The Technology, Engineering and Construction (TEC) List is suitable for proceedings in which a substantial issue is raised in respect of technology, engineering or building construction works.

Proceedings managed in this list also include breaches of warranties of performance of a technical component in a contract, and matters where it is alleged that a technical device has failed, underperformed or malfunctioned, which often involve an assessment of expert evidence of a technical nature.

Judge in charge

The Honourable Justice Digby

Deputy judge in charge

The Honourable Justice Stynes

 

The following documents provide further guidance on TEC List proceedings:  

Practice notes

Standard operating procedures

The TEC List has, from time to time, published Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). There have also been discussions with the TEC List User Group about the proposed introduction of new SOPs. As part of a Court-wide project to consolidate and re-issue practice documents, the subject matter of existing SOPs and previously proposed SOPs has been incorporated into the Supreme Court's re-issued Practice Notes as follows:

Appointment of mediators, referees and assessors

  • Practice Note SC CC 1 Commercial Court (First revision) paragraphs:
    • 13.1 - 13.4 (provisions relating to mediation , with a standard order for a mediation Schedule 4). 
    • 13.5 (practitioners to identify questions for a reference to a special referee or court appointed expert). 
    • 13.6 (standard order for a reference Schedule 5).
    • 13.7 (standard order for appointment of a Court appointed expert under s. 65M Civil Procedure Act 2010, Schedule 6). 
    • 13.8 (provision for appointment of an assessor under s. 77 Supreme Court Act 1986).

Procedure for Entry of Judgments and Issue of Debt Certificates

Discovery

Production by electronic transfer of documents

Technology assisted review

References to special referees or court appointed experts

De-duplication technology

Vienna convention on international sale of goods (CISG)

Enquiries regarding Technology, Engineering and Construction List proceedings should be directed to the Commercial Court Registry .

Phone: 03 8600 2002
Email: pbzzrepvnypbheg@fhcerzrpbheg.ivp.tbi.nhua.vog.civ.truocemerpus@truoclaicremmoccommercialcourt@supcourt.vic.gov.au 

For more information see judicial support contacts.