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see equityequity,
principles of justice originally developed by the English chancellor. In Anglo-American jurisprudence equitable principles and remedies are distinguished from the older system that the common law courts evolved.
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Chancery

A building or suite of rooms designed to house any of the following: a low court with special functions, archives, a secretarial, a chancellery.

chancery

A building or suite of rooms designed to house any of the following: a lawcourt with special functions, archives, a secretariat, a chancellery.
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The Journal has now learned the administrator filed a further claim against Longbenton Foods, again with the chancery division of the Leeds court, the following day.
It will be heard by Mr Justice Floyd, in the Chancery division of London's High Court.
JENA, Germany, June 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2009 the Patents Court of the High Court, Chancery Division, decided that Occlutech's range of Figulla ASD and PFO occluders do not infringe the U.
But nebusiness understands that a long-running boardroom feud led to it seeking liquidation in the chancery division of the High Court last month.
A judgement made in the Chancery division of the High Court in London decided the firm's actions resulted in Pamela losing her children.
Lord Justice Hoffmann's appearance in the Chancery Division of London's High Court for two days last week was the equivalent of a busman's holiday, since his regular patch is now the House of Lords.
Topchik, a partner in the West Orange law firm of Mandelbaum, Salsburg, Cold, Lazris & Steinberg, representing the tenant, the Appellate Division overturned a Chancery Division decision and upheld the tenant's right to exercise, more than once, the purchase option contained in its lease.
In 2010, Cook County recorded 50,889 foreclosure filings in the Chancery Division, compared to 47,049 foreclosure filings in 2009.
There are exceptions to the ruling, which does not apply to the Commercial or Admiralty Court or to cases in the Chancery Division, TCC or Mercantile Court where the value of the claim is [pounds sterling]2m or above (excluding interest and costs).
Today's case will be heard by Mr Justice Floyd in the High Court's Chancery division.
Solicitors asked for the case to be transferred to the Chancery Division in Leeds, which is pending.
Now, following three hearings in the High Court, His Honour, Judge Wyn Williams QC, Head of the Chancery Division of the High Court in Wales sitting in Cardiff, has ruled that a council enforcement notice was defective at its date of issue and did not comply with the law as to its content.