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Hawkins Investigates Damages in ...

22nd October 2018

On 15 September 2018, Typhoon Mangkhut struck the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Typhoon Mangkhut was also the strongest typhoon to strike Hong Kong since Typhoon Ellen ...

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Hawkins’ Andrew Reeves Featured ...

15th October 2018

The Institute of Civil Engineers has recently celebrated its bicentennial with an official book entitled: ICE 200: Shaping the World, and Hawkins is proud to be a select company ...

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Dr Jake Irwin Speaks at the 2018 ...

3rd October 2018

The 2018 CILA Conference at the Nottingham Belfry hotel on Thursday 20 September provided attendees with a full day of presentations, networking and thought-provoking material ...

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Hawkins’ Annual London Event ...

2nd October 2018

Hawkins’ hosted its annual drinks and CPD event at the elegant Trinity House, just minutes from our London Office. The evening began with very thorough and captivating ...

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Hawkins' Birmingham Office Hosts ...

1st October 2018

On Thursday 6th September, Hawkins hosted a wine tasting evening at the Loki Wine Bar in the Great Western Arcade in Birmingham City Centre. Though Hawkins has an annual ...

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John Holland Presents on Site Saftey ...

28th September 2018

On Wednesday 5 September Mr John Holland, regional manager of Hawkins’ Glasgow Office, delivered a presentation to Charted Institute of Loss Adjuster (CILA) members at the ...

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Dr Chun Chan Speaks at the Shiptek ...

26th September 2018

Dr Chun Chan of Hawkins’ Hong Kong office recently spoke at the 2018 Shiptek Summit in Wanchai, Hong Kong on 30 August. The Ship Owning & Ship Management Conference ...

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From Hong Kong and Singapore to ...

25th September 2018

From 28 to 30 August, Dr John Allum and Dr Sophie Parsons from Hawkins’ Hong Kong office, together with Dr David Rose from Hawkins Singapore, travelled to Jakarta and were ...

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Hawkins Exhibits at AIRMIC and ...

5th September 2018

Summer 2018 has been a busy season for the Hawkins’ Marketing Team. Once again, we attended the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce Conference ...

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Hawkins Races to the Finish Line ...

3rd September 2018

Hawkins investigator Patrick Barbour completed the Cardiff Half Marathon for the second time, raising sponsorship money for the Autism base at his son’s school.The day was ...

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Jessica Ng Speaks at Singapore ...

29th August 2018

Ms Jessica Ng from Hawkins’ Hong Kong office proudly presented on Root Cause Analysis as part of the Property Damage & Business Interruption Claims course offered ...

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Hawkins Wins a 2018 RoSPA Gold ...

13th August 2018

Hawkins & Associates is honoured to receive the 2018 RoSPA Gold Award for Health & Safety Performance. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has previously ...

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​Hawkins Welcomes Thomas Post ...

8th August 2018

Hawkins’ Materials Engineering team has expanded once again with the arrival of Thomas Post.Thomas graduated with an MEng in Materials Science & Engineering at Imperial ...

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Hawkins Sponsors the International ...

16th July 2018

On 11 and 12 June 2018, Dr Nick Carey, Mr Paul Willis and Mr Nico Zurcher attended the two day International Cargo Insurance Conference in Oxford. Approximately 220 people ...

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Marine Forensic Science aboard ...

9th July 2018

On Thursday 24th of May 2018, Hawkins joined with Captain John L David from Marine Professionals to host a networking event for our clients. Approximately 70 guests attended ...

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Hawkins attends the Asian Claims ...

27th June 2018

On Thursday 12 and Friday 13 April 2018 Dr David Rose, Dr John Allum and Dr Sophie Parsons attended the two-day Australasian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters’ (AICLA) ...

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Hawkins welcomes Sarah Hooton

10th April 2018

Hawkins is pleased to welcome Sarah Hooton to our team of Fire Engineers.Sarah graduated with a first class degree in Civil Engineering, specialising in Structural Engineering ...

