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Hewitsons

SHAKESPEARE HOUSE, 42 NEWMARKET ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB5 8EP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01223 461155
Fax:
Fax 01223 316511
DX:
133155 CAMBRIDGE 8
Email:
Web:
www.hewitsons.com

Colin Jones

Tel:
Work 01223 461155
Email:
Hewitsons

Work Department

Management board and construction and procurement team.

Position

Managing Partner. Legal specialisation in construction and procurement law. Clients include: Marshalls Airport, Kings College, Trinity Hall College, Gonville & Caius College, European Molecular Biology Institute. Adviser to the British Institute of Interior Design and the Association of Consultant Architects. Acts for contractors, professionals, developer clients, manufacturers of construction products; providing advice in regard to contentious and non contentious matters. Member of Cambridge CleanTech, sits on the Procurement Reform Group of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Adviser to the Sports and Play Construction Association. Council member of the Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry and a member of the Cambridge Interact Club of property and construction professionals. Governor of St Mary’s School, Cambridge. Practice areas: construction – contentious; Construction – non-contentious.

Career

Trained Taylor Vinters; qualified 1993; partner Hewitsons 2000.

Member

Law Society; Society of Construction Law, Cambridge Interact Club.

Education

Norwich City College (1985); Hull University (1988 BA Hons Law); Guildford College of Law (1992).

Leisure

Golf, food, travel.


East Anglia: Real estate

Construction

Within: Leading individuals

Colin Jones - Hewitsons

Within: Construction

Hewitsons has a highly experienced construction group that works across its London, Milton Keynes and Cambridge offices. In Cambridge, managing partner Colin Jones is the standout practitioner who frequently handles complex and high-value matters for developers, contractors, design and construction professionals, construction product manufacturers, funders and occupiers. He is supported by solicitor Sardeep Gill who handles both contentious and non-contentious matters. The firm has a long-standing reputation for work on UK-wide construction projects, and its recent work includes projects for Oxbridge colleges and Homes England.

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South East: Real estate

Construction

Within: Construction

Hewitsons acts for a wide range of clients on construction projects across the UK, including contractors, developers, investors and consultants, among others. It has established specialist business units, which enables the firm to provide sector-specific advice; one area of strength is the education sector, where the construction department (together with practitioners in ancillary areas, such as planning and real estate) provides bespoke advice to schools and other institutions. In 2018, the firm advised developers, contractors and clients active in the charity and investment sectors on multimillion pound construction contracts. Practice head Tim Richards and Colin Jones both have expertise in contentious and non-contentious matters.

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