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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...

TECBAR/TECSA Jane Lemon QC Memorial Competition

Members will recall the competition that was jointly run by TECBAR and TECSA in memory of the much-loved Jane Lemon QC. The entries were judged by Mr Justice Fraser who after careful consideration commented on the high standard of the entries and after careful...

TECBAR Statement in light of the death of George Floyd

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...

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