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    #31
    If the agent didn't officially declare bankruptcy, then it still could be theft and therefore criminal. I don't think your trainee barister should move much beyond being a trainee.
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      #32
      Yes you're right in every respect oh great wise, powerful and all knowing Paragon.

      You obviously know much more than the legal profession combined!!!!

      I just hope no-one here is relying on your advice!!!

      I must stop posting to this thread now, although it is too much fun winding you up!

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        #33
        I actually found the sharing of thoughts and information on this particular subject very informative. Especially, your link to the 1893 case history, one which I hadn't seen before. It's a shame to discover that the discussion degenerated into a wee bit of slanging. I certainly don't think it helped our credibility on this forum.

        The only advice I gave to the OP was essentially that it may not be as straightforward as he may expect. There are interesting arguments for and against.
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          #34
          f the agent didn't officially declare bankruptcy, then it still could be theft and therefore criminal. I don't think your trainee barister should move much beyond being a trainee.

          But Paragon, how can you have theft wuithout the mens rea?

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            #35
            Have no idea what his attitude was. As you are implying, could be just negligence albeit careless negligence by not putting funds in escrow.
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