The real estate lawyer’s job is more than just conveying title, and not every matter will be straightforward. Communication errors and inadequate investigation are the biggest causes of real estate claims at LAWPRO, respectively 41 per cent and 26 per cent of claims reported between 2001 and 2011. Busy, high-volume practices often lead to situations where the lawyer is not taking the time to communicate with the clients properly.
Lawyers need to take the time to speak to clients to ensure they’ve gathered all the relevant information.
Here are five questions lawyers should be asking their clients or themselves on . . . [more]