Flood Risk and Insurability – Podcast 7

Flood Risk and Insurability – Podcast 7

Landmark Information Group is pleased to present its seventh podcast in a series that will review and explore key themes and topics of concern to the conveyancing market.
In this podcast we cover how flood risk can affect the insurability and therefore lending over a property, how insurers view the risk of flooding and how it can affect a whole postcode area whether the risk is high in all of that catchment.  We also review Landmark’s new insurance flood product, and how it differentiates and offers greater value over other flood insurance products currently on the market.  Listen here.
Interviewee — Mike Smith, CEO, Incorporated Insurance Group Ltd
Mike Smith is CEO of Incorporated Insurance Group Ltd and a Chartered Insurer with over 30 years’ experience in arranging specialist insurance. Having worked with some large brands such as like Marks & Spencer, and John Lewis, he is now working with Landmark developing their flood insurance propositions under the Insure My IIGLU brand.
Interviewer — Begonia Filgueira
Begonia is a co-director and found of ERIC. She is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Begonia advises businesses on environmental regulation including compliance, know how, common law issues, environmental liabilities and contaminated land. She is a visiting senior lecture at Exeter University and City University London.

Landmark Information


About Landmark Information

Landmark Information is the UK’s leading provider of land and property search information, including digital mapping and environmental risk reports for property professionals.

It provides environmental, planning and other location-based risk information to the residential and commercial property sectors in England, Wales and Scotland, supporting legal and conveyancing professionals in their property due diligence, in line with the Law Society and SRA requirements.  

Landmark’s data and reports interpret risk and provide clear, concise guidance and solutions (where risk is identified) to ensure that conveyancers meet regulatory requirements, as well as ensuring transactions progress as smoothly as possible with purchasers able to make fully-informed decisions.

Landmark’s RiskView all-in-one environmental reports, offer a unique online viewer to help legal professionals and consumers understand and visualise potential risks at a given address. It provides concise and easy-to-interpret Contaminated Land, Flood, Ground Hazards and Energy & Infrastructure risk data, as well as interactive maps and further information for the buyer.  RiskView reports are available for both residential and commercial transactions.

In addition, the Landmark Academy was launched to help property lawyers and conveyancers meet the evolving training requirements, while maintaining competencies. The Academy provides guidance on Landmark reports, includes on-demand webinars and a range of supporting materials, and is available to access free of charge.


·         For more information: https://www.landmark.co.uk/landmark-legal

·         Follow Landmark Information on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LandmarkUK

·         For further information regarding RiskView reports: https://www.landmark.co.uk/landmark-legal/riskview-conveyancer

·         For more details regarding the Landmark Academy: https://www.landmarkacademyhub.co.uk/



T: 0844 844 9966

E: [email protected]


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.