The High Court judges at the Technology and Construction Court are awarded a 4.2% pay rise.

High Court judges working at the Technology and Construction Court have been awarded a 4.2% pay increase.

The two-stage pay rise will mean that Mr Justice Jackson, who is in charge of the court, and the five other High Court judges who deal with TCC cases saw their salaries to increase to £156,958 from 1 April. They will receive a further increase to £162,000 in November.

The 10 full-time senior circuit judges at the court have been awarded a 3.3%. From 1 April they will earn £127.061, which will increase to £129,900 from November.

The revised rates are part of the 2006-2007 pay review across the whole of the judiciary, with the average award being 3.4.%.