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What judges are in the Chancery Division?
Chancery Division Judges
- Mr Justice Michael Green. 5 May 2021 |Biographies|Chancery Division Judges.
- Mrs Justice Bacon DBE. 24 November 2020 |Biographies|Chancery Division Judges|Chancery.
- Mr Justice Meade.
- Mr Justice Miles.
- Mr Justice Fancourt.
- Mrs Justice Falk.
- Mr Justice Marcus Smith.
- Mr Justice Birss.
What is the purpose of the Chancery Division in the High Court?
The Chancery Division (housed in the Rolls Building) deals with business law, trusts law, probate law, insolvency, and land law in relation to issues of equity. It has specialist courts (the Patents Court and the Companies Court) which deal with patents and registered designs and company law matters respectively.
Are High Court Judgements published?
The most important judgments of the Court of Appeal and the High Court, by and large, are reserved judgments and we were now free to publish all these judgments free from any private copyright entanglement. Judges have no particular know-how or interest in desktop publishing.
What does Chancery mean in court?
1 : a record office for public archives or those of ecclesiastical, legal, or diplomatic proceedings. 2a capitalized : a high court of equity in England and Wales with common-law functions and jurisdiction over causes in equity. b : a court of equity in the American judicial system.
What cases are heard in the Chancery Division?
What the Chancery Division of the High Court does
- disputes relating to business, property or land.
- disputes over trusts.
- competition claims under either European or UK competition law.
- commercial disputes (domestic and international)
- intellectual property issues.
- disputes over the validity of a will (‘probate disputes’)
What cases go to Chancery court?
Typically, the types of issues handled by chancery courts include contract disputes, injunction applications, lawsuits and name changes. Issues dealing with adoption, divorce and workers’ compensation, to name a few, are sometimes heard in either circuit or chancery courts.
Who is the head of the Chancery Division?
the Chancellor of the High Court
The head of the Chancery Division is the Chancellor of the High Court (“the Chancellor”).
Are all judgments published?
Not every case is published, either in reported or unreported format. Only a select number of cases are published. The decision to publish a case is generally based on: the importance of the court the case was heard in.
What cases does the Chancery Division deal with?
What does Chancery deal with?
The Chancery had jurisdiction over all matters of equity, including trusts, land law, the estates of lunatics and the guardianship of infants.
Does the Court of Chancery still exist?
These provisions were brought into effect after amendment with the Supreme Court of Judicature Act 1875, and the Court of Chancery ceased to exist. The Chancery Division remains to this day part of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales.