There is no duty in law or professional conduct for a solicitor to carry out a physical inspection of the property unless instructed by the client to do so.
In the following circumstances, however, such an inspection may be sensible or desirable. If it appears from the documents supplied by the seller's solicitor or the client's own instructions that there are discrepancies which cannot be resolved on paper the buyer's solicitor should consider inspecting the property, for example where the client reports a possible right of way crossing the property which is not evident from the deeds. An inspection may
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