Specialist solicitors to the construction and engineering industries

Welcome to Hawkswell Kilvington

Hawkswell Kilvington is a niche firm of award winning, specialist solicitors with an established national reputation for providing legal services to the construction and engineering industries.

We provide advice and solutions in all areas of construction and engineering law, from drafting, reviewing and amending bespoke and standard form construction contracts and sub-contracts to resolving construction and engineering disputes through adjudication, mediation, negotiation, arbitration and litigation.

Our team of professional and highly experienced lawyers have an up-to-date and in-depth knowledge of the latest legal developments and adopt a pragmatic, commercial and cost-effective approach to solving clients’ problems. We offer a personal service and a high level of partner involvement that larger firms cannot offer. Our aim is to always be accessible and for our clients to know who is actually doing the work for them.

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We are thrilled to welcome Ella Hindmarsh to Hawkswell Kilvington.  Ella joins our contentious team as a solicitor, and will be resolving disputes via all forms of dispute resolution including adjudication, litigation, arbitration and mediation.

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A Lidl more joy this time – TCC accepts food retailer’s claims in part

Background Lidl and 3CL entered into a framework agreement which enabled the parties to enter into a series of individual work orders for refrigeration and air-conditioning works across Lidl’s premises. In April 2023, 3CL referred a dispute over its entitlement […]


The team at Hawkswell Kilvington is first class with outstanding knowledge of the construction sector and an ability to provide excellent advice, which takes into account the legal and commercial position. They communicate well with the clients and understand the competing pressures they face”. – Legal 500