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Solicitors face mortgage fraud charges

Two solicitors have been charged in an alleged £50m commercial mortgage fraud case.

The solicitors appeared at City of London Magistrates Court last Thursday after being charged with offences in connection with a series of high-value commercial mortgage frauds.

Mark Knights of Cheshire and Kamran Malik of Birmingham are charged with three counts of obtaining a money transfer by deception.

The proceedings are to be transferred to Southwark Crown Court.


Skipton: Lawyers to examine SVR contract

Law firm probes Skipton ceiling contract clause

Law firm Leon Kaye has launched an investigation into the legal implications of Skipton Building Society’s decision to scrap the ceiling on its standard variable rate. Money Marketing first revealed last month Skipton’s move to scrap the ceiling rate on its SVR, which had meant borrowers would not pay more than 3 per cent above […]


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