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Rebecca WeirSolicitor

Rebecca Weir

Rebecca is a solicitor in our Commercial Disputes team, specialising primarily in Construction & Engineering work and she joined Hay & Kilner in 2016 and trained with the firm.

She read Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds before studying for an MSc in Law, Business & Management at the University of Law, Leeds.

Rebecca has experience with disputes involving adjudication, litigation, mediation and other forms of ADR over a variety of matters including care home construction, housing schemes, renewable heat source installations and professional negligence. Rebecca regularly undertakes her own advocacy and appears in court on behalf of clients.

She is also able to assist on the non-contentious side and advises on all aspects of construction and engineering projects including the CDM Regulations and drafting & negotiating:

  • building and engineering contracts (standard form & bespoke)
  • professional appointments
  • collateral warranties
  • indemnities
  • other ancillary project documents

Rebecca is also a member of the Society of Construction Law (SCL) and of Astra, a Junior branch of SCL.

Outside of work Rebecca is a keen photographer and (very) amateur rugby player for Novocastrians WRFC.

You can also read her insight into life at Hay & Kilner here.


  • "Thanks for everything Rebecca. You have been brilliant and we can’t thank you enough."

    - Client of Rebecca Weir

  • "Really friendly, clear, concise help provided. Utter professionalism demonstrated on both of our experiences using Hay & Kilner."

    - Client of Rebecca Weir

  • "We really appreciated Rebecca’s help and guidance throughout the process."

    - Client of Rebecca Weir

  • "Rebecca provided a prompt and efficient service to ensure that urgent progress on our project was carried out. Using Hay & Kilner was definitely worthwhile."

    - Client of Rebecca Weir