15 Years of the Lease Conference Virgin Media - Main Sponsor Lease
LEASE ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017
 

PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY 1ST FEBRUARY 2017

etc. venues, County Hall,
Riverside Building, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB


8.30   Registration and refreshments
9.10   Welcome from the Chair
    Damian Greenish, Pemberton Greenish
9.15   AM Keynote
    LORD NEUBERGER – President of the Supreme Court
9.50   BREAKOUT SESSION A
    Property Management – sharing practice, private and public new mixed tenure
    Kevin Dunleavy, Head of Homeowner Services, The Guinness Partnership
    Charlotte Gilchrist, Head of Operations for Berkeley Homes (North East London)

    Legal - Leasehold Enfranchisement Law - 50 years on – The remaining and recurring legal issues
    Anthony Radevsky, Falcon Chambers
    Valuation – what's left to be resolved on leasehold valuation?
    Charlie Coombs, Gerald Eve
10.45   Refreshment break and exhibition viewing
11.10   BREAKOUT SESSION B
    Property Management – case law update
    Nick Kissen, LEASE and Jeff Platt, IRPM
    Legal – the legal aspects of valuation
    Ellodie Gibbons, Tanfield Chambers
    Valuation and the 1967 act – from all angles
    James Wilson, JLL
12.00   Lunch
13.00   Ministerial Address
    50 years since the Reform Act – how far have we come what does the next 50 years look like
    Gavin Barwell MP - Minister for Housing and Planning

13.30   What's the new digital offer?
    Neil Bartholemew, Executive Director – Sales, Virgin Media

13.40   Panel Session
    Regulation – self or statutory?
    Professor James Driscoll - Solicitor, author and Judge, First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber)
    Katrine Sporle – property ombudsman
    Ian White – Chair, Property Section Executive Committee, Law Society

    Tony Essien – Chair, CEO – LEASE

    Sally Keeble – Independent Regulator, ARMA

    John Baguley – Ombudsman
14.20   Afternoon Keynote
    APPG – Vision for the sector – this is why things need to change and this is how
    Sir Peter Bottomley MP
14.50   BREAKOUT SESSION C
    Section 20 consultation – What questions remain? Includes Foundling Court v Camden summary
    Justin Bates, Arden Chambers
    Legal – jurisdiction and deployment project between the county court and First–Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber)
    Siobhan McGrath, FTT Property Chamber

    Valuation relativity (statutory v market based approach)
    Peter Beckett, Beckett and Kay
15.40   Refreshment break and exhibition viewing
16.10   Panel Session
    50 years of Leasehold reform – what's next?
    Philip Rainey QC, Tanfield Chambers
    Jane Everton, Deputy Director, Better Rented and Leasehold Sector, DCLG

    Paula Higgins, Chief Executive, HomeOwners Alliance

    Michael Voges, Executive Director, ARCO
    Nigel Glen, Chief Executive, ARMA
16.50   Conference close
    Damian Greenish
17.00   Drinks Reception


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Virgin Media
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