A Squatter is a person occupying land or property without the owners consent.
A tax on the transfer documents for certain types of transaction. Examples are buying shares, patent rights and properties.
A Statement is a written account by a witness of the details of a matter.
A Stay of Execution is a court order to temporarily suspend or delay the execution of a court judgment or other court order.
The court can Strike Out A Case (prevent all further proceedings) if a party fails to comply with a rule, practice direction or court order. It can also happen if there appears to be no reasonable grounds for bringing or defending a claim. Either party (the defendant or the claimant) can ask the court to strike a…
A company controlled by another company. The control is normally a result of having more than 50% of the voting rights.
A Suitor is the person bringing a suit before a court.
A Summary Assessment is when a court makes a cost order it may make an assessment of costs immediately after it has made the order. The court will usually make a summary assessment. See Detailed Assessment and Taxation of Costs.
Summing-up is a review of the evidence and directions as to the law by a judge immediately before a jury retires to consider its verdict.
A Summons is an order to appear or produce evidence to a court.