Theatre 9 - sponsored by Council for Licensed Conveyancers

Join the Council for Licenced Conveyancers in Theatre 9 for the latest in Conveyancing tech, software, advice and risk assessment.

Wednesday 27th March

Thursday 28th March


11.00 - 11.45

Stephen Ward - Council for Licensed Conveyancers

Transforming home buying and selling.

A view from the regulator of progress on the shared government and industry agenda to improve home buying. We’ll look at the kinds of changes conveyancers should expect to help you prepare for new ways of doing business.


12.00 - 12.45

Rodger Burnett - Charles Lyndon

Waistell v Network Rail Infrastructure – An update

The impact of the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Williams & Waistell v Network Rail Infrastructure Limited.


13.00 - 13.45

Geoff Dunnett & Oliver Thornton Berry - Shieldpay/Thirdfort

Smoother completions, safer money: the potential of third party managed accounts

A discussion of the potential benefits to clients and firms from a move away from client accounts to third party managed accounts (TPMS) or escrow. Pilot transactions using TPMA have shown that they can give certainty of completion day and time. The discussion will be chaired by Stephen Ward of the Council for Licensed Conveyancers.


14.00 - 14.45

Amy Bell - Teal Compliance

The future of Anti Money Laundering.

With reform to the SARS regime, a 5th MLD and AML in the Government’s spotlight we will be exploring what changes may be happening in the world of Anti Money Laundering and also practical advice as to how you can best protect yourself and stop giving criminals a cloak of legitimacy for their illicit cash


15.00 - 15.45

Matt Prior and Beth Rudolf - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government / Conveyancing Association

Can reservation agreements give your clients peace of mind? - 27th March, 1500-1545

A discussion of the potential for reservation agreements deliver greater certainty for buyers and sellers based. This has been recommended by the government and the Conveyancing Association has looked closely at how it could be implemented. This is your chance to hear directly from them and put your questions.


16.00 - 16.45

Steven Murray - LTC(Kent)

Tomorrows Talent Today – cost effective professional pathways to Legal Practice

The cost of qualifying Solicitors has escalated to 10’s of thousands of pounds, increasing the barriers for firms to develop their most important resource - their talent. Recognised alternative pathways to Practice are not new. However, the way that individuals and firms can access these qualifications, whilst in work, has changed with truly flexible online learning. Debt-free vocational qualifications are now more accessible for you and your team than ever!