Lucy Trevelyan

Lucy Trevelyan

Lucy Trevelyan is a freelance journalist

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    All change for leasehold?


    As the Leasehold and Freehold Bill 2023–24 wends its way through parliament, Lucy Trevelyan examines what the reforms will mean for the leasehold property market

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    Consultancy matters


    Lucy Trevelyan looks at the increasing popularity of the consultancy model of providing legal services

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    Consultancy matters


    Lucy Trevelyan looks at the increasing popularity of the consultancy model of providing legal services

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    The role of compliance


    As a recent survey reveals that the increasing complexity of compliance is a top concern for more than three-quarters of lawyers, Lucy Trevelyan talks to William Robins, director of compliance and operations at Keystone Law, about the challenges he faces in his role

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    Counting the cost


    Lucy Trevelyan reports on the effect of the cost of living crisis – and other factors such as new government regulation – on the UK’s commercial property market

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    The climate challenge


    Soaring energy prices and the record temperatures recorded in Europe this summer have thrown the climate change crisis and the need to take action into stark relief. Lucy Trevelyan considers what this might mean for property professionals

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    Leasehold reform?


    Reforming leasehold ownership of residential property in England and Wales is on the government’s agenda, but how far its proposals will work in practice remains to be seen. Lucy Trevelyan looks at what is likely to change, and when

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    Market forces


    After a lull during lockdowns, the UK’s residential property market is seeing an upturn in most areas. However, as Lucy Trevelyan reports, the pandemic has changed the property requirements of many and may have altered the face of the market for good

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    Embrace the change


    Lucy Trevelyan speaks to Alice Stephenson about why the only way to have a fulfilling career in law, and be herself, was to set up her own firm so she could do things her own way

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    In conversation with: Lubna Shuja


    Lucy Trevelyan speaks to Lubna Shuja who, in October 2022, begins her term as president of the Law Society of England and Wales, about her career so far and her ambitions for her presidency

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    High hopes


    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has devastated many UK industries – not least sections of the commercial property market. Lucy Trevelyan explores COVID-19’s lasting legacy for the sector and examines how it can evolve to survive

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    Platform for success


    Lucy Trevelyan sits down with Rod Waldie, CEO of Gateley, and finds out how it has added a number of diverse services to its portfolio since it became an alternative business structure

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    Moore the merrier


    Lucy Trevelyan talks to Helen Goatley and Ed Whittington from Moore Barlow about completing a merger during a global pandemic

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    The bigger picture


    Lucy Trevelyan talks to Gary Gallen about setting up his firm, rradar, its holistic model, how it uses technology to serve clients, and how it has weathered the coronavirus pandemic

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    Lock and key


    Shaheen Mamun, co-founder of Black Antelope Law, talks to Lucy Trevelyan about setting up a law firm as an introvert, thriving in lockdown, and the importance of diversity in the legal profession

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    A world of difference


    Diversity in law firms – in terms of not only protected characteristics, but also experiences, attitudes and ways of thinking – can bring benefits in everything from financial performance to employee engagement. Lucy Trevelyan investigates.

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    Bright spark


    David Farquharson co-founded Ignition Law to support start-up businesses. Lucy Trevelyan talks to him about starting up his own business, and how recruitment and culture have supported success

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    Safe space


    A recent survey has revealed the extent of bullying and harassment in the legal sector. Lucy Trevelyan looks at the role of culture and leadership, and how firms can prevent bullying and harassment, and deal with complaints if they do occur

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    What can law firms do to help their people with stress and to create and support a mentally healthy workplace? Lucy Trevelyan investigates

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    Power of three


    Leonard Curtis Legal has an unusual offering: as well as providing in-house legal advice to its parent professional services business, it offers advice to external clients, and supports lenders. DirectorAndrew Gregory talks strategy, challenges and plans with Lucy Trevelyan

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