1. What is your actual question. I have read the facts, but now you have bought the land back from the Crown and own it, are you seeking your costs from the solicitors? Are you suing for professional negligence? The recital of facts stops abruptly half way through a sentence. If you state what your question is and where you are in this litigation.
2. The important point is that you plead a doctrine known as res ipsa loquitur which basically means that the solicitors would be liable if they did the work and the harm arose. Here, as the solicitors have run the defence that they didn't do the work, they are essentially putting you on proof of the allegations as they have destroyed the file on you. So you need to place the burden back on them to prove exculpatory evidence that they didn't cause the harm by pleading res ipsa loquitur. This prevents them relying on their own wrong - destroying the file - to defeat your claim.
3. The other important point is that you plead the issue of Concealment of the cause of action. This is important because your greatest weakness in your case is the defence of the Statute of Limitations, namely that too much time has elapsed since the date of the damage happening so your claim should be denied. However, the operation of the Statute of Limitations is suspended whenever a Defendant conceals the facts from the Plaintiff which would allow him to plead his cause of action. Here, the Defendant has destroyed the file, so you would not know the facts of your cause of action. So you need to plead concealment of the facts for the cause of action so as to suspend the operation of the Statute of Limitations. You should plead this issue, as well as res ipsa loquitur in a Reply, to their Defence. So, you need to plead this as soon as possible.
4. Please note that I don't do a Live Phone call Request. You can get that service fulfilled by another Expert. However, Please Rate the Answer to the question as otherwise your Expert does not get paid for answering your question.
5. I don't know where you got the idea that I preferred a Phone Call. I certainly didn't state that in my replies. So disabuse yourself of that notion.
6. You should also be pleading concealment in your Defence or Reply to the strike out action in the Master's hearing in the Queen's Bench. This is a much better approach than seeking to rely upon your own mental history. The Defendants destroyed the file even though they knew you had a case against them. I regret to say a judge will not take your side when you are attempting to plead your own mental problems. Go down the concealment line instead. Raise a Reply to their Defence if you have not done so thus far. I know of no legal authorities which will ensure you win pleading your own mental history. That is the wrong approach.
7. Your own mental history is a sympathy argument you use to bolster another strong legal point. It won't get you over the line of defeating the Defendants seeking a strike out of your case. So swear another affidavit alleging concealment and file a Reply to their Defence raising res ipsa loquitur and the issue of concealment of the cause of action.
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9. Thanks for the kind rating. I wish you the best of luck in dealing with this issue.