Areas of Law

There are many different areas of law covering a range of legal issues from individuals, companies, families and others.


Commercial Law

Business Team

Commercial law, or business law, is the law which governs business and commerce (trading).
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Company Law

Company Law

Company and partnership law is the law which governs a company’s classification and structuring.
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Criminal Law

Criminal Law

Criminal law is a body of common law, dealing with crime and legal punishments for criminal offences.
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Employment Law

Employment Law

Employment law concerns the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees in the workplace.
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Equity and Trust

Equity and Trust

Equity and trust refers to an area of law which involves equality and entrusting assets to another person.
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European Law

European Law

European law, or EU law, consists of a complex set of laws which governs the European Community.
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Family Law

Family law

Family law deals with all family and domestic relations issues, such as abuse, divorce, children and pensions.
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Immigration Law

Immigration Law

Immigration law is important in controlling who can enter the country, and who is allowed to stay.
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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Intellectual property law, or IP law, is concerned with legally protecting people’s ‘creations of the mind’.
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Land Law

Land and Property Law

Land and property law concerns both land, anything which is part of the land and anything which is in the land.
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Landlord Law

Landlord and Tenant Law

Landlord and tenant law concerns the potential issues when renting a property, such as disrepairs and deposits.
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Law of Contract

Law of Contract

Law of contract regulates contracts and the consequences if someone breaches a contract.
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Law of Evidence

Law of Evidence

Law of evidence concerns the rules of providing evidence to a Court to determine if a defendant is guilty.
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Law of Tort

Law of Tort

The law of tort refers to one person making a claim against another for compensation after suffering damages.
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Local Government

Local Government Law

Local government law covers the functions carried out by local authorities, ensuring they are regulated and legal.
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Mediation

Mediation

Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution, and is an attempt to agree out of Court.
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Planning Law

Planning Law

Planning law refers to the rights of landowners to control and develop their property, provided they follow the rules.
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Probate/Succession

Probate Law

Probate and succession concerns how an estate is handled after the owner passes away.
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Public Law

Public Law

Public law governs the public authorities’ powers, and relationships they have with individuals, to ensure fairness.
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Social Welfare Law

Social Welfare Law

Social welfare law concerns the rights and responsibilities of organisations and individuals.
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