TECBAR was founded in 1983 and now has 400 members. It is the specialist bar association for employed or self-employed barristers who practise in the Technology and Construction Court, forming part of the UK’s Business and Property Courts, or before adjudicators, arbitrators, both domestic and international, and other tribunals. Claims tried in the TCC involve construction and engineering projects both here and abroad, IT, environmental, professional negligence and property dilapidation disputes and adjudicators enforcement. TECBAR is a member of the Bar Council and a TECBAR representative attends its meetings. Membership is open only to those who meet the criteria required by its rules. The Membership Application Form can be downloaded from the become a member section.
On behalf of TECBAR I would like to welcome you to our website. Members will find useful information and links here including relevant Civil Procedure Rules, the Pre Action Protocol, TCC Judgments and previous TECBAR lectures. For those non members visiting the site, TECBAR members have unrivalled legal expertise as advocates, advisers, arbitrators, adjudicators and mediators in matters arising from the construction industry and information technology. Means by which they can be appointed can be found here. Please do get in touch if you have any suggestions to make.
Alexander Nissen QC, Chair of TECBAR
TECBAR welcomes and endorses the statement issued by the Bar Council on 4 June 2020 on the rule of law, equal treatment, and inclusion, in the light of George Floyd’s death. TECBAR regards equality, diversity and inclusion at the Bar to be fundamental to the values of our profession and reaffirms its commitment to promote the same by way of renewed efforts, practical steps and difficult conversations where necessary.
Lord Dyson – formerly Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice and a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.