In John Doyle Construction Limited v Erith Contractors Limited , the Court of Appeal (“CoA”) discussed the principles which apply when enforcing an adjudicator’s decision in favour of an insolvent company. Background In 2010, Erith Contractors Limited (“Erith”) engaged John […]
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 Blu-Sky Solutions Limited -v- Be Caring Limited , the Commercial Court considered contract formation, incorporation of terms and conditions, and invalidity of onerous provisions. Contractual Background: Blu-Sky Solutions Limited (the “Claimant”), a supplier of telecommunication services, claimed c£180,000 from […]
In the recent case of Downs Road Development LLP -v- Laxmanbhai Construction (UK) Limited , the TCC considered issues concerning the validity of payment notices, as well as questions of natural justice and the severability of adjudication decisions. Background Downs […]