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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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According to daily Phileleftheros, on January 22 the UK's High Court of Justice Business and Property Courts (Chancery Division) deemed inadmissible an appeal filed by the Cypriot government which was trying to reverse a previous ruling.
Ashley is also turning his guns back on Ibrox chairman Dave King and director Paul Murray who are also named Turn to Page 49 From Back Page in the action which has been lodged at the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice.
Mr Justice Eve sat in the Chancery Division until his retirement in 1937 and he died in 1940 at the age of 84.
Figures released by the High Court's chancery division show that 368 claims for breach of fiduciary duty were lodged in 2013 - up from 107 in the previous 12 months.
He slapped them with a writ in July last year in the court's Chancery Division under his real name Matthew Hall.
Newcastle City Council opted not to raise its fees and in a letter sent in June 2010 said it would remove care providers who did not sign new contracts with the authority, an action which Mr Justice Norris of the Chancery Division of the High Court has now condemned.
Sir Brian sat alongside Sir John and Lord Dyson - plus Sir Terence Etherton, head of the Chancery Division of the High Court, and Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division of the High Court, as he took office.
Mr Justice Birss, who sits in the Chancery Division and is used to dealing with massive legal bills, described the figures as "startling".
Sir John previously held senior judicial appointments as a Judge of the High Court of England and Wales (Chancery Division), and a Judge of the Courts of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey in the Channel isles.
"I wonder if it isn't malpractice for lawyers to avoid ESI (electronically stored information)," said Peter Flynn, judge for the Cook County Circuit Court Chancery Division.
The case went before a High Court Registrar in the Chancery Division of the High Court when lawyers for Phoenix Venture Holdings argued for the disclosure of financial information related to the assets of MG Rover, which passed between administrators PwC and HBoS in 2005.