Asset Finance Professionals Association (AF-PA) Northern Event

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time



Lazy Lounge, Unit D, Westpoint, Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4JY

View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description


Following our previous ‘save the date’ email to you, we are pleased to confirm the details of the 11th May 2017 AF-PA Northern Event, below. This is an opportunity to hear about the impacts of the ‘Apprentice Levy’ and ‘Data Protection’ changes on our industry, as well networking with other colleagues from the Asset Finance sector

Demand is expected to be high, so please book early to avoid disappointment

AFPA North Event

When: 15:00, Thursday, 11th May 2017

Where: Lazy Lounge, Unit D, Westpoint, Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4JY

Speakers: Phil Crowe, Partner, Shoosmiths LLP – The Apprenticeship Levy - what is the Apprenticeship Levy and how can it work for you?

Ian Sinclair-Ford, Director, Dataguardsman - Data Protection – The Practical Impact of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on Leasing and Asset Finance companies.

What is the point of GDPR? The practical issues.

  • Internally
  • For underwriting new business
  • Risk exposures on existing business

Places are limited and £9.99 each (+ VAT & booking fee) with net proceeds going to local community charities

Speaker Information

Phil Crowe

Phil is an employment law partner based in Shoosmiths’ Leeds office, specialising in in both contentious and non-contentious employment law. An experienced advocate who has appeared in high profile high value Employment Tribunal proceedings in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Phil’s contentious practice involves representing clients in all manner of unfair dismissal, discrimination, breach of contract, TUPE and all/any other complaints employees may bring. This includes successfully defending a class Employment Tribunal action involving over 1,000 claimants.

Phil provides support on matters ranging from day-to-day employee relations issues to large scale strategic change projects. He offers business planning and strategy advice to clients in respect of issues including executive severance, restructuring/redundancy and TUPE.

Phil is also an experienced trainer providing legal and commercial training to clients designed to ensure that they act in a legally compliant way but more over used the law to support and facilitate the achievement of their business’ operational objectives.

Ian Sinclair

Ian is a qualified solicitor and joint creator of Dataguardsman who brings a wealth of direct experience to an Asset Finance audience, having been involved in the asset finance industry for over 20 years. Ian has worked previously as in-house counsel for Alliance & Leicester Commercial Finance as well as Capital Bank plc. Apart from Ian’s extensive experience in the wider asset finance world he brings a specific skill and interest in the area of data protection and data privacy within the UK and also with the wider European and USA contexts.

Best wishes

AF-PA North


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email any questions to events@af-pa.org

What's the refund policy?

Although we are unable to refund tickets once booked, any ticket booked can be used by a colleague if you are unable to attend the event

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes please

Share with friends

Date and Time


Lazy Lounge, Unit D, Westpoint, Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4JY

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved