Timothy Hill

Timothy Hill

Hong Kong

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +852 2840 5023

Fax +852 2219 0222


Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Timothy Hill is "certainly at the top of the dialling list" for complex construction mandates. He has extensive experience in handling non-contentious advisory work, in addition to complex arbitration cases.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020

Timothy Hill is Head of the Construction and Engineering practice of Hogan Lovells in Asia. Tim combines deep knowledge of the construction industry with highly effective dispute resolution techniques. There are very few issues faced by construction industry professionals that Tim has not encountered throughout his three decades of practice.

Tim advises participants at all levels in the supply chain, acting for project sponsors, contractors, major subcontractors, and consultants. He advises clients throughout the full life cycle of the projects, with particular emphasis on project delivery and post-completion work. 

Tim advises clients on project procurement, including selection of forms of contract, and managing risk in procurement. He has advised clients on a wide range of both standard forms and bespoke forms of contract.  He is currently advising a project owner on the procurement of a construction works for a casino and drafting a suite of contracts for Hong Kong’s largest sports venue.

Tim advises clients on risk management and dispute avoidance on pending contracts.

Awards and recognitions


Hall of Fame, Construction (Hong Kong)
Legal 500

2001-2012, 2017-2021

Construction, Leading Individual (Hong Kong)
Legal 500 Asia Pacific


Construction, Leading Individual
Chambers Asia-Pacific


Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms) (China)
Chambers Global


Dispute Resolution: Arbitration - International Firms (China)
Chambers Asia-Pacific


Acritas Star
Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers


Global Leader – Construction (Hong Kong)
Who's Who Legal

Education and admissions


The College of Law, Chester, 1983

LL.B., University of Manchester, 1982

LL.B, with honors, Ashville College


Former council member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators

Past Chair, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch)

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, Hong Kong

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Acting for project owner in High Court regarding contractor's disputed final account and claims for extension of time.

Procurement of construction services for the construction of a new tertiary institution to be based in Hong Kong.

Advising a client in respect of disputes arising from the construction of a casino and hotel project in Macau.

Advising a client in respect of a joint venture agreement for the construction of major civil engineering works.

Advising a client in respect of rights and liabilities in respect of a rail project in Hong Kong.

Advising a contractor in respect of liabilities arising from allegations that there is excessive lead in water pipes in works constructed by them.

Advising a party in respect of the construction of a hydrocarbon process, situated in the mainland of China. Leading to an LCIA arbitration.

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