TCC—making an application
TCC—making an application

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • TCC—making an application
  • How to make an application in the TCC
  • Application notice, supporting evidence and draft order in the TCC
  • Filing an application in the TCC
  • Serving an application in the TCC
  • Responding to an application in the TCC
  • Evidence in reply in TCC applications
  • Consent orders in the TCC
  • Applications without notice (AWN) in the TCC
  • Urgent or expedited applications in the TCC
  • more

This Practice Note looks at interim applications in cases proceeding in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC). It looks at specific provisions set out in CPR 60, CPR PD 60 and the Technology and Construction Court Guide, section 6 which guide practitioners on how to make, file, serve and respond to an interim application.

Specific guidance is given on preparing the application notice, witness statements in support of the application, draft order, evidence in response and any witness statements in reply. Applications for summary judgment and strike out in the TCC are also looked at.

This Practice Note also considers consent orders, without notice applications, urgent or expedited applications and pre-action applications made in TCC claims.

Finally, practical tips on making applications in the TCC are offered.

Note:

  1. shorter and flexible trials schemes—claims started on or after 1 October 2015 in the TCC may be suitable for and/or be subject to one or both of the schemes operating under CPR PD 57AB, namely the shorter trials scheme and/or the flexible trials scheme. For more information on these schemes, see Practice Notes: Business and Property Courts—shorter trials scheme for claims issued on or after 1 October 2015 and Business and Property Courts—flexible trials scheme for claims issued on or after 1 October 2015

  2. electronic working—as of 25 April 2017, CE-File electronic working is mandatory for all