Trowers' second annual mini-conference on building safety
This year's mini-conference looked at the key aspects of the Building Safety Bill published in July 2021 and some key themes and processes of the Government's plans to reform the fire and structural safety regime for buildings in England as they have developed.
We ran eight virtual bitesize sessions over two days, focusing on critical aspects of the Bill. The sessions will be of significant importance to decision-makers across the residential real estate sector.
One of our speakers, Rebecca Thompson from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, also made reference to two sets of information in her talk. We attach links to the HSE Safety Case Principles:
Details of the sessions are listed below.
Overview of the Building Safety Bill: what's changed?
- John Forde, Managing Associate, Trowers & Hamlins
Gateway regime: what are the risks and issues to be addressed?
- Rebecca Thompson, Senior policy lead on Building Safety Programme, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
The Building Safety Charge: a parallel regime?
- Doug Rhodes, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
Procurement in a post-Grenfell era – what should we be considering?
- Rebecca Rees, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
The use of technology and product information to underpin safety
- Theresa Mohammed, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
- Dr Gavin Dunn, Chief Executive Officer of CABE
- Hanna Clarke, Digital and Policy Officer at the Construction Products Association
The Building Safety Manager – how is the sector positioning this role?
- Scott Kay, Director of Building Compliance, Homes for Haringey
- Scott Dorling, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
EWS1 forms: the final word?
- Richard Petty, Head of UK Living, JLL
- Simon Latson, Director – Building Consultancy, JLL
- Andy Smith, Director, Savills
- Catherine Wilson, Director, Housing Valuation, Savills
- Katie Dyer, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
Fire safety and building safety – where two regimes meet
- Amanda Stubbs, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins