Mike Westcott-Rudd

HM Land Registry

Mike Westcott-Rudd is the Legal Advisor to the HM Land Registry Board and HM Land Registry’s Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO). Over a long career in HM Land Registry he has held a number of senior legal roles, including Head of Corporate Legal & Assurances Services as well as having covered the role of Director of Legal Services, General Counsel and Deputy Chief Land Registrar.

Mike has held overall responsibility for: Internal Audit, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Business Planning, Technical Assurance and providing legal advice to HM Land Registry in relation to ‘whole business’ (excluding registration or practice matters). This includes responsibility for ensuring that HM Land Registry has appropriate controls in place and for the maintenance of proper standards of corporate governance.

After reading law at Cambridge, Mike spent his early career in private practice, latterly as a corporate and commercial lawyer before joining Land Registry in 1987. Mike was awarded the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors prestigious Michael Barratt award in 2003 for contributions to Geomatics.

Mike enjoys surfing, skiing and playing team sports including football and cricket.

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Land Registration Issues

Mike will speak about the challenges facing HM Land Registry and our proposals to tackle these.


  • Samuel Evans: Speaking at the Legalex

    Samuel Evans
    High Court Enforcement Group Ltd

    Debt Recovery – An Introduction to High Court Enforcement

  • Julia Salasky: Speaking at the Legalex

    Julia Salasky

    Why you Should Treat your Clients as Customers

  • Adrian Cartland: Speaking at the Legalex

    Adrian Cartland
    Ailira / Law Firm Without Lawyers

    Why running a Tech Startup is like fighting MMA

  • Lauren Riley: Speaking at the Legalex

    Lauren Riley
    The Link App

    What Billion Dollar Companies Know That You Don’t - The Effect Of Customer Experience Innovation

  • Mohamed Elhawary ; Erin Hu; Charles Britten: Speaking at the Legalex

    Mohamed Elhawary ; Erin Hu; Charles Britten

    Legal Sales VS Legal Marketing