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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Latest News

Further Development with Two Promotions

Hawkswell Kilvington is continuing its organic growth policy with the promotion of Prudence Walton and Samantha Murkitt to the role of Associate within the firm’s contentious and non-contentious departments, respectively. Partner at Hawkswell Kilvington, Tom Salter said, “Since joining the firm in 2020, Prudence […]

JCT Announces Release of 2024 Edition

  The Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) has announced that the long-awaited 2024 edition of the Design and Build Contract family will be released on 17 April 2024. JCT announced the 2024 Edition last year and, so far, all we know […]

Latest Bulletins

FK obtains TKO in latest dispute between serial litigants

Background ISG Retail Limited (“ISG”) was the main contractor on a scheme in Avonmouth, Bristol known as Project Barberry. FK Construction (“FK”) were engaged under a sub-contract for the roofing and cladding works. A dispute arose following FK’s Application for […]


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