Trevor Hellawell

Brighter Law Solutions

Trevor is a solicitor who has spent the bulk of his career as a legal training and management consultant working with BPP, MBL, LIPS Legal, local law societies, major law firms and many other clients. Until going freelance in 1999 he was a Principal Lecturer at the York branch of the University of Law.

Until recently returning to the freelance arena, he was Head of Law Programmes at BPP. Throughout his career, he has lectured extensively on Professional Conduct, Management skills such as Client Care, Time Management and Appraisals, Financial Services matters, including Accounts Rules and Money Laundering, as well as mainstream academic law subjects.

He was formerly a member of the Law Society’s Planning and Environmental Law Committee and is the author of the Environmental Law Handbook, now in its seventh edition. He has also been a Lexcel Practice Management Assessor and a Business Partner for Brighter Law Solutions.

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