Winter 2021 COVID-19 Update
7th January 2021
Happy New Year from all of us at Hawkins. Hawkins has reviewed and revised our Risk Assessment procedure in the light of the increased transmissibility of the new variant ...Read More
Hawkins' 2021 Webinar Series
5th January 2021
Our experts have created a list of topics within the Building, Civil & Structural Engineering disciplines to inform and engage viewers with details about exactly how they ...Read More
The Twelve Investigations of Christmas ...
24th December 2020
For the last twelve days of business, Hawkins has been sharing our Twelve Investigations of Christmas over on our LinkedIn page! For all of our informative and festive advice, ...Read More
Ian, Nicola, Will, Maxine & Lorraine ...
1st December 2020
Hawkins is very proud to congratulate the following people for ten years of dedication and hard work: Ian Major – Principal Associate, and Regional Manager of the Reigate ...Read More
Hawkins Wishes Mike Browne a Happy ...
19th November 2020
After a particularly busy year in his department, Health & Safety Manager Mike Browne has earned his retirement, and Hawkins wishes him every happiness in the next stage ...Read More
Clara Lloyd Joins Hawkins' Fire ...
17th November 2020
Clara joins Hawkins’ Fire Investigation team after working in the chemical and nuclear engineering industries.Clara is originally from Canada and graduated from the University ...Read More
Covid -19 Update Autumn 2020
10th November 2020
Wherever we live, we are all subject to evolving rules and regulations affecting both our personal and work lives as Governments and society battle to overcome Covid-19.Throughout ...Read More
How to Have a Safe Bonfire Night ...
5th November 2020
Remember, remember your safety precautions this fifth of November. Bonfire Night is once again upon us; a 413 year old celebration of a failed conspiracy by a group of provincial ...Read More
Waleed Khan Joins Hawkins' Road ...
28th October 2020
Waleed joins Hawkins after graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2020.He received a First class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, which included subject ...Read More
Robert Taylor Joins Hawkins' Road ...
26th October 2020
Robert is a Chartered Engineer and has joined Hawkins after working in automotive systems at Millbrook Proving Ground.Robert graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 ...Read More
Hawkins Launches New Acoustics ...
21st October 2020
While Hawkins has been working with our Cambridge Office Regional Manager, Ros Lambert-Porter to provide acoustics engineering services since 2017, we are expanding to provide ...Read More
Investigating the Causes of Vehicle ...
19th October 2020
John Holland, Regional Manager of Hawkins’ Glasgow office, has given webinars on Vehicle Fires to motor claims teams at insurance companies in the UK over the past few months. ...Read More
James Morris Joins Hawkins' Fire ...
12th October 2020
James joins Hawkins’ Fire Investigation team after working in the petrochemical and biochemical industries.James completed his PhD researching a novel enzyme and its mechanism ...Read More
Hawkins Sponsors CILA’s Virtual ...
7th October 2020
The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters is holding its annual conference virtually this year, and Hawkins & Associates are delighted to be a virtual sponsor. Although ...Read More
Hawkins Celebrates 40 Years of ...
5th October 2020
On 1 October 1980 Roy Hawkins and Jack Miller opened the first office of RB Hawkins and Associates, at the new Cambridge Science Park, having worked as a private consultancy ...Read More
Inigo Beckett Joins Hawkins' Digital ...
30th September 2020
Inigo joins Hawkins after graduating from the University of Warwick in 2020.While obtaining a First-Class Masters Degree in Mathematics, Inigo studied topics including Machine ...Read More
Chris & Mel Celebrate 10 Years ...
17th July 2020
Hawkins would like to congratulate both Melanie Cole and Chris Dennis on celebrating their ten year anniversaries with our company.Chris joined Hawkins’ Birmingham Office ...Read More
H2Doh! When Plumbing Goes Wrong: ...
1st July 2020
Wayne Manton of Hawkins’ Bristol Office recently gave a webinar for the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA) on escapes of water. His presentation included ...Read More
Hawkins Wishes a Happy Retirement ...
26th June 2020
After more than 28 years of service, Hawkins would like to thank Mike Charlton of our Manchester Office for all his hard work, and wish him a very happy retirement.Mike says ...Read More
COVID-19 Business Update #3
16th June 2020
As lockdown is gradually lifted (in England) and life slowly adjusts to the new socially distanced normal, Hawkins continues to support our insurance, legal and corporate ...Read More
High Water and the High Court: ...
