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Specialist solicitors to the construction and engineering industries


Terms of Website Use

These terms of use govern your use of the Hawkswell Kilvington Limited’s website (our “Website”). Please note that our Privacy Policy forms part of our terms of use. By using our Website, you are accepting and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please refrain from using our Website immediately.

Information about us

We are Hawkswell Kilvington Limited a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 5582371 and VAT number GB 870 9774 76. Our registered office is at 2nd Floor, 3150 Century Way, Thorpe Park, Leeds LS15 8ZB, which is the firm’s Leeds office.  A list of Directors may be inspected at our registered office.

Hawkswell Kilvington Limited is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA number 464387) and is subject to the SRA Code of Conduct.

Changes to our terms of use

We may amend these terms of use from time to time, and the revised version will be effective when displayed here. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we have made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms of Use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Website.

Reliance on information

Our Website, and all of the material within it, has been prepared with the aim of providing key information only and does not constitute legal advice in relation to any particular situation. While we aim to ensure that the information is correct at the date on which it is added to our Website, the legal position can change frequently, and content will not always be updated following any relevant changes.

To be clear, all information, commentary and other material posted on our Website is intended for general information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to or constitute legal advice or any other type of advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising as a result of any reliance placed on such information, commentary or other material contained on our Website by any visitor to our Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its content to the fullest extent permitted by law. If you want to rely on any information, commentary and other materials posted on our Website, please arrange a consultation with a Partner or solicitor at Hawkswell Kilvington who will provide specific advice or information as necessary. This consultation and advice will be charged at the charge out rates agreed with you.

Our liability

We will always try and ensure that the information on our Website is accurate. However, you acknowledge and agree that Hawkswell Kilvington Limited and its directors and employees accept no liability whatsoever, whether in contract, tort or otherwise for any loss or damage caused by or arising directly or indirectly in connection with any use or reliance on the contents of our Website, except to the extent that such liability cannot be excluded by law. We have no control over, and therefore accept no responsibility for, the content of any third-party website.

To be clear, use of our Website is at your own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we hereby expressly exclude any and all liability arising out of or connected to your use of our Website including but not limited to:

  • all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
  • any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Website or in connection with the access, use, inability to use, or results of the use of our Website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation (but not limited to) any liability for:

– loss of business or business interruption
– loss of income or revenue
– loss of profits or contracts
– loss of anticipated savings
– loss of data
– loss of goodwill
– wasted management or office time
– loss or damage caused to any equipment or software
– any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort   (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Links to our Website

You may create a hypertext link to any pages on our Website. However, we may change the structure of our Website without notifying you so any links you create may become out of date.

Misuse of our Website

You agree not to reverse engineer, hack, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of our Website nor attempt to transmit to or via our Website any information that contains a virus, worm, trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component.

It is impossible to provide an exhaustive list of what constitutes acceptable and unacceptable use of our Website. In general, we will not tolerate any use of our Website which damages or is likely to damage our reputation, the availability or integrity of our Website or which causes or threatens to cause us to incur any legal, tax or regulatory liability. In particular, you must not misuse our Website by knowingly introducing viruses or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Website, the server on which our Website is stored or any server, computer, or database connected to our Website. You must not attack our Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. We will determine, in our absolute discretion, whether your use of our Website is unacceptable and in this event, we may take such action as we deem appropriate. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses, malicious code or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Intellectual property

Material contained on our Website is © Hawkswell Kilvington Limited except where otherwise stated. You may download, view and print extracts from our Website for internal use within your organisation, but must not otherwise copy, reproduce or re-distribute the contents of these pages in whole or in part without our prior written consent. All other rights are reserved.


If accessing any part of our Website requires you to enter a password you agree:

  • To ensure that any details that you supply to us to register for such access are accurate
  • To let us know promptly if any of the details about you that you have supplied to us change
  • To keep any personal login name and any password provided by us to you confidential, and to be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of your password by any third party
  • That we reserve the right to terminate your access to password protected areas of our Website should we consider that your use of our Website is detrimental to our website or to other users

Jurisdiction and law

Our Website relates only to the laws of England and Wales except where expressly stated otherwise. These terms of use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales in respect of any disputes which may arise in relation to our Website.

Links to Third Party Websites:

Our Website may provide links to websites of third parties not controlled by Hawkswell Kilvington. We accept no responsibility for the content of any other website which you may access through this one. Please note that any link to a third-party site does not mean that we endorse the content or use of such web site or the goods or services offered by any third party.

We exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability that may arise in connection with or as a result of such third-party/external website material causing any damage, costs, injury or financial loss of any kind.

Your concerns

If you have any queries regarding our Website or the information contained on it, please contact us by email at or by telephone on +44 (0)1924 258719


The Hawkswell Kilvington Limited Website has been designed to be easy to use for everyone. If you do encounter any difficulties with its accessibility, please tell us and we will work with you to resolve the problems.

To get in touch, please email us at


If any provision of these Terms of Use (or part of any provision) is found by any court or other authority of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed not to form part of these Terms of Use and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of these Terms of Use shall not be affected.