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TECBAR Elections 2024

TECBAR has begun its latest round of elections for positions on the Committee. The terms of the following Committee positions expire in July 2024: Chair Vice-Chair Treasurer Bar Council Representative 5 x ordinary Committee members The election process will shortly...

Equal Representation in Arbitration

The TECBAR Committee would like to make members aware of the opportunity to support the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge.  Further details are below. What is the ERA Pledge? The Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA) Pledge launched in 2015 seeking to...

TECBAR Elections

TECBAR has begun its latest round of elections for positions on the Committee. The terms of the following Committee positions expire in July 2023: Secretary 3 x ordinary Committee members (at least one or which is to be less than 7 years call) The election process...

TCC150 – London event information

TECBAR is pleased to share further information about the upcoming events in 2023 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Technology and Construction Court. The TCC150 events will be held across the country throughout the year from March through to November. Please...

Updates to the TCC Guide

Following the release on 12 October 2022 of an updated TCC Guide (which can be downloaded here), TECBAR has produced a note setting out the key changes included in the new version. Please click here for a copy of the note.  

Law Commission Consultation – The Arbitration Act 1996

In September 2022 the Law Commission of England and Wales published a consultation paper entitled “Review of the Arbitration Act 1996”.  The full consultation is available from the Law Commission website via this...

Departure of Rachel Ansell QC as Chair of TECBAR

The TECBAR Committee wishes to take the opportunity to thank its outgoing Chair, Rachel Ansell QC. Rachel stands down from her position of Chair after an impressive 21 years of continuous involvement in TECBAR as a Committee Member.  During her time on the committee,...

TECBAR AGM

TECBAR held its Annual General Meeting at Apothecaries' Hall on 28 July 2022. The Committee approved reports from the departing Chair of TECBAR, Rachel Ansell QC, and approved the annual reports from the Dispute Resolution sub-committee, the Bar Council Representative...

TECBAR Committee Election

After a hiatus due to Covid, it is once again time for the TECBAR Committee elections.  The following officer positions will become vacant and nominations are invited: Chair, Vice-Chair and Treasurer, TECBAR Bar Council Representative.  In addition, the following...

New TCC Marshalling Scheme dates announced

The aim of the TECBAR TCC Marshalling Scheme is to enable junior barristers who are interested in developing a practice in technology or construction law to spend a week with a TCC Judge during pupillage or in the first few years of tenancy/TCC practice. Applicants...

David Sears QC

The TECBAR Committee was shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden death of former committee member David Sears QC on Sunday 24 January 2020. David was a leading construction silk who was very well-known and hugely popular.  His light-hearted and laid-back manner...

Bar Council Virtual Pupillage Fair

TECBAR is pleased to be supporting the Bar Council’s Virtual Pupillage Fair, taking place on Saturday 17 October 2020.  Association members will be speaking at the panel events and assisting attendees in the online CV clinics.  Further information about the event can...

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