10th June 2020
In the case of Tayton and Tayton -v- (1) Warwickshire County Council and (2) Rugby Borough Council, the Taytons (the Claimants) purchased Brookside Cottage and a neighbouring ...Read More
Overcoming Investigation Challenges ...
22nd May 2020
David Reid Rowland, a Principal Associate Investigator at Hawkins’ London Office describes a recent investigation into the cause of a fire in a large warehouse building.Our ...Read More
Hawkins Wishes a Happy Retirement ...
1st May 2020
Investigator, Rod Newbery, retired on Tuesday, 7 April after 29 years of working with us. We will miss him greatly, and want to acknowledge his service to Hawkins & Associates ...Read More
Hawkins Hong Kong is Back in the ...
29th April 2020
Our colleagues in the Hong Kong office have recently had the pleasure of seeing some normality return to their lives. As residents of Hong Kong return to offices, markets, ...Read More
Proud To Be RoSPA Gold When It ...
14th April 2020
We are very proud to announce that Hawkins & Associates has been awarded a RoSPA Gold Award for the third year in a row. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Gold Award are ...Read More
Becoming a Carbon Neutral Organisation ...
6th April 2020
In line with its ethos of social and environmental responsibility, in 2017 Hawkins took the decision to work towards becoming a carbon neutral organisation. The first stage ...Read More
Hawkins & Associates - COVID-19 ...
19th March 2020
In the light of the developing COVID-19 Pandemic, Hawkins has implemented its detailed Business Continuity Plan, which is under constant review as the situation changes from ...Read More
Jon & Lesley Celebrate 20 Years ...
18th March 2020
Hawkins would like to congratulate both Jon Boyle and Lesley Jackson on celebrating important work anniversaries of twenty years each with our company.Jon and Lesley ...Read More
Investigating the Hazards of Marine ...
24th February 2020
On 23 and 28 January and 4 February 2020 Dr Sophie Parsons, of Hawkins’ London Office, gave presentations on the Hazards of Investigating Marine Claims. She was joined on ...Read More
Bristol Office Runs Second Sucessful ...
21st February 2020
After running an event at Hawkins’ Reigate Office earlier in the month, Claire Luckhurst of CILA (pictured next to Dr Patrick Barbour in the title photograph) helped to ...Read More
Hawkins Stands By During UK Storms ...
14th February 2020
Just a week after Storm Ciara caused widespread damage and disruption across the UK, Storm Dennis is expected to bring further heavy rain and strong winds this weekend.It ...Read More
Hawkins Welcomes Civil Engineer ...
13th February 2020
Hannah joins the Civil Engineering and Fire Investigation teams at Hawkins after returning to the UK from several years working in New Zealand.Hannah graduated with ...Read More
30th January 2020
Over the past few months, Hawkins’ engineers have travelled and attended events around the globe, from seminars, to conferences, to charitable activities. After a winter, ...Read More
CILA Escapes of Water in Luxury ...
29th January 2020
Hawkins’ first CILA event of the year took place in the middle of January at the Reigate Office, and focused on both escapes and ingresses of water in luxury properties. ...Read More
The 2019 Santa Run
12th December 2019
Our colleagues at the Cambridge Office recently completed the 2019 Cambridge Science Park Santa Run! Pictured are Karen Farrell, Lisa Knappett, Erin LeMaster, Jo Sears, Paula ...Read More
Jonathan Dance Joins Hawkins' Acoustics ...
19th November 2019
Jonathan joins the Acoustics division at Hawkins after graduating from The University of Exeter with a degree in Physics in 2019.During his time at university, Jonathan’s ...Read More
Electrical Engineer Ben Adams Speaks ...
12th November 2019
Ben Adams, an electrical engineer from Hawkins’ London Office, had the opportunity to speak at the International Tutorials & Colloquium on Rotating Electrical Machines. ...Read More
The Focus On Asia Conference 2019 ...
9th October 2019
In September, Chartered Engineers Andrew Reeves and Graham Cooper attended the “Focus on Asia Conference” hosted by the Singapore Society of Construction Law. Andrew ...Read More
Shipping Transformation Asia 2019 ...
8th October 2019
In September, Dr John Allum of Hawkins’ Hong Kong Office and Dr David Rose of Hawkins’ Singapore Office, attended the Shipping 2030 Asia three day event, along with many ...Read More
Hawkins’ 2019 London CPD Event ...
