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At Hay & Kilner we have one of the leading Construction teams in Newcastle upon Tyne. We are experienced solicitors who provide advice on the full spectrum of construction issues.

We work closely with our clients, helping you to prevent or overcome any construction dispute that you are faced with. We provide practical and commercial advice based on many years’ experience. Independently researched legal guide, Chambers UK, highlights our construction team’s delivery of ‘superb advice’ and singles out ‘user-friendly lawyer’Graham Sutton for his ‘inside-out’ knowledge, placing him in a position whereby he can ‘tie the other side in knots’.

The team is highly experienced in all areas of building and engineering matters and related professional indemnity issues, ranging from heavy weight disputes to advice and drafting in relation to standard forms of contract, professional advisers’ terms of engagement and development agreements.

Our dedicated team offer advice on all construction matters including:

  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • ADR
  • Building & Engineering matters
  • Contract documentation
  • Collateral warranties
  • Development agreements
  • Professional advisers’ agreements
  • Professional negligence

We have the expertise to resolve issues in the appropriate forum, whether that is in the Technology and Construction Court or by way of arbitration, adjudication, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) or other method of resolving disputes.

Members of the Federation of Master Builders receive a free half hour consultation.

For further information or advice, please contact Graham Sutton.

  • "Graham Sutton is a well-regarded figure in the construction space, handling contentious and non-contentious matters for clients such as contractors, developers and investors. One client states that he is 'able to quickly identify the core problem, and explain and dispense excellent legal advice'."

    - Chambers Guide

  • "Jan Rzedzian provides very efficient, prompt, articulate and specific advice as part of his contentious construction law practice. One client enthuses that he is extremely personable and able to put clients at their ease."

    - Chambers Guide

  • "We would like to thank both Graham and Jan for guiding us through a very stressful time. We have no doubt that without their help and support things would have been very different."

    - Client of our Construction Team

  • "Recent work for Hay & Kilner includes acting in a claim arising out of a sub-contract for maintenance replacement works, with Graham Sutton leading the advice. Martin Soloman heads the team."

    - Legal 500

  • "Thank you for the service rendered and thank you for your valuable input in this case. We have enjoyed working with you and will not hesitate to contact you again if we are in need of your service."

    - Client of our Construction team

  • "Market sources commended skilled litigator Graham Sutton’s 'effective negotiating skills'."

    - Chambers Guide