Annual Conference – your final opportunity to join us tomorrow…

IPA Insolvency Practitioner newsletter, April 2022


Final places remaining – book now

Join us for an exciting programme of sessions and panel discussions with world class experts, network with peers and key figures in the industry, and earn 7 CPD hours.

Featured speakers

Our first in-person Annual Conference since 2019, this year’s programme will focus on the current and future landscape of the insolvency profession in the UK, bringing together law makers, insolvency experts, counter-fraud and market research specialists to deliver unique insights on matters affecting insolvency practise in 2022.

The Royal College of Physicians is a fabulous venue, conveniently located near major transport links and set within London’s beautiful Regent’s Park. The venue also boasts impressive museum status too – so plenty to see whilst you’re at the conference!


10:00: conference opens

The IPA in 2022

  • Kevin Hellard, President, IPA
  • Paul Smith, CEO, IPA
  • Samantha Keen, Incoming President and COO UKI Strategy and Transactions, EY
  • Simon Underwood, IPA Office Holder and Partner, Menzies

Brexit, Covid, Russia: Outlook for the UK Economy in 2022

  • Richard Burge, CEO, London Chamber of Commerce

No! I Don’t Want My ‘Day in Court’!

The why, when and how of settling insolvency litigation

  • Louise Brittain, Partner, Azets
  • Carolyn Jones, Civil & Commercial Online Mediator, ADRG

Updates from the Insolvency Service

  • Dean Beale, CEO
  • Claire Hardgrave, Head of Insolvency Practitioner Regulation
  • Paul Bannister, Head of Policy

Updates from the Courts: Cases Decided in 2022

  • Jamie Leader, Partner, Enyo Law

Insolvency Statistics

  • Nick O’Reilly, Regional Director, Manolete Partners

Political Outlook

  • Kieran Pedley, Director of Politics, Ipsos Mori

Working Together

Criminal & Civil Recovery and Disruption of Fraud

  • Thomas Lee, Police Constable, Cybercrime Unit, Metropolitan Police
  • Simon Kubitt, Head of Cybercrime, HMRC
  • Frances Coulson, Partner & Head of Insolvency & Restructuring, Wedlake Bell

Inspection and Regulatory Update

Risk Control: The Tightrope Walk of Compliance

  • David Holland, Chief Inspector, IPA

The Open Private School: Unlock the Diversity Dividend

  • Vincent Egunlae, Co-Founder & Trustee, The Open Private School & Assistant Manager, Grant Thornton
  • Samuel Ajakaiye, Next Generation Committee Member, Chatham House.

Group rates available

Contact the events team to book groups of 3+ people.

Book now!