7th October 2019
On 3rd October, Hawkins welcomed over a hundred guests to the distinguished Trinity House, minutes from our London Office, for our annual CPD and drinks event. Hawkins’ ...Read More
Investigating Domestic Property ...
4th October 2019
Hawkins engineers recently travelled to the CII’s annual, combined conference of the Insurance Institutes of Bournemouth, Guildford, Southampton and Reading. Mr Andy Ingle, ...Read More
Hawkins Thanks CILA for a Great ...
30th September 2019
Hawkins was very pleased to attend the CILA Conference at the Nottingham Belfry Hotel on Thursday 19th September 2019. For the second year in a row, we also sponsored the ...Read More
AICLA Singapore Networking Event ...
30th September 2019
On October 1st from 3:00-7:00pm Hawkins Civil Engineer Richard Giles-Carlsson will be presenting at The Australasian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters (AICLA) ...Read More
Contamination: An Interruption ...
3rd September 2019
When a fire occurs in a large, public area where a number of neighbouring businesses are located, business interruption can be just as financially damaging as the cost of ...Read More
Escapes, Ingress and Flooding: ...
12th August 2019
Chartered engineers Andrew Reeves and Nicola Fallowfield-Smith, both of Hawkins’ Reigate Office, recently gave a presentation to Oak Underwriting on the various types of ...Read More
Hawkins Wins ROSPA Gold Award for ...
30th July 2019
Hawkins & Associates has been handed a prestigious award in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping its engineers and investigators get home safely at ...Read More
Hawkins Attends FOIL Launch Event ...
29th July 2019
Last week, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers held a launch event in London for a new division of their organisation, which was created in 2018 to support the insurance and reinsurance ...Read More
Hawkins Attends ICIC 2019
16th July 2019
Dr Nick Carey, of the Reigate Office, and Nico Zurcher, of the London Office, recently attended The International Cargo Insurance Conference (ICIC) 2019 in June at the Devere ...Read More
10th July 2019
On 24 June, Richard Keightley of Hawkins’ London Office attended a joint national meeting between the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management ...Read More
Hong Kong Office Hosts Seminar ...
5th July 2019
On 26 June, Hawkins Hong Kong had a successful in-house seminar in their new meeting room. Loss adjusters from McLarens, Sedgwick, Charles Taylor and Lawrence & Wong ...Read More
The 2019 ALARM Conference
3rd July 2019
This year Hawkins brought several delegates to the ALARM Risk Conference in Manchester from 23‑24 June. On the first day, Forensic Investigator Andy Ingle (of Hawkins’ ...Read More
WISTA Hong Kong’s First Conference ...
28th June 2019
The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) held their first ever conference this June. The events included a poolside cocktail reception, ...Read More
Hawkins Flooding Seminar/Webinar ...
26th June 2019
In Hawkins’ first combination seminar/webinar, Investigators David Reid Rowland and Richard Keighley (both of the London Office) gave an in-depth discussion of water ...Read More
Forensic Fun Days: Learn with Hawkins ...
24th June 2019
Throughout the months of May and June, Hawkins’ offices opened their doors to local clients in order to provide demonstrations, hands-on learning, and the opportunity for ...Read More
An IFED Case Study: Exposing Fraud ...
21st June 2019
A recent commercial property fraud industry debrief by the industry City of London Police Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) gave investigators Andy Ingle and Nicola ...Read More
Examining Escapes of Water Claims: ...
14th June 2019
Chartered Engineers Neville Tranter, of Hawkins’ Birmingham Office, and Adrian Ratte of Hawkins’ London Office, recently travelled to Davies’ office ...Read More
Hawkins Exhibits at AIRMIC 2019 ...
11th June 2019
Hawkins recently had the pleasure of exhibiting at Stand #4 for the duration of the 2019 AIRMIC conference. The marketing and business development team enjoyed speaking with ...Read More
Hawkins Will See You at AIRMIC ...
31st May 2019
Hawkins is pleased to be attending and exhibiting at the AIRMIC (Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce) annual conference this year. The theme ...Read More
Autonomous Vehicle Technology from ...
29th May 2019
Ross Clarke, a chartered engineer and road traffic collision investigator from Hawkins’ London Office, recently gave a webinar to the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) ...Read More
Confined Space Training: Why We ...
24th May 2019
Recently, fire investigator Sarah Griffiths, and Road Traffic Collision investigator Ross Clarke, both of Hawkins’ London Office, attended Essential Confined Space Training. ...Read More
Identifying Causes of Water Ingress ...
