Environmental issues in property sales

In this 26-minute video Becky Clissmann outlines the different types of environmental risk that can arise in a property sale, before offering practical advice on mitigating those risks.

Topics covered:

  • Key environmental risks in a property purchase
  • Consequences of environmental issues arising
  • The contaminated land regime
  • Advising clients about the regime
  • Environmental due diligence
  • Protecting clients from environmental risks
  • Allocating liability under Part 2A of the EPA 1990
  • Allocating liability: agreement on liabilities
  • Allocating liability: the 'sold with information' test
  • Allocating liability: the 'payment for remediation' test
  • Other options to help protect buyers
  • Allocating liability under other environmental regimes

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Date:Published Friday 26 May 2017
Duration:0.5 hours
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Becky Clissmann

Practical Law


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