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England’s latest lockdown: Q&A with David Cox

Webinar recorded live:
Categories: Guest speakers & industry specialists,Legislation

With new lockdown restrictions in England coming into force Thursday 5th November, David Cox, Rightmove’s Legal & Compliance Director, gave a summary of the latest guidance for the industry and what it means for you.

The session was driven by your questions around the following:

  • Guidance on viewings
  • Whether offices can stay open
  • Routine inspections and maintenance
  • Move ins/inventories/check-outs
  • Open Houses
  • Student Lets


Until recently David Cox was Chief Executive Officer of ARLA Propertymark (Association of Residential Letting Agents. David has an encyclopaedic knowledge of lettings law and is very well versed on all aspects of legislative changes in the private rented sector and is regularly called on by Government and the media to comment on emerging trends and technologies in the UK’s property market. David also has extensive experience in political lobbying and has led many successful campaigns; including the call for mandatory Client Money Protection (CMP) and more recently the Regulation of Property Agents (RoPA).

David has also been a Board Director of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) and has extensive knowledge of Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDP). Before joining ARLA Propertymark David was Head of Public Affairs for the International Union of Property Owners (UIPI) in Brussels, Belgium during 2013 and Senior Policy Officer at the National Landlords Association (NLA) between 2008 and 2013. A Barrister-at-Law, David was called to the Bar of Lincolns Inn in 2006 and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science.