15 October 2019
Over 300 solicitors attended Annual Conveyancing Conference 2019
Over 300 solicitors from across Northern Ireland
were in attendance at the Law Society's Annual Conveyancing
Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Templepatrick.
This years conference was sponsored by Willis Towers Watson.
Now in its sixth year, the Law Society Conveyancing Conference has become a regular feature of the legal calendar.
years conference programme covered current issues of importance and
relevance to solicitors who undertake conveyancing transactions as well as a general overview of the increased threats from Cyber-Crime.
Those attending had an opportunity to hear from a number of keynote speakers who spoke on the following issues of interest -
Welcome by the Chair of
the Conference - Alan Reid, Chair of
Conveyancing and Property Committee -
Revised General Conditions of Sale
(4th Edition) - Simon Murray, Murray Kelly
Revised Home Charter Scheme
documents - Mary Murnaghan, Murnaghan
Domestic Discharge Consents: The
Current Process and the Future Ahead - Stephanie Millar, Northern
Ireland Environment Agency
Lessons learned from the Lender
Claims Culture - Simon Hunter, Willis Towers
Current cyber threats to the NI
Legal Sector - Sam Kinkaid, PSNI Cyber Crime
Cyber issues and the regulatory framework of the Law Society of Northern Ireland - Catherine McKay
Cyber protection - Harry Weir, Willis Towers
A Judicial Perspective - The Honourable Madam Justice
Commenting on the conference, Alan Reid, Conference Chair said:
"The Society is delighted that so many local solicitors attended the annual conveyancing conference.
We are especially grateful to our key note speakers. our exhibitors and our principal sponsor Willis Towers Watson for their contribution in making the 2019 conference such a success".