On 10th August, the Law Society published a guidance note to help home buyers and sellers to understand building safety and cladding issues.
The guidance note is available here:
What’s covered by guidance note?
The guidance note covers issues including:
- the issues to be investigated before a transaction proceeds, who can conduct the investigation and what solicitors can do to help
- fire risk assessments
- the EWS1 form
- the types of buildings that can be affected and the effects of different ownership models of those buildings
- buildings insurance
- Government grants