Construction Webinar – Liquidated Damages and COVID-19

Thursday 30 April 2020 at 2pm

This webinar is the third in a series, designed to give you helpful guidance on the issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential ways to protect your company in these uncertain times. When it comes to liquidated damages, make sure you know where you stand, how to deduct them and the defences available! This webinar explains what liquidated damages are and gives guidance on the relevant procedures, how liquidated damages could be affected by COVID-19 and whether there has been a change in the law.

The webinar will cover:

  • What are liquidated damages? – Court of Appeal and Supreme Court guidance
  • The procedure for deducting liquidated damages
  • What notices to serve
  • The effects of COVID-19 on liquidated damages
  • Concurrent delay
  • Has there been a change in the law?
  • Questions

How long will it last?

The webinar will last 15-20 minutes.

Can we ask questions?

Of course, in these uncertain times everyone has questions, this is a perfect time for us to answer them. Please email your questions relevant to the webinar topic to by 12 noon on Wednesday 29 April.


The webinar will be given online. Register now at There is no charge to view the webinar. Please note that the webinar sessions usually work best when using browsers such as Chrome, Safari or Firefox. Alternatively, you can use the ‘clickmeeting’ app.

About Us

Hawkswell Kilvington Limited is a specialist law firm dedicated to addressing and resolving construction and engineering industry issues. According to Chambers & Partners legal directory, Hawkswell Kilvington provides “excellent in-depth niche knowledge and exceptional value for money”.

Jonathan Hawkswell is credited as being someone who “thinks outside the box and recognises opportunities that will benefit the client”. David Kilvington is renowned for the “strength of his knowledge of construction documentation”. Daniel Silberstein is praised by clients for being “tenacious” and “well able to think on his feet”. Thomas Salter is “able to summarise complex legal and contractual points very well”.


 Please note, the online booking system for the webinar is through a third-party company however, Hawkswell Kilvington Limited is committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal data we process, and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. If you have any questions relating to our GDPR compliance please contact our practice manager, Louise Tankard.

Hawkswell Kilvington Limited reserves the right to change the order of the topics or content of the webinar.

The webinar contains information of general interest about current legal issues, but does not provide legal advice. It is prepared for the general information of those attending. Anything stated during the webinar should not be relied upon in any specific situation without appropriate legal advice. If you require legal advice on any of the issues raised during the webinar, please contact one of our specialist construction solicitors.

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