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A specialist industry requires a specialist court with specialist practitioners

One effect of the depth of the recession in the construction industry was an increased willingness to take disputes to the courts. In the year 2010-2011 the number of cases heard by the specialist Technology and Construction Court (TCC) rose to a high of 512, according to the court’s annual report, following a rise the previous year to 502 cases. Only now is that figure starting to drop off, with 457 new claims brought last year.

Construction law is a complex area of law, requiring such a specialist court and specialist lawyers and judges to administer it. The TCC deals with areas of law including traditional building cases, as well as professional negligence claims, claims regarding development, dilapidation claims and so forth.

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