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Kate Hawken

Associate of CILEx

Kate Hawken is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and joined Brachers in September 2014. Kate is experienced in all aspects of residential conveyancing and specialises in leasehold enfranchisement.


  • Conveyancing
  • Re-mortgages
  • Transfers of equity
  • Leasehold enfranchisement
  • Lease extensions agreed and under LRHUD Act 1993
  • Freehold acquisitions agreed and under LRHUD Act 1993
  • Disposal of freeholds via S5 Notices
  • Missing landlords


  • Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, Law South
  • Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners


Kate is experienced in the extension of leases and acquisition of freeholds under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 and Parts I and III of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, the variation of leases, rights of first refusal, the acquisition of the Right to Manage.

Recent cases/deals

Richard Ayres & Ors v. Jonathan Roberts & Anor CC (Central London) (Judge Peter Cowell) [2012] L.&T.R 1 The effect of a failure to comply with a completion notice served under paragraph 8 of Schedule 2 to the Leasehold Reform (Collective Enfranchisement and Lease Renewal) Regulations 1993.

Recent testimonials

“Kate Hawken is very personable, nothing seems any trouble, and she’s always happy to advise. Extremely professional, and her secretary, Jenny, is also fantastic.”

“I have used Kate Hawken previously, that is the reason I used Brachers again, I can’t praise her highly enough!”

“Kate Hawken is very good and extremely helpful.”

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What Our Clients Say...

"We cannot say anything other than we cannot fault Kate Hawken or your company. Many thanks for your service."

Peter Webb (client)

"It was a drawn out transaction but Kate did very well to ensure it was successful".

MDNA Ltd (client)

"Excellent service. Kate is very helpful and efficient. There are not enough words to express my gratitude to Kate. I'm glad I found Brachers, Thank you very much."

Client comment

"On the ball, understood all my needs. No hanging around. Dealt with matters swiftly and effectively."

Sue Bell (Client)

"Friendly, warm and considerate."

Client comment

“Very satisfied by the staff in all departments we dealt with. Kate Hawken was excellent.”

P R Funnell (client)