Hewitsons LLP

Tim Richards

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Tim has 30 years experience of advising clients on a full range of construction and procurement law issues. His extensive expertise covers heavyweight construction disputes including final account, delay, disruption and defects claims. He is well versed in all dispute resolution techniques including court proceedings (where he has been involved in several notable reported cases), arbitrations, adjudications and alternative dispute resolution procedures.


Tim read law at University College Cardiff before completing his legal practice course at the College of Law in Guildford. He trained as a solicitor at Evershed & Tomkinson (now Eversheds) in Birmingham before taking up a position upon qualification in 1985 as a solicitor in the Litigation department at Linklaters & Paines (now Linklaters) in London. Tim joined Hewitsons in February 1996 as head of Construction becoming a partner in the same year. Tim is a member of the Society of Construction Law.