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Hawkswell Kilvington Limited

Construction

4 ranked lawyersBand 2YorkshireUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected construction and engineering boutique with a fine industry reputation. Represents an impressive client base of contractors, developers and utility providers in large-scale projects across the country. Matters handled range from high-value transactional work in the residential and retail sectors to complex engineering disputes. Demonstrates further experience handling alternative dispute resolution, such as adjudication and mediation.

Strengths

A client says: "The general all-round service is very good and we have been very impressed with them."

"We get a real feeling of responsiveness, understanding and considered advice," remarks another.

Work highlights

Advised Midgard on a pre-construction services agreement as well as the main contract and various subcontracts for a £120 million mixed-use development project.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Silberstein focuses his practice on all forms of dispute resolution in relation to construction projects, with a particular focus on the energy sector. He regularly represents clients in high-value disputes concerning project delays, contractual issues and professional negligence claims.
"He's a brilliant, commercially focused and astute lawyer." "He is extremely impressive."

David Kilvington frequently drafts and negotiates construction documentation relating to engineering and development projects. He handles projects for clients in the energy and manufacturing sectors as well as large residential and mixed-use schemes.

Jonathan Hawkswell is a widely respected figure in the regional market on account of his longstanding contentious construction practice.

Thomas Salter regularly advises contractors and subcontractorson construction and engineering disputes, including representation in the TCC as well as through ADR proceedings.
"He is very approachable and reassuringly very down to earth." "An excellent lawyer who always provides sound advice based on both the law and practical experience."

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Yorkshire

Construction


Daniel Silberstein
Band 2
David Kilvington
Band 2
Jonathan Hawkswell
Senior Statespeople
Thomas Salter
Band 4