Landmark launches webinars series to support lawyers manage risk in property transactions


Landmark Information GroupLandmark Information, the land, property and environmental data specialists, has announced a new series of webinars that are designed to help property solicitors manage risk relating to residential and commercial property transactions.

The first webinar in the planned series will take place on Tuesday 6 March at midday and is a one-hour session, which provides highly practical guidance focused on Managing Flood Risk in Property Transactions. 

Jointly led by Landmark’s environmental lawyer Simon Boyle and Philip Hill, Account Director, the webinar will consider how the various flood risk types can affect a residential/commercial property transaction. Delegates will learn how they can provide clients with practical information and advice that helps clients understand the risks and take action to address potential problems.

In total, the webinar series will include the following focuses and are designed to support lawyers with their Solicitors Regulation Authority ‘Continuing Competence’ training requirements:

  • Managing flood risk in property transactions
  • Which residential report? The right report for the right transaction
  • Planning risks in residential conveyancing
  • Mining and subsidence – risk, response and remedies
  • Highways and utilities reports: their use in commercial transactions
  • Which commercial report? The right report for the right transaction

Philip Hill from Landmark Information said: “Our webinars are designed to provide practical, hands-on guidance and advice to property lawyers relating to reducing risk in property transactions.  We will be providing highly practical advice relating to a range of issues, from managing flood risk, understanding planning risks through to researching ground stability risks and more. We welcome property lawyers to register for as many of our free webinars as possible, all of which can be included as part of their annual Continuing Compliance declaration to the SRA.”

Registration:

To register for the Managing Flood Risk in Property Transactions webinar on Tuesday 6th March, click https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5167388380248153089.

Full Webinar Programme:

Tuesday 6th March @ Midday – Managing Flood Risk In Property Transactions

Programme content:

  • The nature of flood risk – the scale and why it matters to clients.
  • The main types of flooding compliance, guidance and the Law Society Flood Risk Practice Note.
  • The potential impact on a transaction.
  • Current status of insurance –including the Flood Re scheme.
  • Flood resistance and resilience.
  • Flood data and reports.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5167388380248153089   .

Wednesday 4th April @ Midday – Which Residential Report? The right report for the right transaction.               

Programme content:

  • Why we do searches – Law Society compliance, avoiding traps and ‘nasty surprises’. 
  • Breakdown the content of the reports – What data & information is included within environmental, flood and other risk reports? 
  • Which reports to select and when. 
  • Matching the right reports for the right transaction.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7035985301909456641

Tuesday 1st May @ Midday – Planning Risks in Residential Conveyancing

Programme content:

  • Understanding planning issues in residential/commercial transactions. 
  • Planning policy and legislation. 
  • Planning information available – applications, land use designations. 
  • How Landmark planning reports can provide practical information to help you and your clients.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8563099200754488834

Thursday 7th June @ Midday – Mining & Subsidence – Risk, Response and Remedies

Programme content: 

  • What is – and isn’t – subsidence.
  • Liabilities and the approach of lenders and insurers. 
  • Risk assessment measures, and what to do if a risk is discovered. 
  • Steps that can be taken to reduce those risks. 
  • Subsidence risk search report information. 
  • Case studies.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/648951942976431362

Tuesday 3rd July @ Midday – Highways and Utilities reports: Their use in commercial transactions.     

Programme content:

  • Designed for Commercial or residential transactions.
  • Enquiries in line with the requirements of the leading Property Law firms. 
  • Provides the answers to questions required by the LPSLG and APSL groups who represent the Top 100 Law firms. 
  • Identifies the location and type of road works along with which utility is responsible. 
  • Includes: Local authority data, Highways Agency data, Ordnance Survey data. 

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6894177988744195330    

Tuesday 4th September @ Midday – Which Commercial Report? The right report for the right transaction.               

Programme content: 

  • Why we do searches – Law Society compliance. 
  • Breakdown the content of the reports – What data & information is included within environmental, flood and other risk reports? 
  • Which reports to select and when.
  • Matching the right commercial reports for the right transaction.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8984095605960441858

Tuesday 2nd October @ Midday – Managing Flood Risk in Property Transactions.

Programme Content: 

  • The nature of flood risk – the scale and why it matters to clients. 
  • The main types of flooding compliance, guidance and the Law Society Flood Risk Practice Note. 
  • The potential impact on a transaction. 
  • Current status of insurance –including the Flood Re scheme. 
  • Flood resistance and resilience. 
  • Flood data and reports.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5826591780592533250

Tuesday 6th November @ Midday – Which Residential Report? The right report for the right transaction.

Programme content:

  • Why we do searches – Law Society compliance, avoiding traps and ‘nasty surprises’. 
  • Breakdown the content of the reports – What data & information is included within environmental, flood and other risk reports? 
  • Which reports to select and when. 
  • Matching the right reports for the right transaction.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6168097893157117954

Tuesday 11th December @ Midday – Planning Risks In Residential Conveyancing

Programme content:

  • Understanding planning issues in residential/commercial transactions. 
  • Planning policy and legislation. 
  • Planning information available – applications, land use designations. 
  • How Landmark planning reports can provide practical information to help you and your clients.

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5725750071651741186

For more information visit www.landmark.co.uk/landmark-legal, telephone 0844 844 9966 or follow the team on Twitter.

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