Peta Dollar has more than 25 years’ experience in all areas of property transactional work, the last 17 as a Real Estate partner at the City of London law firm now known as Dentons. She now works as a freelance lecturer and writer, providing courses and publishing articles in the Estates Gazette and Landlord and Tenant Review. Peta is co-author of two of the leading textbooks on the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 and Mixed Use, site editor for The Property Law website and a member of the Consultation Board of Practical Law Company and of the Editorial Board of Landlord and Tenant Review. She delivered a Blundell Memorial Lecture in June 2017 on the interpretation of contracts.
Edward Goldsmith is a partner in Goldsmith Williams based in Liverpool City Centre and started Goldsmith Williams with Chris Williams in 1984. The firm has 3 partners and over 240 staff. The firm specialises in Direct Conveyancing and is recognised as one of the largest provider of legal services for the mortgage intermediary market. Edward was President of Liverpool Law Society in 2001. His firm is a founder member of the Direct Conveyancing Association and Edward is a member of the Management Committee of the Association and currently Chairman. Goldsmith Williams are also founder members of the e-homebuying forum which is currently in discussions with HMLR and the Government over the future of e-conveyancing.
Angela Hesketh is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives with over 20 years’ experience specialising primarily within residential conveyancing including sale, purchase, new build, equity release, remortgage, transfer of equity and auction. Angela is the Head of Property at Jackson Lees and recognises that in order to provide her clients with the best service she needs to understand their anxieties and provide clear, straightforward advice in order that they can proceed with certainty and peace of mind. In the past Angela has appeared on The Politics Show, Grand Designs Live and Sky Channel Legal TV as a recognised expert in her field.
Robert Kelly is the Commercial Business development manager for Stewart Title Limited. Before Joining Stewart Title, Robert was a Property solicitor dealing with residential and commercial property for over 25 years. Stewart Title is one of the pioneers of Title Insurance in the UK and has been providing solutions to title problems for lawyers and their clients for over 25 years.
Richard Snape has worked as a Consultant and Professional Support Lawyer for Davitt Jones Bould Solicitors since 2002. He was formerly a senior lecturer in law at the University of West of England, Bristol, and was head of Land Law. He has written various articles for the legal press. His areas of specialism include both commercial and residential property, in particular in relation to local government law, domestic conveyancing issues, development land, commercial property and incumbrances in relation to land.
Jamie Winch is a Stakeholder and Policy Manager on the Local Land Charges (LLC) Programme, at The Land Registry. He works specifically on CON 29 and has been conducting research and feasibility testing with key industry stakeholders and developing the policy to support the passage of the Infrastructure Bill 2014 through parliamentary change process and the successful delivery of the LLC solution. Prior to working on Local Land Charges. Jamie was Customer Team Leader for 40 firms of solicitors and conveyancers based at our Nottingham Office. This team was heavily involved in the successful delivery of the e-DRS Prototype and signed up early adopters of the service. Jamie also spent two years on secondment at a number of Local Authorities working on large Register Development projects. He joined Land Registry in 1989 an Office Copy Admin Assistant and during his time he has worked as a legal caseworker processing all types of applications.