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Kate Westlake

Solicitor

  01872 265100
  RET@stephens-scown.co.uk

Kate Westlake is a solicitor in our Real Estate department in Cornwall.

Kate qualified as a solicitor in November 2016 after gaining a 2.1 degree in LLB Law and a distinction in the Legal Practice Course from the University of the West of England.  Kate trained with the firm and joined in 2013.

Kate acts for a range of real estate clients, including developers, landlords, social housing providers and owners of property portfolios.  Typically, Kate deals with

  • Site acquisitions including options, conditional contracts and development agreements
  • Commercial leases acting for both landlords and tenants
  • Complex refinancing of property
  • Buying and selling commercial investment properties and assisting with property owner portfolios.

 

Examples of Kate’s more recent work include:

  • Complex refinancing a store for a value of over £50 million
  • Acquiring three retail properties from liquidators in short timescales
  • Assisting a client with a sub-sale to acquire land with planning permission for mixed open market and affordable units for a value of £1.2 million
  • Helping a property portfolio owner to acquire an investment property from a bank and then subsequently dealing with the grant of a lease to a tenant.

 

In her spare time Kate enjoys staying active and taking advantage of the coast.  Kate particularly enjoys paddleboarding and running.

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