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original precedent


This arises as a result of a judge making a decision in a case in the absence of any precedent or law.
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bail


This term refers to the practice of releasing a defendant (or accused) from custody until their next appearance in court.
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bailiff


Bailiffs and enforcement officers are authorised by the courts to exercise certain powers.
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bankrupt


This amounts to insolvency i.e. Being unable to pay your creditors.
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bar professional training course


The bptc (formerly known as the bar vocational course) is intended to cover the vocational stage in a barrister's training.
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barrister


A lawyer who is entitled to represent clients in all of the courts.
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battery


Battery is a summary criminal offence under s.39 of the criminal justice act 1988.
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beneficial interest


The right of a party to some profit, distribution, or benefit from a contract or trust.
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beneficiary


Someone entitled or benefiting under a will.
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bequest


A gift of personal property (i.e. Jewellery, money).
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