NLG Manchester

15th - 17th June 2021

Programme

Tuesday 15th June 2021

09:30 – 10:45

Law Reform – The Latest

  • Commonhold
  • Lease lengths

Chris Baker, Managing Director, McDowalls

11:00 – 12:30

Sinking Funds

  • Best Practice & The Law

Sarah Chatfield,  Director of Home Ownership, Anchor Hanover

Lynn James, Trowers & Hamlins

13:00 – 14:00

Shared Ownership – New Changes

  • Changes
  • Drivers
  • Potential impact

Kathryn Hopkins, Stonewater

Claire Blenkin, Sovereign

13:00 – 14:00

Planned Maintenance Programmes

Andrew Bannister, Earl Kendrick

14:15 – 15:15

Shared Ownership – The Future

  • Shared Ownership as a new tenure

Steve Michaux, Director of Residential Services, A2Dominion

14:15 – 15:15

Making our documents Customer friendly

  • Aligning operational documents with corporate brands
  • Enhancing transparency in Service Charge documents
  • Delivering the right content to customers at the right time
  • Managing variable content based on location, tenure, property, etc

James Shand, Chairman, TriPartum 

15:30 – 16:30

Law Unleased: Major Works Part 1

Amanda Gourlay, Tanfield Chambers

Wednesday 16th June 2021

09:45 – 10:45

Duval v Randulph Crescent – the fallout

  • Examing the Case Law in more detail
  • The implications

Justin Bates, Landmark Chambers

11:00 – 12:30

Case Law

Sam Coward, Solicitor, Trowers & Hamlins

13:00 – 14:00

Property Management & Staff

  • Reputation/Retention
  • Key signs and symptoms
  • Managing Teams and Individuals

Matthew Mason-Hames, Mindset 

14:15 – 15:15

Apprenticeships

  • NLG Pilot
  • Training needs

Alan Wake, CEO NLG

Marcus Hook, Business Development Director – Learning Curve Group

Stuart Shield, Head of Housing – Learning Curve Group

14:15 – 15:15

TBA

TBA, TBA

14:15 – 15:15

Ask the Surveyors

Julian Davies, Earl Kendrick

Andrew Bannister, Earl Kendrick

Zoe Walheim, Earl Kendrick

15:30 – 16:30

Law Unleased: Major Works Part 2

Amanda Gourlay, Tanfield Chambers

Thursday 17th June 2021

0930 – 10:45

ESOG / NLG Resales Group Meeting

Sue Bourke

11:00 – 12:30

Fire Safety Costs – The Latest

Kevin Dunleavy, Head of Homeowner Services, The Guinness Partnership

Andy Barron, Inhouse Lawyer, A2Dominion

Amanda Gourlay, Barrister, Tanfield Chambers

13:00 – 14:00

S21/S22 Compliance

  • The Law
  • Complying
  • Avoiding claims 

Paul Jepps, Director – Head of Service Charge, Fortus Business Advisors & Accountants

Fraser Akehurst, Associate Director – Service Charge, Fortus Business Advisors & Accountants

Lynn James, Trowers & Hamlins

14:15 – 15:15

Arrears

  • Processes
  • Credit licenses / alternatives

Andy Barron, Inhouse Lawyer, A2Dominion

15:30 – 17:00

Ask the Expert

  • What’s next for Leasehold? 
  • Leaseholders and Leasehold Managers

Panel: TBA, TBA

17:00 – 18:00

Conference drinks and fun quiz

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