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Legal & General Mortgage Club announces second Virtual Summer Conference

Legal & General Mortgage Club has announced the return of its Virtual Summer Conference, which will take place on Tuesday 6 & Wednesday 7 July 2021. The flagship conference returns in virtual form for the second time and aims to encourage not only thought provoking and engaging discussion within the intermediary community, but also supporting brokers in their evolution by using recent experience to help inform the future. The conference is free to attend, with registration available on L&Mortgage Club Virtual Summer Conference 2021 – Legal & General – Mortgage Club (

The opening day of the conference features a range of interactive panels and keynotes from the Legal & General Mortgage Club team, covering key strategic topics such as changing consumer demands, regulatory compliance, the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the mortgage market and the evolution of mortgage lending.

On the second day, the conference will use a three-track approach to provide attendees with the choice to attend the sessions most relevant to their operations. Key topics include the importance of diversity & inclusion, how to use technology to improve business opportunities and operational efficiency, as well as understanding cybersecurity risks and maintaining regulatory compliance. 

Confirmed speakers at the event, include:

  • Esther Dijkstra, Managing Director, Intermediaries at Lloyds Banking Group
  • Chris Pearson, Head of Intermediary Mortgages, HSBC
  • Mike Regnier, Chief Executive, Accord Mortgages
  • Steve Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, Coventry Building Society
  • Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive, Association of MortgageIntermediaries (AMI)
  • Sharon Trinder, Compliance Director, MortgageAdvice Bureau
  • Conor Murphy, Founder & CEO, Smartr365
  • Mark Arnold, Chief Executive Officer, Kensington Mortgages
  • Ian Larkin, CEO, Trussle
  • Clare Singleton – Chief Executive Officer, LegalGeneral Home Finance
  • James Adams – Founder & Co-Director, My Simple Mortgages
  • Stuart Cheetham – Co-founder & CEO, Mqube

Kevin Roberts, Director, Legal & General Mortgage Club, said: “The remote working world has undoubtedly made it more difficult to remain connected through these challenging and fast-changing times. Where we would normally meet at events, conferences and workshops, we now need to find new solutions to keep the conversation going. That is why our free to attend Virtual Summer Conference returns next month to generate debate and insights into the opportunities and risks that we face as the mortgage market emerges from the peak of the coronavirus crisis.

He added: “Excitingly, we are set to welcome many of the industry’s leading thinkers, who will be offering their views on just how advisers can get ahead over the coming months and beyond. Alongside our practical guidance for key decision makers, we are also taking an important look into areas like diversity and inclusion to explore ways that we can build a better mortgage sector for future generations.”