Chancery Litigation is a broad term which is used to cover any litigation which takes place in the Chancery Division of the High Court.

In practice, the Chancery Division handles the following cases:

  • 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’)
  • Claims relating to partnerships (eg dissolution)
  • Cancelling, setting aside or correcting (‘rectifying’) errors in deeds and other legal instruments
  • Breaches of trust or contract
  • Professional negligence

The Chancery Division also handles appeals about the following:

  • Claims relating to partnerships (eg dissolution)
  • Cancelling, setting aside or correcting (‘rectifying’) errors in deeds and other legal instruments
  • Breaches of trust or contract
  • Professional negligence

Cases are heard at the High Court when the value of the claim exceeds £100,000.00.

The solicitors at TV Edwards have the experience, knowledge and expertise to assist you if your case concerns Chancery Litigation. If you are seeking a solicitor to advise you or would generally like to find out more about our services, please contact our Dispute Resolution team at TV Edwards.

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