Here is our September newsletter where we will share with you a roundup of our recent bulletins highlighting important developments in construction law, together with some HK news and details of our Autumn seminar programme. Please feel free to make […]
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.
In Henry Construction Projects Ltd v Alu-Fix (UK) Ltd , the TCC declined to enforce a true value adjudication decision where that adjudication had been commenced before the contractor had discharged its immediate payment obligation to its subcontractor arising from […]
In Drax Energy Solutions Limited v Wipro Limited , the TCC upheld a contractual clause said to impose a single liability cap for all claims arising out of a master services agreement. The Background to the Case Drax entered into […]
The Background to the Case In 2019, following the Grenfell tragedy, fire safety concerns arose in relation to ACM cladding on the upper two storeys of two blocks of residential flats in London (“the Property”). Subsequently, Ms Waite and around […]
What is RAAC? RAAC is a lightweight and cheaper alternative to conventional reinforced concrete and was used from the 1950s to early 1990s in both load bearing and non-load bearing functions. Being aerated and lacking coarse aggregate it is structurally […]
The Background to the Case Lidl Great Britain Limited (“Lidl”) and Closed Circuit Cooling Limited t/a 3CL (“3CL”) entered into a framework agreement so that the parties could enter into a series of individual work orders for refrigeration and air-conditioning […]
“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