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The Training Season Starts

3rd April 2018

Hawkins subsidiary GATR carried out its first burns of the season last week, completing four fire scenes at our training facility at Wethersfield in Essex.GATR runs training ...

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Hawkins welcomes Dr Christabel ...

16th March 2018

We are delighted to welcome Dr Christabel Fitzpatrick to our team of Materials Scientists.Christabel graduated from Imperial College London with a 1st Class degree in Aerospace ...

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Frozen pipes cause influx of Escape ...

12th March 2018

The recent cold snap with prolonged sub-zero temperatures causing burst pipes has brought Escape of Water Claims to the fore again. Hawkins’ Mechanical Engineers and Materials ...

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Hawkins present to DAC Beachcroft ...

2nd March 2018

Hawkins’ experts Russell Smith and Andy Bryce, both from our Bristol office, were recently invited to present to speak to a group of solicitors and legal executives at DAC ...

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Hawkins contributes to TATA-AIG ...

20th February 2018

Chris Wareham of our Dubai office contributed to a recent two-day Commercial Lines Claims Workshop in Mumbai, run by Taposh Nandi and Parvathi Singh for the TATA-AIG General ...

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Hawkins entertains guests at the ...

16th February 2018

Despite the hectic pre-Christmas social schedule, many Hawkins clients took time out on Tuesday 5 December to attend our networking function in the Dubai International Financial ...

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Hawkins Singapore celebrates first ...

12th February 2018

Approximately 50 guests joined us at The Singapore Cricket Club to help us celebrate our first year in the region. The atmosphere was informal, and attendees were able to ...

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Institute of Materials, Minerals ...

29th January 2018

Our team in Hong Kong worked with the Polytechnic University of Hung Hom to provide a CPD event for the Institute of Minerals & Mining (IOM3). Dr Sophie Parsons and ...

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Hawkins now offering Forensic Investigation ...

23rd January 2018

As part of our continued expansion, Hawkins is now offering forensic investigation of cases related to audiology and acoustics.We recently welcome Rosalind Lambert-Porter ...

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Singapore visits Asia Capital Reinsurance ...

19th January 2018

David Rose of our Singapore office gave a presentation to John Kenny and his claims handling team at Asia Capital Re’s offices on the investigation of Petroleum Installation ...

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Hong Kong Maritime Week

15th January 2018

In November, our team in Hong Kong participated in a number of events as part of the Hong Kong Maritime Week.The 5th Asia Marine Insurance Conference, held on the 20th and ...

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I Love Claims

9th January 2018

James Kingham, one of our Mechanical Engineers, and Graeme Drysdale, Business Development Manager exhibited at the annual “I Love Claims Conference” held in November at ...

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Hawkins host over 100 for annual ...

5th January 2018

Over 100 attendees joined us at Trinity House in London for our annual drinks reception and CPD event.This year, talks were given on lithium-ion batteries and the problems ...

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Singapore office move

1st January 2018

Our team in Singapore has moved to a new office. As of 1st January 2018, our new address will be:Hawkins & Associates3 Pickering Street#01-66Singapore048660Our telephone ...

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Hawkins expands its team of experts ...

6th November 2017

Over the summer we welcomed seven experts into our growing team. Of the recent expansion, Managing Director Andrew Moncrieff said, “We have just completed our most ambitious ...

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Hawkins wear it pink for Breast ...

3rd November 2017

Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink day is one of the biggest fundraising events in the UK. Taking place on Friday 20 October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, thousands ...

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Birmingham hosts Go-Karting Event ...

26th October 2017

Our team in Birmingham recently hosted a go-karting and networking event for clients to meet our experts.A “Le Mans” style endurance race began with four teams taking ...

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Our team in Leeds has moved to ...

23rd October 2017

Our team in Leeds has moved to a new office. The new premises has better lab, office and meeting room facilities, meaning our experts will be better equipped to handle your ...

