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Climate change and developments on flood plains coupled with the issues of old drainage systems means flood risk is a major concern for all property professionals.

This series of resources introduce flood risk, how flood risk should be identified in the conveyancing process and how to manage risks if identified during your due diligence activities.


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Flood Risk – Introduction

Flooding in the UK has increased dramatically in the last decade and with climate change,…

Hannah Burke 7 mins

Flood Risk – Due Diligence 

In April 2016, the Flood Insurance Statement of Principles was replaced with FloodRE. This is…

Hannah Burke 9 mins

Flood Risk – Insurance & Flood RE

In April 2016, the Flood Insurance Statement of Principles was replaced with Flood RE. This…

Sue Highmore 20 mins

Flood Resilience: A consumer view on flooding & preparation

Flooding can devastate the lives of homeowners. However, if the risk is known then flood…

Mary Dhonau 20 mins

Which Report? – Part 1: Managing Risk in Property Transactions

Deciding which report to use for a specific transaction can be difficult, as each report…

Mark Taylor 12 mins

Which Report? – Part 2: The Environmental Reports

The Law Society Contaminated Land Practice Note understands that you are not required to be…

Mark Taylor 6 mins

Importance of Flood Risk during development

Flooding is the UK's biggest natural hazard. 1 in 6 homes and approximately 185,000 commercial…

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