Courting favour: The UK's first PFI crown and county court building has been completed in Belfast at a cost of £20m. Designed by the Hurd Rolland Partnership it contains 16 crime, county and magistrates' courtrooms arranged in two tiers. Public access is from a glazed mall overlooking the Laganside waterfront. The PFI consortium comprises Jarvis Projects and two local contractors, Karl Construction and Northern Builders, with IG Doran as structural engineer, Torpy & Partners as services engineer and Gleeds DRA as employer's agent.