Virtual Annual Conference 2021

SHLA Virtual Annual Conference 2021

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Where & When

Venue Virtual
Date Friday, 19th November 2021
Time 9:15am - 6:00pm

Further Details

We are offering a special rate of £90 per member if three or more delegates from the same organisation are booking together. Please book your tickets as normal and get in touch with us to receive a discounted refund.

About the session

9:15am: Chair’s Welcome with Sarah Salmon

9:20am – 10am: Opening Plenary with Lara Oyedele

10am – 10:40am: Diversity in housing: a panel discussion.

10:45am – 11:40am: Breakout Sessions
  • "Building and fire safety: looking ahead" with Rachel Jones and PRP
  • "Housing in the higher courts: a 12 month round up and what to look forward to in 2022" with Mathew McDermot and Rhodri Thomas


12noon – 1pm: Breakout sessions
  • "Capacity, vulnerability and the social landlord" with Clare Cullen, Anya Newman, and Emily Giles
  • "Mandatory grounds for possession: trick or treat" with Anneli Robins and Baljit Basra

Sponsors rooms will be open for networking.

2pm – 3pm: Breakout sessions
  • "Domestic abuse: housing and supporting survivors" with Dr Kelly Henderson, Jennifer Moate, and Eleanor Heywood-Bourne
  • "From sky pools to poor doors – leasehold update for the social landlord" with Justin Bates and Lynn James

3:05pm – 3:55pm: Large group session
  • "Horizon scanning – The Beating Crime Plan and Social Housing White Paper" with Janine Green and Kuljit Bhogal


4:15pm – 5pm: Expert Panel with Helen Tucker, Donna McCarthy, Stephen Evans, Imran Mustak, and Laura West

5pm: Chair’s closing with Sarah Salmon

5:05pm – 6pm: Networking – BYOB – sponsors rooms will be open 


  • Corporate - £125.00
  • Self-Employed - £125.00
  • Student - £90.00
  • Non-Members - £225.00


Photo of Sarah Salmon
Sarah Salmon Chair of SHLA and Barrister Cornerstone Barristers
Photo of Lara Oyedele
Lara Oyedele Vice President Chartered Institute of Housing
Photo of Rachel Jones
Rachel Jones Solicitor Devonshires
Photo of Mathew McDermot
Mathew McDermot Barrister 42 Bedford Row
Photo of Rhodri Thomas
Rhodri Thomas Partner Sian Thomas Daughter & Son
Photo of Clare Cullen
Clare Cullen Barrister Field Court Chambers
Photo of Anya Newman
Anya Newman Barrister St. Ives Chambers
Photo of Emily Giles
Emily Giles Housing Lawyer Hyde Housing Group
Photo of Anneli Robins
Anneli Robins Barrister 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square
Photo of Baljit Basra
Baljit Basra Solicitor Anthony Collins Solicitors
Photo of Dr Kelly Henderson
Dr Kelly Henderson Project Manager Morgan Sindall Property Services
Photo of Jennifer Moate
Jennifer Moate Barrister Five Paper
Photo of Eleanor Heywood-Bourne
Eleanor Heywood-Bourne Schools Domestic Abuse Prevention Worker Advocacy and Outreach Dash Charity
Photo of Justin Bates
Justin Bates Barrister Landmark Chambers
Photo of Lynn James
Lynn James Solicitor Trowers & Hamlins LLP
Photo of Janine Green
Janine Green Specialist Janine Green ASB
Photo of Kuljit Bhogal
Kuljit Bhogal Barrister Cornerstone Barristers
Photo of Helen Tucker
Helen Tucker Partner Anthony Collins Solicitors
Photo of Donna McCarthy
Donna McCarthy Partner Devonshires
Photo of Stephen Evans
Stephen Evans Barrister Five Paper Chambers
Photo of Imran Mustak
Imran Mustak Legal Manager L & Q
Photo of Laura West
Laura West Solicitor Penningtons Manches Cooper
Photo of Emily Orme
Emily Orme Head of Housing Housing Solutions
Photo of Vicki Francis
Vicki Francis Associate Site Inspector PRP Associate Development Consultancy
Photo of Brynmor Adams
Brynmor Adams Barrister Exchange Chambers
Mark Cooper Assistant Head of Law South London Legal Partnership


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