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  • Writer's pictureLinda Andrews - Editorial Assistant, Nuse Online

Trio Of Construction Promotions At Law Firm

Yorkshire-based niche law firm, Hawkswell Kilvington, has made a series of promotions to its senior team.

The firm of specialist construction and engineering lawyers has promoted Claire Saunders, Matthew Shotton and Rebecca Jackson to their new role as Legal Director.

The trio of specialist construction lawyers at the firm deal with complex and high value construction disputes in all forms of dispute resolution, including adjudication, litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Speaking on behalf of the promotions, Thomas Salter, Partner at Hawkswell Kilvington said,

“We are incredibly proud to promote Claire, Matthew and Rebecca to the role of Legal Director."

"All three are exceptionally talented solicitors whose hard work and dedication is reflected not only in the results they achieve for our clients but also acts as an inspiration for others at the firm too."

“Claire is one of our longest serving solicitors, who has been with us since the first day of her training contract. It is therefore an incredibly proud moment to recognise her continued development with the firm in this way."

“Matthew is an outstanding lawyer and has established himself as a key individual both within the team and also for a broad range of clients. Since joining the firm, Rebecca has become an integral part of the disputes team and is already a trusted advisor to our clients.”

Commenting on their promotions, Claire Saunders, Legal Director said,

“I am really looking forward to this next stage of my career and continuing to grow alongside the firm as Legal Director.“

Matthew Shotton, Legal Director added,

“I am delighted to have been promoted and working as part of a progressive law firm, which is going from strength to strength."

“Hawkswell Kilvington is a well-regarded presence in the legal market and the quality of our work and the clients we advise is testament to this; I am looking forward to playing my part in the continued development and growth of the firm in this regard.”

Speaking on behalf of her promotion, Legal Director, Rebecca Jackson added, “Whilst I am extremely pleased with the promotion on a personal level, it is a real testament to the expertise, investment, support and ambition within Hawkswell Kilvington more generally."

“I look forward to embarking on the next stage of my career and continuing to contribute in every way I can to support the firm’s continued growth and our longstanding reputation as eminent construction specialists.”

Hawkswell Kilvington represents a number of blue-chip construction-based clients and has gained recognition as a Tier 1 firm in the Legal 500.


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