The highly popular Marshal scheme, set up by TECSA in conjunction with TCC judges, provides an opportunity for junior qualified lawyers to shadow a specified judge and observe court business over a week.
Set up in conjunction with TCC Judges in London and Birmingham, the Marshal Scheme has now been in successful operation since 2005. The Scheme, which is aimed at junior qualified lawyers specialising in Technology, Engineering and Construction related fields, allows marshals to sit with an allocated London TCC Judge and observe Court business for a week. There are limited placements each year and a waiting list is in place.
Placements are allocated in order of time on the waiting list (subject to conflicts). Those who have taken part in this popular Scheme have found the experience an extremely useful insight into the role of the TCC, its Judges and procedures: