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Join us at the CIH Annual Conference 2019 at Manchester Central from 25-27 June.
Anthony Collins Solicitors will again be at the CIH Annual Conference and Exhibition in Manchester. Some of our partners will be demonstrating their expertise in the Knowledge Centre Theatre, and we'll also be hosting our annual lunch reception.
Our Knowledge Centre Theatre sessions
Our housing-sector experts will be presenting select sessions in the Knowledge Centre Theatre over the three days. These sessions will cover various aspects of housing law and are sure to be an invaluable source of knowledge and insight for you and your organisation. Join us for the following presentations:
Tuesday 25 June (14:45-15:30) – Driving Capacity from your Group Structure
- Natalie Singh (Housing Funding Partner) – Anthony Collins Solicitors
- Jon Coane (Housing Funding Partner) – Anthony Collins Solicitors
- Stuart Kellas (Chief Financial Officer) – WM Housing Group
- Gary Booth (Director of Treasury, Assurance & Procurement) – WM Housing Group
- Sean Escott (Director) – Savills Financial Consultants
Wednesday 26 June (15:00-15:45) – What Next for Stock Rationalisation?
- Jonathan Cox (Partner, Head of Housing) – Anthony Collins Solicitors
- Mark Martin (Head of Rationalisation and Growth) – Riverside Group
- Charles Cleal (Director of Affordable Housing) – JLL
Thursday 27 June (11:05-11:50) – Bringing Maintenance In-House – Challenges and Best Practice
- Andrew Millross (Construction and Procurement Partner) Anthony Collins Solicitors
- Ian Morrison (Director of Property Services) Clarion Housing Group
Our annual lunch
Join us for our annual lunch reception on 26 June where you can relax away from the conference, network with other legal professionals and enjoy refreshing drinks served alongside a delicious selection of food. This year you will find us in a private area at 20 Stories. Situated on the 19th floor of No.1 Spinningfields, 20 Stories comprises a glamorous restaurant, lively bar and expansive rooftop terrace with unparalleled 360-degree views of the Manchester skyline.
This is an invitation-only event. To book your place and avoid missing out, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org expressing your interest and stating any dietary requirements that you may have. We look forward to welcoming you.
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