David Chinn > Hill Dickinson LLP > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile

Hill Dickinson LLP
L3 9SJ

Work Department



David is a partner in the construction team and advises on both contentious and non-contentious construction and engineering work. He is also head of the business services team.

David joined the firm in 1988 and became a partner in 1992. He has been advising on construction/engineering law since 1990. 

Involved in many high profile projects relating to football stadia, a zoo, theatres, bridges/tunnels and various iconic buildings, David is also involved in project work including advising on, drafting and negotiating building contracts, consultants’ appointments, collateral warranties and other security documents. He also deals with dispute work including litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation.


Qualified 1990; partner Hill Dickinson Davis Campbell (now Hill Dickinson) 1992 to date; qualified adjudicator; accredited mediator.


Member of the Law Society
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member of the Technology and Construction Solicitors’ Association


Liverpool Polytechnic.


Most sports, reading, music, collecting vintage fountain pens.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Real estate > Construction

(Leading individuals)

David ChinnHill Dickinson LLP

The team at Hill Dickinson LLP is notable for its involvement in complex cross-jurisdictional matters and regional regeneration projects, regularly acting for major contractors and government bodies in the region. The practice is led by Alan Pugh who specialises in managing contractual risks and advising on strategy within the energy, logistics, and retail sectors. With over 30 years’ experience David Chinn is sought after for his expertise in both contentious and non-contentious transport matters, while Tricia Morrison is distinguished for her work on construction payment provisions.