Dye & Durham: Climate Change and Storm Damage

5th May 2022 at 11:00 am - Online

Dye & Durham UK Insight & Data are delighted to bring you four brand-new webinars in association with Property Law UK. You will hear from the lead Climate Analyst who developed the Extreme Wind module within the Climate Report. Hamish Wilkinson will explain the wide-ranging and granular datasets that have been collated and interpreted to provide your client with a clear view of what the hazards is, and when it is likely to impact property, using a low, medium, and high hazard exposure scoring system. Dr Tim Farewell will also explain which ground hazards will increase in severity and occurrence in the UK due to climate change.

Barrister Tom Graham is a lecturer and author with nearly 40 years of experience in town and country planning, highway law and public law. A former solicitor, Tom has had considerable experience in local government and private practice, he will discuss flooding and wind damage impacting on value and amenity, as well as the issue of tree damage on the conveyancing process and property ownership.

After the talk Hamish, Tim, Tom and Ian will be available to answer your questions live. Everyone is welcome to this free talk, and we hope you take interesting facts and statistics away with you.

Insight & Data is an award-winning team within Dye & Durham UK, consolidating the environmental, ground, and cyber hazard knowledge of Future Climate Info (FCI), Terrafirma and Lawyer Checker. As well as hearing from climate and ground risk experts from Dye & Durham, joining the speakers on this series is Legal Training Consultant Ian Quayle, and Barrister Tom Graham.