Kara Hodgson

Business, Real Estate

Title: Solicitor

Tel: 0191 226 7869

Email Kara Hodgson

Kara is an associate in the Real Estate team at Sintons. She gained her first class law degree from Sunderland University and continued at the university gaining her LPC and Masters.

Kara then worked her way up from an administrative assistant to qualifying as a solicitor in July 2021. previously worked for an international law firm as part of the Legal 500 Tier 1 (North) ranked social housing team for 2 years, working with various housing providers on multiple work streams.


  • Qualified as a solicitor in July 2021 and has worked exclusively in the North East ever since
  • Prior to Sintons, had a wide range of experience working in residential property transactions
  • Developed and maintained a strong client base by focusing on the client goals, exceeding clients expectations, keeping to timescales and being a keen problem solver
  • Involved in training and mentoring junior staff

Recent Experience

  • Has 2 years experience working in the social housing sector with over 6 years experience specialising in property law
  • Worked with several registered providers in the UK working in residential asset management, notably leading on volume sales, phased drawdowns and acquisitions
  • Has acted for a particular provider in relation to the selling of a number of self-build plots totalling £1.8 million
  • Has acted and assisted on disposal portfolios and dealt with a wide scale of enquiries varying on levels of complexity
  • Has assisted with residential development site set-ups and acting on onward plots sales, including pro-active file management and strategic discussion with the client to drive forward   sales and support hitting client sales targets.

Outside of Work

Outside of work, Kara enjoys running and keeping fit. Kara also loves long walks with her dog and as well as socialising with both friends and family.

Key Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Development
  • Residential Property