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Climate Clauses for Property Transactions

Providing Actionable Guidance for your Client


In order to fulfil your duty of care to guide clients, it is important to translate the findings from climate analysis in our environmental searches to actionable advice. We recognise that you cannot predict or explain in detail how the climate could impact your client’s investment in the future, but you need consistent and robust language that enables you to signpost next actions if a potential issue is highlighted.

We have created these climate clauses for property transactions below for you to copy and paste into your documents, for example the client advisory or the report on title to the lender. Simply download the clauses and copy and paste into your own documents.

Understanding the ClimateIndex™ rating and which clauses to use


What is the property’s ClimateIndex™ rating over the next 30 years? This guide shows you the right clause to use based on the ClimateIndex™ rating in the relevant environmental search.

This zip file also includes all clauses – Passed – Rating A or B, Passed – Rating C, and Further Action – Rating D, E or F.

Download the guide and clauses now.


ClimateIndex™ EPC Clauses


A guide to if an EPC is found or not found relating to a  residential  or commercial property.

Download the clauses now.


Law Society Guidance on Climate Risk


The new Law Society Guidance on Climate Risks has now been published. This important document helps lawyers and conveyancers understand how to approach advising clients about the potential impact of climate change.

Property transactions are perhaps the most exposed to these risks for the client and the firm in terms of potential litigation risk.

Download our summary guide to the Guidance now to find out how you can ensure you and your team can use climate data and advice in a compliant and effective manner.


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