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Hawkswell Kilvington shortlisted in three categories at the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2019

July 18, 2019| Firm News

We are delighted to announce that Hawkswell Kilvington has been shortlisted in three categories at the 2019 Yorkshire Legal Awards: Niche Law Firm of the Year, Rising Star and Trainee Solicitor of the Year. The annual Yorkshire Legal Awards recognise … read more


Challenging Disallowed Cost

July 16, 2019| Construction, Construction Contracts, Disallowed Cost, Dispute Resolution

Subtle differences in the interpretation of a contract can have a significant impact on the rights and obligations of the parties. In the recent case of Network Rail Infrastructure Limited (“Network Rail”) v ABC Electrification Limited (“ABC”), over £13million potentially … read more


Can an Employer Pay a Sub-Contractor Direct and Recover the Payment from the Contractor?

July 10, 2019| Arbitration, Construction Contracts, Payment

In the recent arbitration appeal case of Nobiskrug GMBH (“Nobiskrug”) v Valla Yachts Limited (“Valla”), two interesting issues were remitted to the tribunal for further consideration relating to the recovery of sums via damages and undue enrichment. Background Nobiskrug was … read more

When Does an Adjudicator’s Error Amount to a Breach of Natural Justice?

July 3, 2019| Adjudication, Construction Contracts, Enforcement

One of the few grounds available for resisting the enforcement of an adjudicator’s decision is a claim of breach of the rules of natural justice. In the case of JJ Rhatigan & Co (UK) Limited (“Rhatigan”) v Rosemary Lodge Developments … read more