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Victoria’s Section 32 Statements – Tread Warily In This Conveyancing Minefield

Posted on May 19, 2008 by | 7 Comments
by Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.B Solicitor Consumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   Victoria’s solicitors have been informed by their Legal Practitioners’ Liability Committee (“LPLC”) that their mishandling of property conveyancing is one of the most costly sources of clients’ negligence claims. Whether acting for vendors or purchasers, conveyancing solicitors have been warned to be especially careful regarding Section 32 Statements.   Section 32 of Victoria’s Sale of Land Act 1962 requires vendors of real estate, before contracts...

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