The important recent decision of the TCC in Bexheat Limited -v- Essex Services Group Limited  serves to clarify further the paramountcy of the immediate payment obligation under s.111 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the “Act”). […]
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 Soteria Insurance Ltd v IBM United Kingdom Ltd , the Court of Appeal overturned a High Court decision by finding that the words “loss of profit, revenue, savings (including anticipated savings)” in a limitation of liability clause did not […]
In a further change to the Building Safety Bill put forward following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017, the Government has now scrapped the requirement to appoint a Building Safety Manager during the occupation phase of a construction project. Background […]