Here are some details about our speakers – in the order that they appear in the program
|Tessa Shepperson is a solicitor and author.Tessa founded the Landlord Law online service in December 2001 as a way for landlords and tenants to obtain low cost legal information and services.
She also writes the Landlord Law Blog, runs an ecommerce site Your Law Store, and is a director of Easy Law Training Ltd.
|Simon Parrott is a partner at Sharman Law based in their Bedford office.
A solicitor of over 25 years standing, he specialises in property work, especially landlord and tenant, and is known for his services for letting agents.
|David Smith is a solicitor at Anthony Gold, solicitors in London.
David is a recognised expert on tenancy deposit protection, HMOs, and the Housing Health and Safety Rating System.
He is trained and experienced in providing alternative forms of dispute resolution and has advised one of the government approved tenancy deposit protection schemes set up by the Housing Act 2004.
|John Murray is a solicitor and a Chair of the Residential Property Tribunal
John is a partner at Emsleys solicitors in Leeds where he heads their property team.
He has worked as a property law solicitor for over 20 years and has acted for both private and social landlords.
|Tom Derrett is a lawyer and former tenancy deposit adjudicator.
He is also author of How to Win Deposit Disputes, an ebook published by Your Law Store.
Tom is owner of Deposit Claim, a company set up to help landlords faced with tenancy deposit disputes.
|Ben Reeve Lewis is a TRO in a London Local Authority, and also a director of Easy Law Training.
He is a prolific writer, contributing regular articles to the Guardian as well as writing a regular Friday column on the Landlord Law Blog.
|Graeme Gee is currently a Councillor for Norwich Council and is a former Employment Tribunal advocate. He is also one of the three directors of Easy Law Training Ltd and will be acting as ‘Master of Ceremonies’ at the conference.
So he will be introducing the speakers and generally keeping everything in order.