of DAC Beachcroft.

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