Conference 2018

Thriving in a digital future

The second of our annual conferences for specialist conveyancers and probate practitioners. A chance to catch up on the latest developments affecting specialist practice. 

Free of charge

4.5 hours CPD



Etc Venues, County Hall, Riverside Building, Belvedere Road, London SE1 7PB


Who should attend?

  • Lawyer and non-lawyer managers of CLC-regulated firms
  • HOLPs and HOFAs of ABS practices
  • Specialist conveyancers and probate practitioners from across the legal sector


Outline programme


Registration opens, breakfast and speed pitching by law tech entrepreneurs


0945 – Plenary               

Introduction and Welcome, Dame Janet Paraskeva and Sheila Kumar


Keynote address

Alok Sharma, Minister for Housing, DCLG (invited)

Harnessing law tech to transform the home buying process 



Panel discussion: How can the promise of law tech be realised

HM Land Registry

Shield Pay 


And others 



NHBC Buildmark


1100 – Coffee and speed pitching


1130 – Plenary                 

Panel discussion: How inclusivity can fuel success

Claire Harvey, Diversity Role Models 

Cordella Bart-Stewart, Executive Director, Black Solicitors Network (TBC)



SQA  - Apprenticeships


12.45 - 1400 - Lunch and networking


1400 - Breakouts

  • Clarity Communications - Bringing information about your services to consumers
  • Land Registry – avoiding requisitions
  • LeO – handling complaints
  • Plexus - Avoiding PI claims


1500 - Plenary

Transparency of service and price information

Paul Kellaway, Competition and Markets Authority

Mike Ockenden, Society of Licensed Conveyancers 

Beth Rudolf, Conveyancing Association 

Sheila Kumar, Chief Executive, CLC


1545 - Closing remarks

Dame Janet Paraskeva and Sheila Kumar


1600 - Conference ends