Property Management: Unplugged – Day 1

12 noon onwards

Registration (and check in)

13:15 – 13:25

Welcome

Cassandra Zanelli
Solicitor and CEO, Property Management Legal Services Limited

13:25 – 14:05

Fire safety: welcome to a scandal

Justin Bates
Barrister and Legal writer, Landmark Chambers

In this keynote, Justin will explore:

  • What is the problem?
  • What do you have to do?
  • How does that fit with the lease?
  • Specific costs

14:05 – 14:30

Block Insurance – welcome to a crisis

Paul Robertson
Managing Director, Midway Insurance

Paul explores how the impacts of fire safety; Brexit and the pandemic have created the perfect storm in block insurance.

  • Why are premiums rising so rapidly?
  • How is Michael Gove and the regulator intervening?
  • How do managing agents protect their own interest and professional indemnity insurance?
  • What is the future likely to look like for lessees?

14:30 -15:10

The when and how of what’s coming next

Andrew Bulmer
CEO, Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM)

15:10 – 15:30

BREAK

Maplethorpe conference room

Dickson Poon lecture theatre 1

Dickson Poon lecture theatre 2

15:30 – 16:00

Option 1
An overview of EV charging to leasehold blocks & funding

Jamie Willsdon
Group Director, Future Group

Option 2
CDM essentials

Dr Shaun Lundy
Director Strategy & Innovation, Tetra Consulting Ltd

An overview of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations and the essentials for successful and compliant refurbishment or construction projects.

Option 3
IRPM Workshop

15:30 – 18:30

Level 4 (Member)

16:00-16:30

Option 1
Dispensation from consultation: an overview

Justin Bates

Barrister and legal writer, Landmark Chambers

Option 2
Property Management: What’s not to like?

Alan Wake
CEO, National Leasehold Group

Alan takes a look at the reputation of our profession as well as the impact of recent extraordinary events on turnover and recruitment within the sector. Looking to the future, the session will look at how do we can encourage the best people to join us and support those already on the property management journey.

16:30-17:00

Option 1
Company law: registers, records and filings

Cassandra Zanelli
Solicitor and CEO, Property Management Legal Services Limited

The Companies Act 2006 places obligations on companies regarding the registers and records they’re required to keep, and the notifications that must be given to Companies House.  We explore some of the common records, registers and filings affecting management companies, and the consequences of any failures.

 

Option 2
Lease extensions: avoiding the bear traps

Michael Lee
Chartered Surveyor and Director

Trouble shooting tips for the lease extension process, which can be complicated and full of bear traps for managing agents.

 

17:00 – 17:30

Option 1
The challenges of “going green”: p
anel discussion

Cassandra Zanelli
Solicitor and CEO, Property Management Legal Services Ltd

Jamie Willsdon
Group Director, Future Group

Raj Nayyar
Director, Fixflo

Zoë Walheim
Director, Earl Kendrick South

Option 2
Contractor selection and management

Dr Shaun Lundy
Director Strategy & Innovation, Tetra Consulting Ltd

17:30 – 19:30

FREE TIME

19:30 – 21:00

DINING AT ST HUGH’S

21:00 – 02:00

FRIDAY NIGHT  SCHOOL DISCO