Groundsure announce webinars for conveyancers

Groundsure announce webinars for conveyancers

Groundsure have announced a set of webinars for conveyancers starting this week.

The three webinars cover Japanese Knotweed, energy infrastructure projects like fracking and wind farms and utility searches. The webinars begin tomorrow.

Japanese knotweed – could this growing problem affect your client’s purchase?
Tuesday 8th March
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In this webinar we will cover the impacts Japanese knotweed can cause on commercial properties. This session will cover:
• The history of the species
• Legislation:
– Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
– Environmental Protection Act 1990
– The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014
• Impacts on property
• CML and ABI views
• Identifying and treating knotweed
• Case studies
• FAQs 

Energy – are your clients aware of the potential risks?
Thursday 10th March
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In this webinar we will cover the potential risks energy can pose for your client’s commercial property transaction. This will include:
• Fracking and other onshore extraction
– Lessons from the US
– Legal position including the Infrastructure Bill 2015
– Trespass Law and recent changes
– 2015 updates including details of where fracking can and cannot take place
– Potential implications
• Wind farms, solar farms and major energy infrastructure projects 

The importance of undertaking utility searches
Date: Thursday 31st March 2016
Time: 14:00
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This webinar is delivered by utility management industry expert Jeremy Haigh, Director at Premier Energy. The session will cover the importance of utility searches when developing/re-developing or purchasing a property/site and will include:
• The utility service market
• Rules and Regulations
• Case Studies and Examples
• Utility search reports
• Q & A

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Giving customers confidence and clarity, in land and property transactions.

The smartest land and property decisions rest on location intelligence from Groundsure.

Groundsure is a UK authority on environmental risks including land contamination, flooding and ground stability. It provides high value, property-specific opinions, and analysis of land use based on the leading datasets that it collects and curates.

Groundsure helps a range of individuals and businesses make fully informed property transaction decisions including:

  • Solicitors
  • Conveyancers
  • Property Lawyers
  • Property Support Lawyers
  • Financial institutions/Building societies/Lenders
  • Homebuyers
  • Developers

Groundsure turns data into practical, actionable insight. Its customers feel confident and able to understand that data and what it means for them, helping them make property decisions and advise their clients with confidence and clarity. To ensure Groundsure delivers the most up to date environmental data it partners with leading data, mapping and technology providers including but not limited to the Environment Agency, Ordnance Survey, the British Geological Survey and Ambiental.


Delivering industry best practice

We believe in following solid and honest business principles and industry best practice. We are committed to delivering market-leading products and customer excellence. We deliver this by following stringent operational processes for every aspect of our business, whether that’s our Data Governance Council or our Senior Management Boards through to delivering customer excellence every day.

As a result of our firm belief in the importance of accurate and reliable data governance Groundsure is a founding member of the Conveyancing Information Executive (


We continually support, and learn from, our own community of approved Groundsure property-search resellers. This way we can guarantee their sales and customer-service teams know every aspect of our products and services. And we can know these offerings are 100% fit for their client’s needs, providing more empowering data and opinion, and enabling exceptional due diligence.

Key Services

Contact: Dave Phillips
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 08444 159 000

Groundsure Ltd.
Sovereign House,
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