Wakefield Office

17 Navigation Court
Calder Park
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF2 7BJ
Tel: 01924 258719
Fax: 01924 257666
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk

London Office

28 Queen Street
London
EC4R 1BB
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk

Team - Solicitors

Gary Ashton

Gary Ashton

Gary is a legal director and advises on all aspects of construction law, specialising in dispute resolution including mediation, adjudication, arbitration and litigation.

Gary has considerable experience of dealing with professional negligence, defective works, delay, loss and expense, payment and valuation disputes.

Gary has extensive experience of the adjudication process, and has successfully enforced a number of adjudicator’s decisions in the Technology and Construction Court. Gary is a member of the Society of Construction Law, the Adjudication Society and the Technology & Construction Solicitors Association (TeCSA).

Email: GAshton@hklegal.co.uk

Thomas Salter

Thomas Salter

Thomas is a legal director who advises on construction and engineering disputes, including disputes relating to extensions of time, variations, non-payment and contract formation. Thomas is experienced in acting for both claimants and defendants in all forms of dispute resolution including adjudication, mediation, arbitration and litigation in the Technology and Construction Court.

Email: TSalter@hklegal.co.uk

Laura McAuley

Laura McAuley

Laura has extensive experience of dealing with high value contentious matters in a wide range of areas including professional negligence, defective works, delay, loss and expense, insurance coverage and valuation disputes. As a result of the varied nature of Laura’s work, she has considerable experience of adjudication, arbitration and litigation proceedings.

Email: LMcAuley@hklegal.co.uk

Rachel Heald

Rachel Heald

Rachel is an associate solicitor specialising in non-contentious construction law. Her work includes drafting, negotiating and advising clients on building contracts, consultant appointments, collateral warranties, letters of intent and other construction-related documentation in respect of a wide variety of projects, including retail fit-outs, care homes, luxury hotels, factories, residential developments, utilities and infrastructure.

Email: RHeald@hklegal.co.uk

Claire Saunders

Claire Saunders

Claire is a solicitor specialising in contentious construction law. Claire advises on a wide range of construction and engineering disputes, including high value disputes relating to non-payment, loss and expense, variations, extensions of time and contract formation.

Claire has considerable experience acting for both claimants and defendants in all forms of dispute resolution including adjudication, mediation, arbitration and litigation in the Technology and Construction Court. Further, Claire has successfully enforced a number of adjudicator’s decisions in the Technology and Construction Court.

Email: CSaunders@hklegal.co.uk

Matthew Duncan

Matthew Duncan

Matthew is a second year trainee solicitor with significant experience in both contentious and non-contentious aspects of construction law. Matthew is currently focused on contentious matters and advises on a wide range of construction disputes, dealing with issues such as non-payment, professional negligence and contract formation.

Email: MDuncan@hklegal.co.uk

Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson

Catherine is a trainee solicitor and has already gained significant experience in both contentious and non-contentious aspects of construction law. Catherine particularly enjoys non-contentious work, and advises on the drafting and negotiation of building contracts and consultant appointments on a regular basis.

Email: CThompson@hklegal.co.uk

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Wakefield Office

17 Navigation Court
Calder Park
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF2 7BJ
Tel: 01924 258719
Fax: 01924 257666
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk

London Office

28 Queen Street
London
EC4R 1BB
enquiries@hklegal.co.uk