David is very well known in the industry. A ‘policy and public affairs professional’, he originally trained as a barrister but since then has been policy director at the National Landlords Association and for 7 years was the CEO of Arla Propertymark.
He is now Legal & Compliance Director at Rightmove.
Richard describes himself as a ‘residential investment specialist’ on his website, and he has a wide and varied experience in the private rented sector. In episode 8 we look specifically at ‘build to rent’. However, Richard is also a private landlord himself and is currently working with Howsy – which is hoping to shake up the sector and do things differently.
David is well known in the private rented sector. He is a very well respected solicitor and partner at JMW Solicitors. He is also the Legal Counsel for the National Residential Landlords Association. David is an experienced trainer and a published author and speaker. For more information about David, you will find an interview with him on YouTube here.
Chris is the Head of Best Practice for the housing charity Crisis. Crisis work across England, Scotland and Wales, providing direct services to prevent and relieve homelessness across 11 UK locations. Chris also leads on a programme of good practice supporting and funding other organisations to create and improve their own housing solutions to end homelessness.
Justin is a specialist housing barrister from Landmark Chambers in London, who has appeared in many seminal housing law cases. You can hear him discussing two in webinars on the Right to Rent litigation and the Trecarrel House v. Rouncefield case, with Tessa, which can be found on the Landlord Law YouTube page.
(Episode 3 had no guest). In Episode 4 we spoke to
Chris Wood from Shelter.
Chris is the Assistant Director, Research, Policy and Public Affairs at Shelter UK. Chris worked on housing policy and strategy at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and before that was Health Policy Manager at Action on Hearing Loss, managing research and policy across all areas of health and social care.
We had two guests in Episode 2:
Bernadette is Director of Housing at Duncan Lewis having joined the firm in 2013.
She supervises a team of solicitors, trainees and caseworkers who all specialise in Housing Law nad has over 15 years of post-qualification experience. She specialises in all aspects of housing litigation and tenant/landlord social housing matters and has been a duty solicitor since 2002 at both Bow County Court and also the Central London County Court.
Eleanor is a solicitor at Anthony Gold where she specialises in housing and property disputes.
However, she guested on the podcast as a member of the Housing Law Practitioners Association Executive Committee and the Legal Aid Working Group.
Kate is an industry expert who guested on episode 1.
She can be found online at Property Checklists.co.uk which is a free site for anyone looking for an independent view on what’s happening to property prices and rents or for help carrying out a property project, be it investing, renting, building a home or renovating. If you have a question you are struggling to get a straight answer too, contact Kate and her team via the website contact us page.