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LV Treasure Hunts

23rd August 2017

Earlier in the summer, Hawkins attended the fifth season of LV treasure hunts, this year taking place in both London and Bournemouth. The events saw teams from various suppliers ...

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AIRMIC 2017

7th August 2017

Hawkins recently attended this year’s Airmic (Association of Insurers and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce) annual conference. The conference, which took place at ...

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Hawkins welcomes new mechanical ...

1st August 2017

We are pleased to announce that Mr Richard Baker has joined our growing team of mechanical engineers.Richard graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2010 with a Masters ...

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Hawkins attends APIL

24th July 2017

Hawkins exhibited at the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers’ (APIL) annual conference earlier this year. The conference was held at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, ...

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Materials Engineering team expands ...

18th July 2017

Hawkins is pleased to welcome Ms Melissa Gartside and Dr Paul Moody to our team of Materials Engineers.Melissa has almost 20 years’ experience in materials engineering. ...

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Hawkins HFS attends Asian Claims ...

10th July 2017

Hawkins’ experts John Allum, Sophie Parsons and Richard Fletcher recently attended the Asian Claims Convention 2017 (ACC17) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The three day event, ...

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Further electrical training at ...

4th July 2017

The third cohort of Hawkins investigators has successfully completed our practical electrical training course, which is accredited with the Chartered Society of Forensic Science.The ...

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Hawkins supports inaugural Asia ...

26th June 2017

Hawkins is proud to have been a sponsor of the inaugural Asia Power Forum, which was held in Singapore in April 2017, and welcomed attendees from around the globe.The event, ...

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Hawkins continues to support 3-time ...

2nd June 2017

The Liverpool Lizards won the British Water Polo League for the third year in a row after beating rivals City of Manchester 5-3 in the final held at Gloucester on 19th March.To ...

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Bristol Forensic Fun Day receives ...

17th May 2017

Our Bristol office recently hosted a group of clients from Cunningham Lindsey and Covéa at our latest Forensic Fun Day.The day started with a brief presentation about Hawkins ...

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Hong Kong office host loss adjuster ...

2nd May 2017

Our team in Hong Kong recently spent the day delivering seminars to over 35 loss adjusters from various clients including McLarens, Crawfords and Cunningham Lindsey.Sessions ...

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AXA away day at Hawkins

28th April 2017

A team from AXA Corporate Claims in Ipswich recently held an away day at our office in Cambridge.The team held their own workshops in the morning, making use of the two meeting ...

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Enterprise Act 2016

18th April 2017

An upcoming change in legislation could impact the way insurance claims are handled. The Enterprise Act 2016, which comes into effect in May 2017, looks to reduce the amount ...

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Hawkins welcomes Stephen Brough ...

12th April 2017

Hawkins is pleased to welcome Mr Stephen Brough to our team of Materials Engineers.Stephen gained his degree in Materials Engineering from Loughborough University in 2010. ...

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Birmingham Forensic Fun Day

10th April 2017

Our team in Birmingham recently organised the first Forensic Fun Day we’ve held in the region. We entertained 10 clients from NFU who usually handle property and casualty ...

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Belfast Seminar Success

28th March 2017

Hawkins, in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA) in Northern Ireland, recently hosted a seminar for claims handlers and loss adjusters. The ...

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Hawkins engineer wins Institution ...

15th February 2017

Bernard Travers, part of the civil engineering team at Hawkins, won the Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) London Pitch180 Competition by using confectionary to show ...

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Hawkins’ smooth transition to ...

18th January 2017

In September 2016 Hawkins successfully completed its Quality Management System (QMS) Certificate transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015. Our certification for the ...

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Mould Remediation Training for ...

9th January 2017

Eight investigators from our Civil Engineering, Contamination and Materials teams recently completed the “Professional Mould Remediation: Assessment & Remediation for ...

