The written statement setting out the facts of a case. It is produced by a magistrates’ court when asking the High Court for an opinion on the law.
The financial value of a case – known as Case Value – is one of the factors used to asses which track a case (claim) should be allocated to.
The basis of a lawsuit founded on legal grounds and alleged facts which, if proved, would constitute all the “elements” required by statute.
A Caution is an official or legal warning, given by a Police Officer, to someone who has committed a minor offence but has not been charged. Can also refer to notice given to the Land Registry by a person with an interest in particular land to ensure that no action is taken in respect of…
A Caveat is a notice given to the registrar which prevents action by a party without notifying the other party.
Certificate of Legal Aid Costs is a certificate of costs allowed following taxation by a judicial or taxing officer (Previously referred to as an Allocatur).
A Certificate of Service is a document stating the date and manner in which the parties were served (given) a document. For example where a claim form is served by the claimant court rule requires the claimant to file a certificate of service within seven days of service of the claim form otherwise he may…
Cessate is a grant of representation of limited duration which has ceased and expired.
When either side in a case objects to the people who have been selected to serve on the jury before they are sworn in.
These are essentially rooms used either as the offices of a barrister or a private area where a judge may hold specific types of hearings.