| Commentary

172 General

| Commentary

2: LITIGATION

172 General

Legal actions arising out of construction contracts are normally commenced in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC), a specialist list in both the High Court and county courts1. Generally, claims which are for less than £250,000 should be commenced in county courts or other High Court centres outside London which have TCC designated judges. However, a non-exclusive list of exceptions is as follows:

  1. 172.1

        Cases involving adjudications, including enforcements and arbitrations may be started in the High Court, irrespective of the financial amount involved; this is justified by the need to build up a body of case

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