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.Download
Understanding Climate Change
Climate change is the most significant external impact that our communities and businesses face. It will affect property and infrastructure assets, investment portfolios, lending and insurance markets. The scale of change and the potential risks are eye-watering and have major implications for property transactions.Find out more
Conveyancers’ Duty of Care to Advise Clients about Climate Risk
Risks change over time. Climate risk analysis is now an essential part of understanding the forward risk on clients’ land and property transactions.
Now, exclusive to Groundsure, one of the UK’s leading environmental law practitioners, Stephen Tromans KC, has released his legal opinion on a firm’s duty of care to advise residential and commercial property clients on climate risk. It’s essential reading for all conveyancing practitioners and available to download free now.Download
How you can help clients
Advising clients about climate risk should not be daunting. We know you are not climate scientists, which is why we are here to help. ClimateIndex™ analysis is backed up by tools and resources to help you best explain what it could mean for your client.
We have produced a detailed and handy guide to ClimateIndex™ by answering some of the typical questions that conveyancers have about the analysis module.Download
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