Bill Chandler is the professional support lawyer to Hill Dickinson’s national property team, providing technical legal support to the team and its clients. Bill has presented at over 200 conferences and seminars and has been a regular speaker at Liverpool Law Society’s Property Conferences since 2008. Prior to assuming his present role in 2007, Bill was a partner in the property team with over 10 years’ transactional experience acting for retailers, developers and others on all aspects of commercial property work.
Eddie Goldsmith is a Solicitor and for the past 40 years has been a residential conveyancer. Eddie was a founder partner of Goldsmith Williams and built up one of the largest conveyancing practices in the UK with a staffing of over 380 dealing with mortgage intermediaries around the country . Eddie was the Chair of the Conveyancing Association for 12 years and remains on the Executive Board of the Association with special emphasis on the Future of Conveyancing. Since his retirement from practice Eddie has launched a new conveyancing service which enables customers to collaborate with their conveyancers. Assigning administrative tasks in the transaction to the customer will speed up the transaction time-line and free up the time of customers’ conveyancers to deal with the legal aspects of the transaction His company YouConvey is currently piloting some initial cases and after the soft launch intends to become a new conveyancing model for the future.
Angela Hesketh has worked within Conveyancing for the last 30 years building processes and managing teams in a wide variety of law firm setups from small high street practices to large volume operations. This passion for change has lead to appointment to various boards including the executive board of the Conveyancing Association and the financial and property services board for the Liverpool City Region. In addition she sits as professional member on the CILEX disciplinary tribunal. Angela is now looking to use this knowledge and drive for change in her new role as Director of Conveyancing Transformation at ULS Technology.
Alison Parsons, Legal Customer Success Consultant – Landmark Information Group. Alison has over 27 years’ experience in marketing, consulting with & advising various businesses, the last 13years working directly with Law firms.
Lorraine Richardson (M.A. Cantab) is a conveyancing expert, solicitor and legal trainer. When in partnership in practice, she ran a branch office and was the COLP for her firm. She is now a freelance and in addition to locum work to remain current, she writes and delivers training for a variety of organisations including law firms, universities, and professional bodies. Lorraine is a main contributor for the monthly update publication for practitioners, ‘The Practical Lawyer’ and is looking forward to the publication of her new book by Law Brief Publishing: ‘A Practical Guide to Document Signing and Electronic Signatures for Conveyancers’
Stephen Ward is Director of Strategy & External Relations, for the Council of Licenced Conveyancers (CLC) & leads on the CLC’s strategy development and delivery. He has a background in the civil service and political campaigning as well as business strategy in the private sector. For several years Stephen was Director of Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility at the Law Society.
Leanne Wright, HM Land Registry
Stuart Young, The Property Log Book