"Naomi is thorough, knowledgeable, pays attention to detail, and a fantastic advocate. Naomi is always good with clients and witnesses. She puts everyone at ease. She has excellent written and oral communication skills. I have no weaknesses to report’’ Legal 500 2021
Naomi was called to the Bar in 1994. She has over 20 years’ experience as a trial advocate and has been instructed as the sole advocate in a number of appellate cases. In addition to representing clients in court and at mediation, she provides comprehensive advisory and drafting services.
Naomi has been described by solicitors as “Knowledgeable, confident, quick-thinking and well spoken” (Legal 500, 2017) and “An exceptionally calm barrister and extremely well organised” (Legal 500, 2018). "A clear and concise advocate, who is very courteous and always well-prepared" (Legal 500, 2019) and “Her advice is very well-received by clients” (Legal 500, 2020).
Naomi is an ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator, a member of the ADR Group Civil & Commercial Register and a Civil Mediation Council Registered Mediator. She is also a Member of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators.
Naomi was a Chairman of the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal from 2011 until 2013, when its functions were transferred to the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). She has been a Judge of the Residential Property Division of the Property Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal since 2013.
Since 2018, Naomi has been a Judge of the Land Registration Division of the Property Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal and a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal War Pensions and Armed Forces Chamber.
Naomi Hawkes was called to the Bar in 1994. She is available to advise clients in respect of all aspects of the law relating to leasehold enfranchisement (in cases outside the jurisdiction of the London Panel of the First-Tier Tribunal).
Naomi has approximately 20 years’ experience as a trial advocate and has appeared in the Court of Appeal on a number of occasions. In addition to representing clients in court and at mediation, she provides comprehensive advisory and drafting services.
Naomi acts for a wide range of clients, from private individuals to large organisations and she regularly provides in-house training for solicitors.
Proceedings in the High Court, and subsequent related proceedings in the County Court, pursuant to s222 Local Government Act 1972 and s30 Highways Act 1980 to prevent loss of profit to local businesses and severe nuisance to residents from being caused by unauthorised “car cruising” events. The participants amounted to thousands of individuals emanating from a range of different locations.
Litigation concerning the decommissioning of a communal boiler system serving a housing estate comprising 313 properties of mixed tenure.