Revealed: the conveyancers most frequently mentioned by LeO
These are the most conveyancers who were on the receiving end of the most Legal Ombudsman decisions between April 1st 2015 and 31st March 2016.
In total there were 344 firms subject to 460 decisions.
Keppe & Partners was subject to 14 decisions with a remedy required in 13 decisions, including two where the firm was required to pay compensation of up to £34,999.
Abode Solicitors Limited were the subject of 12 decisions with a remedy required in 10 instances, including one where the firm was asked to pay compensation of up to £24,999 over “potential misconduct” and a “failure to advise”.
Allan Rutherford Limited was the subject of eight decisions with five remedies required, up to a value of £999.
Robert Meaton And Co Solicitors: 7 decisions, 5 remedies required.
Premier Property Lawyers Ltd: 6 decisions, 2 remedies required.
ARC PROPERTY SOLICITORS LLP: 6 decisions, 5 remedies required.
ROSS COATES SOLICITORS: 5 decisions, 1 remedy required.
BARNES AND PARTNERS: 4 decisions, 2 remedies required.
Foster Mackay Limited: 4 decisions, 2 remedies required.
LAWCOMM SOLICITORS: 4 decisions, 1 remedies required.