Mayumi Hawkes

Mayumi Hawkes

Cognitive Law
Mayumi has over 25 years of professional experience in working for Japanese and Japan-related businesses and individuals, 10 of those years as a qualified solicitor in England and Wales. Mayumi knows what and how to explain complicated matters in a plain language in English and in Japanese (Japanese is her first language). She particularly enjoys working for start-ups and SMEs as she sees their businesses develop. Whilst working full-time, Mayumi retrained and qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and has since worked in private practices in London. Having previously worked in the property sector, Mayumi provides pragmatic advice on property matters.
25 Yrs Experience


Commercial Landlord and Tenant Matter: Lease (or Licence) Review

For a fixed fee you can get the peace of mind you deserve and get answers to your commercial query.

£499.00 +VAT

Consultation with a Commercial Lawyer

Commercial issues crop up all the time in business. Our lawyers can give you
a steer on the problem you’re facing, so that you can understand the legal
aspects and make an informed decision on your next steps.
Our lawyers can help you with commercial matters and agreements relating to:

  • Confidentiality
  • Distribution
  • Franchising
  • Outsourcing
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Sale of goods
  • Supply of services
  • Procurement
  • Product liability and safety
  • International trade
  • E-commerce

Speak to one of our experienced commercial lawyers to get clarity on your commercial matter.

£225.00 +VAT

What my clients have said

So impressed

Rated 5 out of 5
27 July 2022

I am so impressed with Mayumi and the advice she gave me. I was in such a panic, but she was patient and thorough. It can be so intimidating reaching out to Solicitors and asking for advice, but she was so helpful. Thank you so much.

Smart, friendly and approachable

Rated 5 out of 5
27 July 2022

Wow, I am so impressed with the advice and quick response I received from Mayumi. She is so incredibly helpful, kind, and most of all empathetic (which is the most important aspect when dealing with high emotions). She gave me free advice, but the most amazing part of this is that she looked into it as much as she could (considering it was free advice) such as asking for contracts/emails/texts so she could give the best advice possible. Honestly, I couldn’t be happier and I know exactly what I need to do! Thank you so much Mayumi!


Rated 5 out of 5
27 July 2022

May I take this opportunity to thank you once again for your service. It was a pleasure dealing with you, always very approachable, a good sense of humour whilst retaining your professionalism.

First rate!

Rated 5 out of 5
27 July 2022

Mayumi is first rate in the field of Commercial and Insolvency Law and is a dedicated ,tenacious and driven professional whose knowledge and attention to detail with her Japanese and UK clients and their needs is always imparted with maximum efficiency and understanding.


Rated 5 out of 5
27 July 2022

I particularly want to thank you for your professionalism, technical clarity and prompt responses to my (many) emails. It was a very good outcome.

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