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Misrepresentation and answers to enquiries

Is the solicitor aware?!

This course deals with the various issues that arise when a buyer complains that he has bought the property as a result of a misrepresentation. It deals with basic issues and recent cases. It is suitable for residential or commercial agreements. Points covered include:
  • Misrepresentation Act 1967, s2
  • Standard conditions
  • Exclusion clauses - s3 of the 1967 Act and UCTA
  • Removing fixtures between inspection and exchange - Taylor v Hammer
  • Seller's Property Information Form - "disputes" or "complaints" McKeekin v Long
  • "Not so far as the seller is aware"
  • "You must rely on your own survey" - Clinicare Ltd v Orchard Homes
  • Entire agreement clauses
  • Rescission or damages

Trainer: Gary Webber

Level: Intermediate / advanced.

CPD: 1.5 hours

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