Colin Jones > HCR Hewitsons > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

HCR Hewitsons
50-60 Station Road

Work Department

Management board and construction and procurement team.


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.


Trained Taylor Vinters; qualified 1993; partner Hewitsons 2000.


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


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


Golf, food, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Colin JonesHCR Hewitsons

HCR Hewitsons has a substantial construction practice across its office network and the Cambridge office is a key hub for its work on major projects for developer, schools, life sciences companies, charities and universities. The firm acted for UK-based nationwide contractor Fishbourne Number 3 on the development of multimillion-pound projects including and accommodation development in Brighton. Colin Jones is the lead partner in Cambridge and he is supported by associate Sardeep Gill, who acted for Rosewood Developments on the construction elements of a £17m accommodation development in Norwich.

South East > Real estate > Construction

HCR Hewitsons‘ construction and engineering team is headed at the national level by Birmingham-based Keith Blizzard. In the South East, it primarily handles development work for local and regional clients, with a particular sector specialism in education. Cambridge-based Colin Jones brings broad experience, with particular focuses on producing construction agreements and public procurement, as well as contentious dispute resolution. Solicitor Thomas Nation is also building a reputation for pragmatic and commercial advice on often complex projects.