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Hawkins Santa Run

23rd December 2016

Seven colleagues swapped their business suits and overalls for Santa suits to raise funds for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH). The team from our Cambridge ...

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Practical Pyrotechnics - Safety ...

19th December 2016

One of our investigators recently attended a Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Course, run by BECTU (a Union for predominantly backstage Theatrical staff) and presented by JustFX ...

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Hong Kong Annual Maritime Charity ...

9th December 2016

Staff from our Hong Kong office attended the Hong Kong Annual Maritime Charity Dinner on the evening of 17 November 2016, where members of Hong Kong's Maritime Industry gathered ...

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Manchester Office Moves

7th December 2016

Colleagues at our Manchester office are busy unpacking boxes and making themselves feel at home in their new office premises in Cheadle. The new premises has better lab, ...

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​Electrical Training at Hawkins ...

2nd December 2016

Eight Fire Investigators at Hawkins recently completed some practical electrical training. The course was completed at our Reigate office where the fire investigators constructed ...

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Hawkins Singapore Launch Success ...

29th November 2016

The launch of Hawkins’ Singapore office was a resounding success with over 30 people attending our opening party in Singapore last week.The event, which was held at Eden ...

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Hawkins helps to Make a Champ

22nd November 2016

Hawkins recently helped a young athlete take strides toward becoming an Olympian in the Tokyo 2020 games.Conor Loftus was selected as a training partner for the Team GB boxing ...

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Singapore - ​HAWKINS INTERNATIONAL ...

2nd November 2016

Following the opening of our Dubai office in 2014, and the acquisition of HFS-Asia in Hong Kong in September, we are excited to announce the opening of our third international ...

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Hawkins Recent Events

1st November 2016

Hawkins recently hosted two events for our clients, both of which were very well received by our guests.On the 19th October, our annual London Drinks Reception and CPD event ...

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Supporting Sea-Change

31st October 2016

Hawkins is proud to be supporting the Sea-Change Sailing Trust, a charity which provides opportunities for vulnerable young people and adults to live and work aboard a traditional ...

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​HAWKINS OPENS IN HONG KONG ...

19th September 2016

Hawkins is delighted to announce the opening of its Hong Kong Office as a result of the acquisition of HFS-Asia. HFS-Asia has an established market in the Far East, ...

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Hawkins Civil Engineering team ...

16th September 2016

Our Civil Engineering department expands as we welcome three new experts; Paul Hughes, Bernard Travers, and Jon Watkins.Paul Hughes joins our London office. Paul left Newcastle ...

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Hawkins Wins RoSPA Award

18th August 2016

Hawkins & Associates achieved the Silver Award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).The RoSPA Awards is celebrating ...

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Three Peaks Challenge

2nd August 2016

Hawkins was proud to sponsor the daughter of one of our colleagues who recently took on the challenge of completing the “Yorkshire Three Peaks” in order to raise funds ...

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Treasure Hunters

14th June 2016

The evening of 9 June 2016 saw a crack team of Hawkins personnel from our Reigate and Bristol offices, plus our LV companion Di from Leeds, compete in the ‘LV Suppliers ...

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Swapping Safety Boots for Running ...

10th May 2016

Two of Hawkins’ investigators swapped their safety boots for running shoes on Sunday when they took part in the Wings for Life World Run, “running for those who can’t”. ...

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Hawkins Hosts Burns Day

11th April 2016

Hawkins recently played host to a group from LV for a ‘Burns Day’ at GATR, our sister company’s facility in Essex.  A group of 10 people from LV joined Rennie Chivers ...

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Nico Zurcher joins our London office ...

4th March 2016

We are pleased to welcome Nico to our London office.Nico began his career working in a leading international environmental consultancy where he was involved in a number of ...

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Hawkins' Birmingham Office Moves ...

21st December 2015

Staff at our Birmingham office are busy unpacking boxes and making themselves feel at home in their new office premises in Solihull.

