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From all the staff here at Chartlands Chambers, we'd like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and an even better New Year over this festive period! We've had another great year here at Chartlands Chambers and we'd like to give a massive thank you...

In the interest of exploring this topic, we’ve recently been keeping up with the ever developing story of the baby Gammy, a child that, after being born with down syndrome, was left behind by his intended adoptive parents. So, what exactly can you do in...

A personal injury claim is usually put through when an individual has suffered injury in any accident which wasn't their fault, this process can sometimes be very lengthy depending upon the situation, but the first step would be to contact a local solicitor who will...

Civil Litigation, the law and what it is A civil law dispute is where there's an argument which is not criminal or family in nature but the word 'Litigation' means a legal case between 2 or more individuals, the situations in which civil litigation arises in...

The basic difference between barristers and solicitors is that a barrister mainly defends people in court and a solicitor mainly performs legal work outside court. There are, however, exceptions. Solicitor When people talk about going to see their lawyer, it is usually a solicitor that they will...

Do you understanding common law?  According to wikipedia - http://bit.ly/D0vHwPrimary connotations[edit]. The term common law involves three main connotations and several historical meanings: Common law as opposed to statutory law and administrative/regulatory law[edit]. Connotation 1 distinguishes the authority which promulgated a law. For example, most areas...