Responsibility or obligation. For example, a debt is a liability or responsibility.
Libel is the tern for written defamation – a published statement, article or image which infers damaging remarks on a person’s reputation.
A License grants you the ability to carry out an act which would otherwise be illegal.
A Lien is a legal right to withhold the goods/property of another until payment is made.
If a business, company or organisation goes bankrupt or shuts down, it must go through the process of liquidation. Through this process, the assets of the company are sold to pay creditors, with any surplus going to shareholders.
Listing Questionnaire is used to ensure that all issues are resolved and that the parties are ready for trial. Used for Fast track and Multi track claims only.
A Litigant in Person is a person who starts or defends a case without legal representation. Such a person is entitled to be accompanied by another person who may advise them, but may not address the court.
Litigation is the process of taking legal action, specifically by taking a case through Court.
A Litigation Friend is a person who conducts legal proceedings on behalf of a child or a mentally incapacitated person.
Living Together is another term for cohabitation where marriage or civil partnership rights are not legally applicable.