Flood risk

This practice note provides general information in relation to flood searches and other means of investigation.

It aims to:

  • help solicitors protect clients from flood risk, increasingly a concern for those owning or occupying property
  • provide information for solicitors acting for those looking to buy property in flood prone areas

This practice note is the Law Society’s view of good practice in this area, and is not legal advice. For more information see the legal status.