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´Forensic Training Day´ for local ...

17th November 2015

Hawkins’ Cambridge office was recently host to Hiscox Insurance when they held a ’Forensic Training Day’.We were joined by a group of delegates from the Claims Department ...

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Hawkins Dubai Expands

30th October 2015

Hawkins International’s office in Dubai has expanded with the arrival of Nick Coogan.

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Hawkins Annual Company Conference ...

25th September 2015

Hawkins recently held its Company Conference at a venue near Oxford.This annual event is an opportunity for Hawkins’ employees from all our offices to come together and ...

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Reigate Office Moves

14th September 2015

Hawkins Reigate has moved to bigger premises with improved lab and meeting room facilities.From Monday 14 September 2015 our new address will be:10 Perrywood Business Park ...

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Hawkins expands its Civil Engineering ...

6th August 2015

Hawkins is pleased to welcome Andy Ingle who has joined our Reigate office and Civil Engineering Team. Andy started his career working in a civil / structural design ...

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Hawkins’ Materials Group holds ...

12th June 2015

Our London office recently saw 18 of Hawkins' experts meet to discuss topical issues for our materials scientists. The day commenced with Elly Jay from our Reigate office ...

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It's a Risky Business

11th June 2015

Hawkins will be exhibiting at the annual Airmic Exhibition and Conference in Liverpool on 15-17 June 2015.  Airmic, the Association for Insurance and Risk Managers in ...

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Hawkins and FOIL present to London ...

2nd June 2015

Hawkins, in conjunction with FOIL (the Forum of Insurance Lawyers), recently delivered a presentation entitled Claims in the Modern World for London Market solicitors.The ...

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Hawkins - supermarket petrol station fire investigation

Supermarket manager jailed after ...

20th May 2015

A supermarket manager is facing eight months in jail for setting fires at his work’s premises because he was frustrated by his perception that his employer had not taken ...

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Hawkins to Attend APIL Conference ...

17th April 2015

Hawkins will be at Stand 15 of APIL's 25th Anniversary Conference, being held at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport on 23 & 24 April.   If you are attending ...

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Hawkins sponsor Women’s National ...

26th January 2015

Hawkins are proud sponsors of the Women’s National Water Polo League Winners - the Liverpool LizardsThe Lizards, who were undefeated all season, secured their win by beating ...

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Graeme Drysdale Hosts Cambridge ...

14th January 2015

Graeme Drysdale, Business Development Manager at Hawkins, hosted the recent Cambridge Insurance Institute Annual Dinner Graeme, current President of the Cambridge Insurance ...

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Graham Cooper Joins Hawkins

17th October 2014

Graham is a Chartered Engineer with a wealth of experience, having worked in the past for British Aerospace, in both their Civil and Military Divisions, British Airways and ...

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Hawkins Sponsor CILA Conference ...

7th October 2014

We were very pleased to see clients old, and hopefully new, at the drinks reception sponsored by us at the recent CILA Conference. The one-day event at the Midland Hotel ...

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Hawkins sponsors Mike Bond

The Dark Peak Grueller

21st July 2014

Hawkins was pleased to sponsor Mike Bond of vrs Vericlaim, and President of the Insurance Institute of Sheffield, when he ran an off-road marathon recently in aid of charity. During ...

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Hawkins Presents at Guernsey Insurance ...

14th July 2014

Hawkins’ experts, Ian Giddings and Nicola Stanley, both from our Reigate office, recently presented at Guernsey Insurance Institute’s Insurance Development DayIt was the ...

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Hawkins Sponsors Engineering Project ...

2nd July 2014

John Holland in our Glasgow office has recently been involved in helping children in the Primary 7 class at the Park School, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire with the IMechE sponsored ...

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Hawkins Goes International

20th June 2014

Hawkins is excited to announce that it has opened its first International Office, located in Dubai.  Dr Chris Wareham, the Middle East Director, will field instructions ...

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