20th May 2019
Richard Keightley, a hydrologist based in Hawkins’ London Office, and Andrew Reeves, a civil engineer based in Hawkins’ Reigate Office, recently gave a ...Read More
Asia Maritime Presents: Hazardous ...
13th May 2019
Bright and early on the morning of 3rd May at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Hong Kong, four experts participated in a debate and panel discussion on the topic of Hazardous ...Read More
The 2019 Asian Claims Convention ...
9th May 2019
From 24th to 26th April 2019 the Asian Claims (AICLA) convention was held at the Sofitel Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This year’s theme for the convention was: ‘Innovation, ...Read More
Hawkins Welcomes Acoustics Assistant ...
1st May 2019
Trihao joins the Acoustics division at Hawkins after graduating from The University of Sheffield with a MEng in Aerospace Engineering in 2018.During his time at university, ...Read More
Hawkins Attends the Third Annual ...
26th April 2019
On 12th April 2019, David Rose, Graham Cooper, Chris Wareham, and Gary Hotchkiss, attended the third annual Asia Power Forum, together with Ben Adams, who had the honour of ...Read More
Hawkins Welcomes Fire Investigator ...
18th April 2019
Hawkins is pleased to announce that Martin Pope has joined our team of Fire Investigators.Martin is a Chartered Physicist and has a broad-based science degree from The ...Read More
Khubaib Asadullah’s Quality Manual ...
15th April 2019
Hawkins’ Quality Manager, Khubaib Asadullah, recently wrote an article for the Chartered Quality Institute’s website titled, “Five Steps: Transforming Your Risk Register ...Read More
Civil Engineering Presentations ...
8th April 2019
Recently, Paul Hughes of Hawkins’ London Office, together with Andy Ingle and Andrew Reeves of Hawkins’ Reigate Office, gave two Civil and Structural Engineering presentations ...Read More
Electrical Engineer Ben Adams Presents ...
25th March 2019
Earlier this month, Electrical Engineer Ben Adams of Hawkins’ London Office, presented at the IMechE Steam Turbine & Generator user group annual conference. This is ...Read More
Hong Kong Skuld P&I Casualty Seminar ...
20th March 2019
Recently Dr John Allum and Dr Sophie Parsons from Hawkins’ Hong Kong Office attended a Hong Kong Skuld P&I Casualty Seminar on the Investigation of Marine Claims. The ...Read More
Hawkins Gives Back
19th March 2019
Hawkins recently sponsored a Masquerade Ball fundraising event on 3 March 2019 held by the Moor House School & College in Oxted, Surrey. Dr Simon Vallance attended ...Read More
A Poignant Moment for Hawkins
15th March 2019
In 1980, Roy Hawkins rented a single starter unit on the Cambridge Science Park and RB Hawkins & Associates was founded. Roy was one of the first tenants on what was ...Read More
Hawkins Welcomes Digital Examiner ...
13th March 2019
Hawkins is pleased to announce the arrival of Digital Examiner Erin LeMaster, and her newly-offered Digital Forensics services. Please click here to visit our Digital ...Read More
Civil Engineers Attend North Downs ...
12th March 2019
Four members of the Hawkins Building, Civil & Structural Engineering team, Ian Major, Andy Ingle, and Andrew Reeves from Hawkins’ Reigate Office, as well as Bernard ...Read More
Taking Health & Safety on the Road ...
22nd February 2019
Health & Safety Director Andy Bryce & Health & Safety Manager Mike Browne, both of Hawkins’ Bristol Office, recently gave an internal training course, not only ...Read More
Hawkins Welcomes Electrical Engineer ...
20th February 2019
Hawkins is pleased to announce that Tom Madden has joined our expanding team of Electrical Engineers.After completing his Master’s degree in Electrical and Electronic ...Read More
The Camera Loves Dr Will Hutchinson ...
18th February 2019
The UK Association of Fire Investigators holds an annual photographic competition, and this year Hawkins is proud to announce that Dr Will Hutchinson, an investigator based ...Read More
It's Frozen Pipe Season
5th February 2019
Last winter Hawkins’ UK offices received over forty instructions to investigate claims arising from frozen pipes. Several of these resulted in Hawkins’ being able to ...Read More
Is 'Water Damage' The New Fire? ...
