Kate Faulkner is one of the UK’s leading property experts. She helps people undertake property projects successfully. Specialising in advising the property industry, and buy to let and property investors, Kate spends much of her time understanding how property markets work. She observes how global and UK political, economic and financial factors affect property prices, rents and investment returns, then determines how regional factors, including supply and demand, may strongly influence investment performance. Kate publishes her own ‘Buy to Let Guide’ on an annual basis and has authored the ‘Which?’ property guides for ten years. She is regularly interviewed by the BBC, ITV, Radio 4, and Radio 5 Live; and was the Telegraph’s Buy to Let Expert. She has also presented for BBC’s Inside Out.
David is a specialist in residential landlord and tenant law. He advises landlords and agents in this field with a particular focus on changes in the law. He is well known for his work on tenancy deposit protection, houses in multiple occupation and consumer protection legislation. David acts for clients needing specialist drafting of tenancy agreement, terms of business and other documents, in relation to complex landlord and tenant litigation, and also in defending clients faced with prosecution for alleged breaches of landlord and tenant and related consumer protection legislation at which he has an enviable record of success. David also provides specialist training and lecturing on his areas of expertise at all levels having spoken and provided training courses for solicitors, surveyors, letting agents, and large and small landlords.
Gordon Fox is a Specialist Tax Partner with leading accountancy practice, Francis Clark. He is also a director of Francis Clark Tax Consultancy, one of the UK’s leading independent tax consultancy companies specialising in tax support services to accountants and lawyers across Britain. Gordon provides a comprehensive advisory service to property investors, with a focus on ensuring their affairs are managed in a way that aligns both commercial and tax objectives. His advice is robust, practical and understandable and always takes account of current legislative developments.With significant changes to buy-to-let taxation affecting landlords, Gordon will explore their impact. Tel:01752 301010 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dave Princep, is an independent housing consultant who was instrumental in establishing, and currently Chairs, the London Landlord Accreditation Scheme LLAS/UKLAP. He has over 31 years’ experience of working in the private rented domestic sector (PRS). His current work includes advising and training on property standards, landlord tenant issues, health and safety and sustainability issues and he is an adviser to the Residential Landlords Association (RLA). Dave has been involved in energy efficiency and sustainability for several years and chairs the PRS Working Group on energy efficiency and chaired the Government’s working party advising on the new PRS regulations to be established under the Energy Act.
Jonathan Waterman is an award winning, modern and unique, wedding and events Toastmaster, Master of Ceremonies, Coordinator and Consultant. Jonathan has been in this profession, for around 8 years and has been fortunate enough to work at many exciting venues, throughout the United Kingdom, including The Natural History Museum, Cutty Sark, Royal Yacht Britannia, Grosvenor House, Landmark London, Lancaster London, Dallas Burston Polo Club and more. Jonathan looks forward to hosting this very special evening. You can view Jonathan’s website at ww.thecompletetoastmaster.co.uk