home had secured husband’s debt.
[Banks disliked Barclays suggestion
of meeting wife –
placed on enquiry whenever one party to cohabiting couple offers to stand
surety for debts of the other.
homo or hereto, provided bank knew about relationship.
not have to meet wife but must communicate directly with her explaining why
they want her to consult solicitor.
full financial details to solicitor.
or wife and bank, provided no conflict of interest.
for undue infl.
seriously adverse to wife’s interests, solicitor should decline to act further.
get cert from solicitor confirming wife understands risks.