What’s your policy on policies?

Get a policy. It’s the first thing that most lawyers say, when faced with a missing title document or a restrictive covenant which they aren’t sure about. The thing is, I’ve been a property lawyer for over 25 years and I’ve never claimed on one. Not once.  Ever.

A straw poll round the office reveals the same. No-one has. Like chancel repairs insurance, it’s just something lawyers do, often without assessing the real need for it.

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