In the recent case of Dana UK AXLE Ltd -v- Freudenberg FST GMBH  EWHC 1413 (TCC), the TCC considered an application to exclude technical expert evidence mid-way through a trial. Background On 5 May 2021, a trial commenced in […]
Specialist solicitors to the construction and engineering industries
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 March 2021, the Construction Leadership Council issued a warning to the UK construction industry that the ensuing months would see a significant and widespread shortage in key building materials. That prediction is now very much a reality, and its […]
In the recent case of Mott Macdonald Ltd v Trant Engineering Ltd  EWHC 754 the TCC considered whether an exclusion clause required exceptional wording in order to exclude liability for fundamental, deliberate and wilful breaches. Background Trant Engineering Limited […]