gmh solicitors was established in 2009 by Gill Hawken, who was later joined by Katherine Lucas as a consultant.

Gill and Katherine met at leading UK law firm, Linklaters, where they both specialised in employment law. At Linklaters, they gained experience working for large and small employers on a full range of employment law matters.

Gill Hawken

Gill Hawken


Gill has also spent over 8 years as a panel member and legal adviser for various regulatory bodies, so has seen at first hand the complexities of employer/employee relations and the need to manage them appropriately.

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Katherine Lucas

Katherine Lucas


Katherine also worked for a market-leading professional services firm, acting as in-house legal adviser to the HR department and assisting consultants with implementation of HR programmes in the UK and beyond.

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We welcome the opportunity to discuss your employment law requirements and how we can assist you most effectively.

“We have called upon Gill for a number of years to provide legal advice on a number of employment and contractual issues. She has provided an excellent service ensuring that we continue to operate and manage our legal responsibilities with our employees and relationships with clients responsibly. I have no hesitation in recommending her.”

Nick Spence

Content Support Services Ltd

“Really appreciated having Katherine’s advice; it helped me to think clearly at a time when my head was all over the place…”

Executive, digital IT company