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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.

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Can You Recover Adjudication Costs Under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts Act?

When the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 was amended by the Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013, a new right to recover “the reasonable costs of recovering a debt” was introduced. Since then, there has been … read more


JCT Minor Works 2016 – What Has Changed?

JCT has now begun publishing the 2016 edition of its construction contracts in a phased roll-out, beginning with the Minor Works Building Contract (MW), the Minor Works Building Contract with contractor’s design (MWD) and the Minor Works Sub-Contract with sub-contractor’s … read more


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