You did not actually answer the point about whether the solicitor handling the conveyance would be able or likely to refuse to hand me the contract to take to my son. I was quoted £750 for her to do it.
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Hello there- aside from what UK LAW has alreay said - if the solicitor has already quoted £750 for attending upon your son to sign the contract then that suggests thatthe contract will not be released to you. Technically the contrat should not be released to you as you are not the client and the solicitor cannot disclose information to you without the client's consent - I know that is not what you want to hear. However, the solicitor really should not be charging an additional £750 just to attend personally to sign a contract. The answer is however, that in th absense of instructions from the client then the solicitor ca refuse to release the contract to you.
I hope that this helps and please do press ACCEPT - and I will deal with any follow points.
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