Virtual Annual Conference

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: A View from the Bench

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
Rachel Jones Devonshires
Mathew McDermot 42 Bedford Row
Rhodri Thomas Sian Thomas Daughter & Son
Clare Cullen Field Court Chambers
Anya Newman St. Ives Chambers
Emily Giles Hyde Housing Group
Anneli Robins 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square
Baljit Basra Anthony Collins Solicitors
Dr Kelly Henderson Morgan Sindall Property Services
Jennifer Moate 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 Trowers & Hamlins LLP
Janine Green
Kuljit Bhogal Cornerstone Barristers
Photo of Helen Tucker
Helen Tucker Partner Anthony Collins Solicitors
Donna McCarthy Devonshires
Stephen Evans
Imran Mustak
Laura West Penningtons Manches Cooper

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