Birmingham Law Society announce Risk, Regulation and Due Diligence conference with Landmark

A conference on identifying and mitigating environmental risks is set to take place on the 15th September in Birmingham, organised by Landmark Information Group and the Birmingham law Society

Speakers include the Head of Birmingham University’s law School and specialist on land based risk, Professor Robert Lee. Also speaking is His Honor Judge Peter Cooke, Head of Cornwall Street Chambers; specialist environmental and planning law expert Andrew Wiseman from Harrison Grant Solicitors, who is also Chairman of DEFRA’s Contaminated Land National Expert Panel; and Chris Loaring who is a leading expert on flood risk and Head of Consultancy and Customer Services at Landmark Information Group.

The conference will cover such issues as identifying and mitigating environmental risk, contaminated land, flood risk, criminal enforcement, regulatory risk, energy efficiency and building regulations, as well as reviewing commercial leases and environmental responsibilities between landlords and tenants. Questions of disclosure of information and its use in transactions will also be covered along with litigious matters such as suing on warranties, proving loss and related questions of insurance coverage.

Tickets cost £90+VAT before the end of this month and £120+VAT thereafter for Birmingham Law Society members. For non-members, prices are £120+VAT before incrasing to £150+VAT

Simon Boyle, Environmental Law Director, Landmark Information Group said: “This conference is a unique opportunity for legal professionals from a wide range of backgrounds to gain a wealth of information on the important issues relating to environmental risk due diligence and current legislation.  We’ve gathered together a set of hugely experienced speakers who are extremely well placed to provide informative updates on the latest requirements in this space. We encourage you to save the date in your diary and to register early in order to take advantage of the current Early Bird rate, which is available until the end of June.”

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By Josh Morris

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