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I acted for the seller in a conveyancing matter where the buyer was unrepresented. I have just received a letter of complaint from the buyer who wants my firm to pay him compensation for the delayed completion. What should I do?
I am a newly appointed compliance officer for a small firm. Are there any insurance products covering personal liability for compliance officers for legal practice (COLPs) and compliance officers for finance and administration (COFAs)?
I am the COLP for a medium sized firm. We regularly undertake file reviews of all fee earners', including partners’, files. These reviews can be time consuming. Is there any guidance available on the minimum number of files that we must review?
I have been asked to administer an oath to a document intended for use in court proceedings in a foreign country. Can I do this?
Will I be charged for the Legal Ombudsman’s handling of complaints about my firm?
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