Angela Lucy

Partner

Residential Property




T: +44 (0)20 7674 0539
alucy@wedlakebell.com

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Expertise

Angela advises on all aspects of selling and buying residential property. She specialises in acting for busy clients who need a tailored, professional and project-managed service and with the aim of ensuring that property transactions remain as stress-free as possible.

In addition to dealing with all legal due diligence, Angela undertakes a comprehensive investigation of leasehold management; she advises on necessary action arising from survey reports and the legal implications of mortgage terms. She also deals with lease term extensions, re-mortgages and varying individuals’ shares in property.

Angela is also a member of the firm’s Leasehold Reform Group and deals with lease extensions and freehold acquisitions under the Leasehold Reform Acts.


Recent Experience

  • Leasehold Enfranchisement:
    Dealing with both the statutory enfranchisement of leasehold flats and the statutory acquisition of the freehold interest for leasehold houses in conjunction with our Leasehold Reform Group.
  • Freehold sale: £3.3M
    Acting for client based overseas in the sale of property, which had undergone quite substantial renovations. Dealing with protracted enquiries from Buyer and ensuring exchange effected quickly.
  • Freehold purchase: £2,125,000
    Purchase of rural property with complex title and boundaries. Purchase was synchronised with two related sales. Successfully negotiated access between exchange and completion for furniture storage to facilitate a smoother completion day!
  • Leasehold purchase: £2M
    Dealing with the sale of leasehold property with a short lease. Arranging for an application for a lease extension to be served by the sellers and for the right to be assigned to the buyer on completion of the purchase. The buyer subsequently acquired an immediate right to extend the lease (rather than waiting for the expiration of two years from purchase as required under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993).

Career History

Angela qualified as a solicitor in 1997, after first qualifying as a Legal Executive. Since then she has specialised in residential conveyancing. She moved to Cumberland Ellis in January 2000, and became a partner in May 2004. She joined Wedlake Bell LLP from Cumberland Ellis in April 2012 when the firms merged.


"Angela Lucy advises high-net-worth individuals on property purchases and sales, lease extensions and re-mortgages"


— Legal 500, 2017