TM Group to Host Masterclass at First Solicitor’s Journal Live Event

London, 20th May 2013 — Nick Dyoss, Business Development Director at TM Group, will be hosting a Buying Land for Development: Due Diligence Masterclass at the first Solicitors Journal Live training event.  SJ Live is a brand new two day event taking place on May 21st and 22nd May 2013, at the Emirates Stadium in North London. It offers training across a variety of practice areas, keeping attendees up-to-date on the latest developments in practice management, current regulation and future legislative changes.
TM Group is the largest provider of property searches in the UK and will be attending SJ Live on both days of the event. Nick Dyoss, who has over fifteen years’ experience working with solicitors and the legal service market, will facilitate this practical masterclass on 22nd May, investigating the key issues around buying land for development. The session is an interactive discussion looking at ways of identifying and dealing with the potential issues that may be encountered in a development site and the legal and practical considerations behind those issues, and how these obstacles can be overcome to enable the development to go ahead.
The session will be presented by Katharine Fenn, a real estate professional support lawyer at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP and freelance lecturer, trainer and writer.  She has over 14 years’ experience as a professional support lawyer and has worked closely with TM Group since 1999, especially on the development and launch of its portfolio service. 
The session will also involve of a panel of industry experts, who will discuss key issues relating to buying land for development. Panellists include:
Chris Loaring, Argyll  – Chris leads the consultancy team at Argyll Environmental and is responsible for managing the commercial output and quality of all risk assessment reports and consultancy projects. 
Ian Borders, First Title – Ian is a solicitor who was in private practice (Real Estate) for over fifteen years prior to joining First Title in 2001. 
Paul Addison, DevAssist  – Paul has been involved in the residential housing industry for more than 25 years. He has been responsible for the formation of three highly successful companies and created many imaginative and profitable housing developments. 
Steve Gosling, Birmingham Land Charges  – Steve manages the largest land charges section in the country, which is responsible for over 14,000 search requests annually. 
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