On Friday, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in Triple Point Technology, Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd  UKSC 29, unanimously overturning the Court of Appeal’s earlier decision relating to liquidated damages (“LADs”) where a contract has been […]
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.
The Building Safety Bill 2021 (the “Bill”) proposes to expand the limitation period for property owners to bring a claim for defective works from six years to fifteen years. This legislation, if passed in its current form, would apply retrospectively, […]
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 […]