Cate Beavis is a Senior Associate in the Residential Property Team.
Cate handles all aspects to do with the sale and purchase of residential properties as well as other related transactions, such as remortgages and transfers of equity. Cate aims to make what can be a complicated process as understandable as she can for her clients and prides herself on being approachable and giving her clients peace of mind.
Cate graduated from University of Leeds with a 2(i) honours degree in French. Cate then went on to obtain a distinction in both the Graduate Diploma in Law (Oxford Brookes School of Law) and the Legal Practice Course (University of Law, Oxford).
Cate started as a paralegal at Gardner Leader in 2014, and went on to do her training contract completing seats in Litigation, Inheritance Protection and Residential Property. Cate qualified in Residential Property in 2017.
Cate has experience in dealing with each type of transaction relating to residential property. This of course includes sales and purchases but also extends to remortgages, transfers of equity, lease extensions and equity release mortgages.
Cate also has experience in dealing with shared ownership sales and purchases, staircasing transactions on existing shared ownership properties, new build purchases and preparing reports for auction purchases.
- Acting on the sale and purchase of existing and new build freehold and leasehold properties;
- Acting on the sale and purchase of shared ownership properties;
- Acting on sales and purchases of properties over £1million;
- Helping colleagues in the office with emails or other correspondence which are written in French and German.