A Consecutive Sentence is an order for a subsequent sentence of imprisonment to commence as soon as a previous sentence expires. Can apply to more than two sentences.
Consensual is a contract that can be oral or written and is agreed to by the parties involved.
Consequence is a term that is applied to the natural result of an action and that is expected to happen.
Consider means to think about, or to ponder or study and to examine carefully. A judge or jury will consider their verdict.
In civil law, Consign means to deposit in the custody of a third person a thing belonging to the debtor, for the benefit of the creditor, under the authority of a court of justice.
Consolidation is the act of combining two or more things into one. In corporate law, the union of two or more corporations into a new corporation along with the dissolution of the original corporations. See also Merger.
Conspiracy is the action of plotting. A secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful.
Constructive Dismissal is the changing of an employee’s job or working conditions with the aim of forcing their resignation.
This is to presume that something is known. The law sometimes presumes that a person knows something even though they do not.
An agreement by a creditor, such as a bank, to provide up to £25,000 of credit to a consumer.