Local Land Charges Awards

Meet the judges

Jan Boothroyd, Land Data

Jan has a wealth of experience in the area of Local Land Charges and is acknowledged as the leading Local Land Charges expert in England and Wales. She is the author of the highly insightful “Garner’s Local Land Charges” book, a long-standing member of The Law Society CON29 Working Party and advisor to the HMLR LLC Programme. Jan is the Special Projects Advisor at Land Data, who are the owners and contractual regulator of the National Land Information Service (NLIS).

Nick Dyoss, NLIS Hub

Nick has spent twenty years working in the legal services market with the last fifteen years being spent in the legal searches market serving conveyancers. Prior to joining the NLIS Hub in January 2017 as the Hub Director, he was the Group Business Development Director with Searchflow. He has held a range of market-facing and service development roles at Landmark Information Group and Lexis Nexis, the legal publishers, as well as TM Property where he spent over ten years.

Diane Latter, The Law Society

Diane works on all aspects of property law and conveyancing practice for both commercial and residential property.

Diane sits on a number of groups including the Local Land Charges Advisory Board, the HMRC Stamp Duty Land Tax Working Together Steering Group, the Home Buying and Selling Group, the Land Registry Advisory Council and the Consumer Panels of both the Consumer Code for Homebuilders and the Property Ombudsman.

Jamie Winch, HM Land Registry

Jamie joined HM Land Registry in October 1989 as a legal caseworker, later becoming a customer team leader and has worked on HMLR register development projects with local authorities. He then transferred to the Local Land Charges programme in 2013 and is now responsible for ensuring that the new LLC service is successfully adopted by its customers. He works with a range of key industry partners, representative bodies and the LLC register team to ensure that the service delivers benefits to all stakeholders.

Andrew Simpson, The Coal Authority

Andrew joined the Coal Authority in 2016, bringing with him 15 years of industry experience from his private sector, client facing roles. As the Coal Authority’s Senior Business Account Lead, Andrew’s wealth of knowledge underpins his unique approach to transforming how the Coal Authority continually adapts to the needs of the industry. This has resulted in the provision of a responsive, progressive and outstanding level of service through its commercial reports and advisory services business.

He is proud to work for the Coal Authority, an organisation that puts the safety of people and the environment at the heart of how it does business. By using in house information and expertise, his team continues to help people across the industry to make informed decisions.

Local Land Charges Institute (LLCI) Board

LLCI and its predecessor organisations have been representing Local Land Charge Officers since 1991, achieving national recognition as the representative body for Local Land Charges and is now consulted by and works closely with government departments, local authority associations, the legal profession and the private sector on a wide range of issues, initiatives and legislation.

The Institute supports specialist qualifications for Local Land Charges staff and offers professional (rather than vocational) accreditations to Local Land Charges staff.

The Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence Sponsors

NLISNLIS HubCoal AuthorityLocal Land Charges InstituteLand Data
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