31st January 2019
The Insurance Institute of London recently invited forensic engineers Richard Keightley and David Reid Rowland from Hawkins’ London Office to give a lecture at The Old Lloyd’s ...Read More
Neville Tranter Gives Guest Lecture ...
28th January 2019
Mr Neville Tranter of Hawkins’ Birmingham Office recently gave a guest lecture, as part of a two-month long series of seminars, for students at The University of Warwick. ...Read More
Hawkins Welcomes Electrical Engineer ...
24th January 2019
Hawkins is pleased to announce that Ben Lister has joined our team of Electrical Engineers. In 2008, Ben graduated from Churchill College at the University of Cambridge ...Read More
Escapes Of Water: Whose Fault Is ...
21st January 2019
On 10 January 2019, Mrs Nicola Fallowfield-Smith of Hawkins’ Reigate Office led a seminar at Sedgwick’s office in Whiteley, Hampshire. Her programme consisted of two ...Read More
Cambridge Insurance Institute Young ...
18th January 2019
At the Cambridge annual dinner, held in King’s College on 7 December 2018, Dr Andrew Moncrieff, Hawkins’ Managing Director introduced the Young Achiever of the Year Award. ...Read More
Hawkins Welcomes Ross Clarke to ...
16th January 2019
Hawkins is pleased to announce the addition of Ross Clarke to the Road Traffic Collision investigation team. Ross graduated from Loughborough University in 2013 with ...Read More
Dr Andrew Prickett & Mrs Nicola ...
20th December 2018
Once again Hawkins has been working with the Engineering Department at University College London (UCL) to deliver a week long module on Forensic Engineering to their second ...Read More
Hawkins Hosts Guests at Scenic ...
13th December 2018
On 11 December Dr Chris Wareham and Nick Coogan of Hawkins' Dubai office hosted guests at the Treehouse Terrace in the Taj Dubai hotel, and discussed forensic engineering ...Read More
There's No Smoke Without Fire
10th December 2018
On Tuesday 4 December Sarah Hooton, a fire engineer in Hawkins’ London Office, gave a seminar on fire engineering and fire spread entitled: There’s No Smoke Without Fire: ...Read More
Hawkins Hosts Cocktail Evening ...
5th December 2018
On the 28th of November, Hawkins’ Singapore Office hosted a cocktail evening for around fifty guests at the Singapore Cricket Club. Dr David Rose, Director of the Singapore ...Read More
The Liverpool Liverbirds Win ...
3rd December 2018
Hawkins is proud to sponsor the Liverpool Liverbirds women’s water polo team throughout their successful season. On the 24th and 25th of November in Walsall, the Liverbirds ...Read More
Fire & Flood: Elements Out of Control ...
29th November 2018
Earlier this month, two investigators from Hawkins’ London Office, and two from Hawkins’ Reigate Office, gave forensic case study presentations on specific types of property ...Read More
Hong Kong Maritime Week 2018
27th November 2018
As part of the Hong Kong Maritime Week program, Hawkins hosted a debate together with the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA).Hong Kong Maritime ...Read More
Hawkins Welcomes Electrical Engineer ...
13th November 2018
Prior to joining Hawkins, Ben has gained more than 15 years' experience working in the power industry as an electrical expert, with assignments in over 30 countries, and with ...Read More
Civil Engineering Presentations ...
9th November 2018
In late October, three of Hawkins Civil Engineers visited DWF’s Manchester Office to give presentations directly to solicitors currently working with forensic engineering-based ...Read More
Hawkins Wishes Everyone a Safe ...
2nd November 2018
Remember, remember your safety precautions this fifth of November. Bonfire Night is once again upon us, a 413 year old celebration of a failed conspiracy by a group of provincial ...Read More
Dr Chris Wareham Speaks at the ...
31st October 2018
Dr Chris Wareham of Hawkins’ Dubai Office recently spoke at the Lahore Insurance Institute’s conference on 16 October 2018. The institute was established in 1956, and ...Read More
Hydrology and Home Insurance: Widespread ...
24th October 2018
Storm Callum has recently caused rivers in Wales to burst from their banks and flood nearly 200 homes. As a result, Operations Manager Huwel Manley of Natural Resources Wales ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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) ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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, ...Read More
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. ...Read More
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, ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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, ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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. ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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, ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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, ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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”. ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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.Read More
´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 ...Read More
Hawkins Dubai Expands
30th October 2015
Hawkins International’s office in Dubai has expanded with the arrival of Nick Coogan.Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More