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My client has mortgage arrears. Where can I find information about the protocol lenders should follow?

My client has mortgage arrears and the lenders are threatening to repossess his home. I understand there is a protocol which lenders should follow. Where can I find further information?

View the full details of the 'Pre-Action Protocol for Possession Claims based on Mortgage or Home Purchase Plan Arrears in Respect of Residential Property' and 'Practice Direction on pre-action conduct of parties'.

For further information, please see the Law Society’s practice note on Mortgage possession claims.  

Disclaimer: While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this article, it does not constitute legal advice and cannot be relied upon as such. The Law Society does not accept any responsibility for liabilities arising as a result of reliance upon the information given.

Have you got a practice question? Call the Practice Advice Service on 020 7320 5675 or email practiceadvice@lawsociety.org.uk

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